International recognition for Richard Filek

Richard Filek

ARVO (The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology) is one of the largest international ophthalmology meetings in the world. Richie has been invited to the podium to present his thesis work and was given the following distinction (in the words of ARVO organizers):

Congratulations Richard,

Your abstract has been selected by the Annual Meeting Program Committee as a "Hot Topic," representing the newest and most innovative research being conducted in various specialties. This distinction, awarded to just over 2% of all 2017 Annual Meeting abstracts, could mean your research may potentially have interest for the press and the public.