A Gene Therapy Update

A Gene Therapy Update from the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Carver College of Medicine, and Stephen A. Wynn Institute for Vision Research at the University of Iowa

The pharmaceutical company Spark Therapeutics recently announced FDA approval [1,2] of a gene therapy...

Carter takes the helm at AAO

Department chair Keith D. Carter, M.D., FACS began his term as the 122nd president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) on January 1. Dr. Carter was elected to the position by the Academy’s community of ophthalmologists in recognition of his scientific leadership, international...