SUNY Buffalo Awarded NIH Grant for the Study of Vitamin D and Retinal Diseases

Amy Millen, Assistant Professor, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine

Published August 3, 2012

The University at Buffalo SUNY School of Public Health and Health Professions has been awarded a $1.2 million grant from the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health to study the association between vitamin D status and two leading causes of vision loss in the U.S., age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Assistant professor and nutritional epidemiologist Dr. Amy Millen is the principal investigator.