Department of Ophthalmology - of a comprehensive vision...

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Department of Ophthalmology – Beckman Vision Center The Department of Ophthalmology started out embedded within the  Department of Surgery at the University of California San Francisco in 1873.  However, in the late 1800’s, Ophthalmology was established as its own  department.  Under the leadership of Dr. Frederick Cordes (1934-1959) and Dr.  Michael Hogan (1959-1975) the Department of Ophthalmology at UCSF grew  steadily. The department specialized in clinical ophthalmology, resident  education, and eye pathology. In order to expand the Department of  Ophthalmology's activities in basic vision research, Dr. Michael Hogan conceived 
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Unformatted text preview: of a comprehensive vision center, with clinicians and scientists working together for patient care, education, and research. Thanks to the generosity of numerous contributors, including the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation and the Koret Foundation, the Beckman Vision Center was inaugurated at UCSF on June 1, 1988 under the leadership of Chairman Steven G. Kramer. Ever since that date, the Beckman Vision Center has thrived to produce new scientific findings regarding Vision and the eye. There are currently 14 scientists working in the Division of Neuroscience at the Beckman Vision Center....
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