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.
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).