An update from Dr. Vijitha Vempuluru

Vijitha Vempuluru

Dr. Vijitha Vempuluru, winner of the first Victoria Cohen Scholarship, now works at the LV Prasad Eye Institute in Hyderabad, India.
Here she provides an update on her work in ocular oncology since completing her fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, USA.

Ocular Oncology Events Calendar 2024

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The Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust has created a useful calendar of relevant events which we hope will help you to plan your year and your diary.

COVER Excellence Awards 2023

COVER Awards 2023

The Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust was delighted to be selected as the charity partner for the COVER Excellence Awards 2023 held in London on 3rd November.

Fellowship Opportunities

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We support aspiring ocular oncologists with the cost of their fellowship by awarding the Victoria Cohen Scholarship on an annual basis. The scholarship is currently worth $30,000, or equivalent.

“Couldn’t have done it without them”

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Dr. Vijitha Vempuluru, winner of the Victoria Cohen Scholarship 2022, will shortly return to Hyderabad, India, after completing her fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, USA. Here she provides a review of her year learning from and working with Dr. Carol Shields:

Three Ambassadors appointed

Eye cancer is a global disease. Ambassadors for the Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust help to raise awareness of ocular melanoma and retinoblastoma and the need for more ocular oncologists.

2023 Scholarship shortlist

22nd May

Three aspiring ocular oncologists have been shortlisted for this year’s Victoria Cohen Scholarship. Interviews will take place in June and the winner will be announced shortly after.

20 applications received

13th may

Twenty applications have been received from aspiring ocular oncologists from all over the world for this year’s Victoria Cohen Scholarship.