Dr. P.Sundaresan has been awarded visiting fellowship by the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) and the Israel Academy of Sciences (IAS) under the International Collaboration/Exchange programme 2019. As part of this, he visited department of Ophthalmology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel from 4th November to 17 th November , 2019. He delivered a guest lecture on Discovery of Genes causing Blindness and met with senior members (Dr. Eyal Banin , Dr. Dror Sharon and Dr. Anat Blumenfeld) of the Department of Ophthalmology at Hadassah Medical center, Jerusalem. He interacted with the faculty there and discussed the prospects of future collaboration. He also attended several talks at the institute. Dr. Sundaresan also visited Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, Israel and met Prof. Tamar Ben-Yosef ,Rappaport Faculty of Medicine who is working on genetics of Inherited retinal diseases.