Rizzo receives 2013 Bartimaeus Award

Matthew Rizzo, M.D., UI professor of neurology and mechanical and industrial engineering, is the 2013 recipient of the Bartimaeus Award from the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology. The award, presented at the 6th biennial World Congress on “The Eye, The Brain & The Auto 2013," recognizes research excellence in the area of vision and driving.

Rizzo, an expert in the role of vision and cognition in everyday tasks, including driving, also is director of the Aging Mind and Brain Initiative at the UI.