Lloyd Paul Aiello, Harvard Medical School, USA
Lloyd Paul Aiello, MD, PhD, FARVO is Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair for Centers of Excellence at Harvard Department of Ophthalmology, Director of the Beetham Eye Institute and Head of Eye Research at the Joslin Diabetes Center, and Founding Chair of the National Eye Institute Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCR). Dr. Aiello is an internationally recognized expert in basic and clinical research of diabetic retinopathy, and teleophthalmology for diabetic eye disease. His research addresses biochemical and molecular mechanisms underlying diabetic retinopathy, the development of novel interventions, and subsequent therapeutic evaluation through design and implementation of rigorous phase 1-3 clinical trials. He also studies novel imaging modalities and their impact on teleophthalmology programs for diabetic patients. Dr. Aiello has authored over 300 publications and received over 50 national and international awards for his research. He was a co-recipient the Champalimaud Vision Award, the world's largest prize in ophthalmology and visual science.
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