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Clinical Advisory Board

Ian J. Constable, M.D.
Chair

Dr. Constable is Founder and Professor of Ophthalmology at the Lions Eye Institute, University of Western Australia, and is an expert in gene therapy approaches to retinal disease.


Mark S. Blumenkranz, M.D.

Dr. Blumenkranz is Professor and Chairman at the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford. He is a renowned expert in retinal disease and has founded several Silicon Valley startup companies.


Steven D. Schwartz, M.D.

Dr. Schwartz is Professor of Ophthalmology and Chief of Retina Division at the UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute. He is a renowned expert in retinal diseases and early-stage clinical research.


Judy Gordon, D.V.M.

Dr. Gordon is a Clinical Regulatory Consultant with extensive experience in Ophthalmology products.


Steven Butler, Ph.D.

Dr. Butler is a Consulting Biostatistician. As an Associate Director at Genentech, he served as the lead biostatistician and development sub-team leader for Lucentis.

Avalanche Biotechnologies and the University of Washington Enter Into Exclusive License Agreement to Develop Gene Therapy Medicines to Treat Color Blindness

March 25, 2015

Menlo Park, Calif. and Seattle – March 25, 2015 – Avalanche Biotechnologies (NASDAQ: AAVL) today announced that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement with the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle to develop products based on Avalanche’s proprietary Ocular BioFactory™ Platform for the treatment of color vision deficiency (CVD), commonly known as red-green color blindness.

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