Professor of Ophthalmology at University of Paris and Head of the department of Ophthalmology at Lariboisière University Hospital (Paris, France). He has authored more than 140 medical and scientific articles and has made numerous contributions to ophthalmology textbooks. Dr. Tadayoni completed undergraduate training in medicine at the University of Marseille, and his M.D. and internship at Paris V University. He completed his studies with a retina fellowship at Lariboisière University Hospital. Simultaneously, he pursued his Ph.D. in Science at Paris VII University and the Paris Vision Institute.
Christophe Baudouin is professor of Ophthalmology since 1995. He is chairman of the department of Ophthalmology III in Quinze-Vingts National Ophthalmology Hospital, Paris, president of the Medical Council since 2016. Since 2008 he is also the Director of an INSERM-labelled research group, located in Vision Institute, Sorbonne University, a research center dedicated to ophthalmology. He is currently the president of the European Dry Eye Society, Editor-in-chief of the French Journal of Ophthalmology, vice-president of the French Glaucoma Society, and active member of several international societies, including the prestigious American Ophthalmological Society and Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis, as well as member of the board of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO).
Managing Partner of Retinal Consultants of Arizona, Founding Member of the Spectra Eye Institute and Clinical Professor at the Department of Ophthalmology at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California. Globally recognized as a clinical researcher, having served as Principal Investigator for over 100 multicenter clinical trials for emerging and FDA-approved therapies for wet age-related macular degeneration including Beovu®, Lucentis® and Eylea®. Dr. Dugel has authored more than 200 papers and 35 book chapters. He is on the Editorial Board of several major medical journals.
Edward J. Holland, MD is the Director of Cornea Services at Cincinnati Eye Institute and Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati. He attended the Loyola-Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago and trained in Ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota. He completed a fellowship in cornea and external disease at the University of Iowa, and then completed a second fellowship in ocular immunology at the National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.
Dr. Holland was a former member of the Board of Trustees for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and received both the Senior Achievement Award and Life Achievement Honor Award from the AAO. He also served as the President of American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and presently serves as the Program Chair. He received the ASCRS top award, the Binkhorst Medal, in 2008 and the inaugural Lindstrom Medal in 2020. Dr. Holland has served as the Chair of the Eye Bank Association and was the former Chair of their Medical Advisory Board. He was a recipient of the 2002 Paton Society Award given by the EBAA. Dr. Holland is a past President of the Cornea Society and previously served on its Board of Directors for over 20 years. He was awarded the Castroviejo Award from the Cornea Society in 2013. Dr. Holland was awarded the Asian Cornea Foundation Medal of Honor in 2016.
Dr. Holland has published extensively in both basic and clinical research and is the author of over 250 articles in peer review journals. He has co-edited five editions of Cornea, the most widely read textbook on corneal disease and surgery.