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Lotfi Merabet, OD, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School; Director, The Laboratory for Visual Neuroplasticity. Massachusetts Eye and Ear, and Schepens Eye Research Institute; Staff Optometrist, Vision Rehabilitation Service. Massachusetts Eye and Ear, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital


Lotfi Merabet is a clinician-scientist investigating how the brain adapts to visual impairment. He completed his doctorate degree in neuroscience (University of Montréal) and clinical doctorate in optometry (New England College of Optometry). He then continued his post-doctoral training at Harvard Medical School, Boston University, and the MGH Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging. This was followed by a Master’s degree in Public Health (Harvard). In 2010, he joined the clinical and research faculty of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear and his work is currently supported by the NIH/National Eye Institute. He also serves on the Education and CVI Steering Committees of the Perkins School for the Blind, and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Carroll Center for the Blind and the National Braille Press.


Disclosures for 2024 CVI Conference: Building Meaningful Recognition
Lotfi Merabet is not being paid for his presentation, but his registration fees are being waived.

Lotfi Merabet does not have any nonfinancial relationships to disclose.