Arup Das, M.D., chief for the Division of Opthamology within UNM School of Medicine Department of Surgery, was recently invited by the National Institutes of Health to serve as a member of the Biology and Diseases of the Posterior Eye Study Section, Center for Scientific Review. His term begins immediately and continues until June 2008.

Dr. Das was chosen because of his demonstrated competence and achievements, publications in scientific journals, his judgment and ability to work effectively in a group. His contribution will afford the opportunity for significant input to the national biomedical research effort.