Narsing RAO (USA)

Dr Rao is Professor of Ophthalmology and first chair holder of Stieger Vision Research Endowed chair at the University of Southern California. He was awarded medical degree from Osmania University, Hyderabad and completed residencies in pathology and ophthalmology at the Georgetown University, and a fellowship at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C. His research endowers focus on uveitis and related ophthalmic inflammatory diseases and such work is supported by grants from National Institute of health continuously since 1985 He has published over 400 peer reviewed articles on ophthalmic diseases in the United States, three books and the American Registry of Pathology-AFIP fascicle on Tumors of the Eye and Ocular Adnexa. He is recipient of several awards including Lorenz Zimmerman, Bietti and International Uveitis medals.