Research to Prevent Blindness

Scientific Advisory Panel

 Scientific Advisory Panel sitting in board room

Robin Ali, PhD, FMedSci 
Professor, Human Molecular Genetics
Head of Dept. of Genetics
Division of Molecular Therapy  
University College London Institute of Ophthalmology 

Anne L. Coleman, MD, PhD
Fran and Ray Stark Foundation Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, Center for Eye Epidemiology

Director, JSEI Center for Community Outreach
Director, Mobile Eye Clinic
Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California Los Angeles 

David Huang, MD, PhD
Professor, Ophthalmology
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Oregon Health & Science University 

Roderick R. McInnes, CM, MD, PhD, FRSC*
Director, Lady Davis Research Institute, Jewish General Hospital
Alva Chair in Human Genetics
Professor of Human Genetics
Professor of Biochemistry
McGill University
*On temporary hiatus, effective March 2017.

Anthony Moore, MA, FRCS, FRCOphth, FMedSci
Professor, Ophthalmology 
Pediatric Ophthalmologist
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine 

J. Anthony Movshon, PhD
University Professor, Silver Professor
Center for Neural Science
New York University

Cynthia Owsley, PhD, MSPH
Nathan E. Miles Chair of Ophthalmology
Vice Chair of Research Administration/Department of Ophthalmology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Krzysztof Palczewski, PhD
Professor & Chair, Department of Pharmacology
Case Western Reserve University

John S. Penn, PhD
Phyllis G. and William B. Snyder Professor and Vice Chairman
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Sheila K. West, PhD
Professor, Vice Chair for Research
Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Janey L. Wiggs, MD, PhD
Paul Chandler Austin Professor of Ophthalmology
Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary


Robert Eugene Anderson, MD, PhD
Special Scientific Advisor to the RPB Board of Trustees
Special Advisor to the RPB Staff
George Lynn Cross Research Professor
Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Dean A. McGee Professor of Ophthalmology
Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Adjunct Professor of Geriatrics
Director of Research, Dean A. McGee Eye Institute
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

John E. Dowling, PhD
Special Advisor to the RPB Staff
Gordon and Llura Gund Professor of Neurosciences
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard University









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