Research Day 2023

Our Research Day will be held on May 26, 2023

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences holds an annual Research Day to showcase the outstanding research conducted by our graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and residents over the past year.

Please join us on Friday, May 26 for the Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Research Day (send a request to Rita at for attendance link).

The Department of Opthalmology and Visual Sciences is excited to have Dr. Netan Coudhry, MD, FRCS(C), DAVO, FASRS as this years Keynote speaker for Research Day.


Dr. Netan Choudhry is the co-founder and medical director of the Vitreous Retina Macula Specialists of Toronto, a premier academic retina practice. He is internationally recognized Vitreoretinal Surgeon with affiliations at both the University of Toronto and Harvard Medical School and Ophthalmology Lead at the Cleveland Clinic Canada. He is universally recognized as a thought leader in retinal imaging and the diagnosis and treatment of rare disorders of the retina and vitreous.

Dr. Choudhry was one of the first to pioneer OCT imaging of the peripheral retina and is actively developing novel devices for imaging the retina and vitreous using non-invasive technology. He has published in the world’s most read/indexed journals including: The New England Journal of Medicine, the Lancet, Ophthalmology and the Retina Journal. Dr. Choudhry has authored several book chapters in the area of retinal imaging.

His current research focus continues to be in the integration of novel retinal imaging technologies including, Artificial Intelligence, imaging biomarkers & 3D medical device development.

He is an elected member of the Retina Society and Macula Society. He has been a member of the board of directors at the American Society of Retina Specialists, program committee for the Association for Research & Vision in Ophthalmology (ARVO, Canadian Retina Society and currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Foundation Fighting Blindness Canada.