Active research in basic and clinical and visual science is conducted in permanent laboratories at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) and on the main campus of its major affiliate, New York Medical College. This relationship has enabled New York Eye and Ear Infirmary to expand research activities into otherwise impossible arenas. We receive support for research through various National Institutes of Health grants and private funding. Glaucoma, laser technology, computer science and bioengineering, ocular imaging, ocular Immunology and Inflammation, retinal physiology, neuron-ophthalmology, and cornea represent major areas of research at NYEE.
Residents are expected to take part in research projects while at NYEE, and an annual Resident's Day allows presentation of this work. Residents are encouraged to publish their work and present it at major meetings.