Scientific Advisory Board
Elizabeth P. Rakoczy, PhD
Dr. Rakoczy is the Winthrop Professor of Molecular Ophthalmology at the Lions Eye Institute, University of Western Australia, and has pioneered work in gene therapy for ocular neovascular disease.
Jean E. Bennett, MD, PhD
Dr. Bennett is the F.M. Kirby Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania and is a renowned expert in gene therapy, animal models, and translational medicine in retinal disease.
Estuardo Aguilar-Cordova, MD, PhD
Dr. Aguilar-Cordova is the Chief Executive Officer, Advantagene, and a recognized expert in regulatory affairs and product development in both academic and biotechnology settings.
Mitchell H. Finer, PhD
Dr. Finer is the Chief Scientific Officer of bluebird bio and has over 25 years of experience in biotechnology product development.
J Fraser Wright, PhD
Dr. Wright is currently Director of the Clinical Vector Core at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and Associate Professor in Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania.
Daniel V. Palanker, PhD
Dr. Palanker is the Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and in Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory at Stanford University. He is an expert in ophthalmic lasers and in interactions of pulsed electric field and light with biological cells and tissues.