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Photos from the 2015 Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala

The Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala showcases the visionaries and catalysts who share Glaucoma Research Foundation's mission to prevent vision loss from glaucoma by investing in innovative research, education, and support with the ultimate goal of finding a cure.

To date, more than $3 million has been raised from this event to benefit glaucoma research and education programs. We are most grateful to our generous donors and sponsors. The Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala took place on February 5, 2015 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.


2012 Catalyst Award winner Richard L. Lindstrom, MD (left) and Gena Harper, Senior Vice President at Morgan Stanley with her guide dog Yule (right), presented Adrienne Graves, PhD (center) with the 2015 Catalyst Award at the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala.


From left, Gala Co-Chair, Gary Cleary, PharmD, PhD, Kazue Watanabe, Consul General of Japan Masato Watanabe, Nobel Laureate and 2015 Visionary Award recipient Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, and Gala Co-Chair Nobuko Saito Cleary.


Glaucoma Research Foundation Catalyst for a Cure researchers attend the Innovators Circle reception preceding the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala. From left, Jeffrey L. Goldberg, MD, PhD, Alfredo Dubra, PhD, Vivek Srinivasan, PhD, and Andrew Huberman, PhD.


From left, 2015 Visionary Award recipients and renowned stem cell researchers Masayo Takahashi, MD, PhD and Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD with Glaucoma Research Foundation Board Chairman Andrew G. Iwach, MD.


Jeffrey L. Goldberg, MD, PhD provides an update on the Catalyst for a Cure Biomarkers Initiative at the Innovators Circle Reception preceding the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala.


Members of the Delta Gamma Fraternity, who volunteer their assistance at the Gala, with Gena Harper and Mike May (center) and their guide dogs Yule and Tank.


From left: Laxmi Poruir, Anita Patel, MD, 2015 Catalyst Award recipient Adrienne Graves, PhD, Tanya Schnaydman, and Sandra Lee.


David E. I. Pyott, CBE, Chairman, President and CEO of Allergan, Inc., with H. Dunbar Hoskins, Jr., MD, co-founder of Glaucoma Research Foundation.


From left, Glaucoma Research Foundation President & CEO Thomas M. Brunner with June Behrendt Otto, President of the Edward J. Daly Foundation, and Paul N. Schacknow, MD, PhD, President of The Max and Evelyn Schacknow Foundation.


From left, Kim Grosso, and Albert Lim from University of California San Diego with John Hetherington, Jr., MD, co-founder, Glaucoma Research Foundation.


George A. Cioffi, MD, Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee, presents the 2015 Shaffer Prize to András M. Komáromy, DrMedVet, PhD, for his innovative research project.


2005 Catalyst Award recipient Steven Kirsch enjoys dinner with Paul P. Lee, MD, JD, keynote speaker for both the 2015 Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum and the Glaucoma Symposium.


Consul General of Japan Masato Watanabe with his wife, Kazue.


Wonderful participation from the audience for the Fund-A-Scientist initiative raised $170,000 for innovative research projects.


From left: 2012 Catalyst Award recipient Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, Adrienne Graves, PhD, and Alan Crandall, MD.


From left: Matthew McMahon, PhD, Director of the Office of Translational Research at the National Eye Institute, Paul P. Lee, MD, JD, Director of the W.K. Kellogg Eye Center at the University of Michigan, Eugene de Juan, Jr., MD, the Jean Kelly Stock Distinguished Chair at UCSF and guests enjoy wine provided by Jessup Cellars at the President’s Reception at the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala on February 5, 2015.


Many thanks to J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines for their contributions including wine service for the Gala receptions and dinner and silent auction donations of two 3.0 liter bottles of wine. Pictured is a signed bottle of Los Osos 2008 Merlot.


Thank you to Jessup Cellars and Christopher Mazzo, Partner Relations Manager, for offering wine tastings during the Presidents Reception, along with contributing a VIP tasting experience and two bottles of wine to our silent auction.

Photography by Trish Tunney and Anthony Lindsey.

Last reviewed on October 29, 2017

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