Myths and Meanings: Adult Stem Cell Research One of the great frontiers of research in the quest to improve eye health involves stem cells. President’s Corner Doheny Eye Institute welcomes a new President and Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. SriniVas Sadda, who joined Doheny Eye Institute in 2002. #GivingTuesday When you give a gift to Doheny Eye Institute, you help to further the conservation, improvement and restoration of human eyesight. DEI’s History, Mission & Impact Created by Mrs. Carrie Estelle Doheny in 1947, The Doheny Eye Institute was founded with authentic passion for finding cures to all disease that limits human sight. DIRC Doheny Image Reading Center A research hub as well as a learning and resource center at DEI.