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Scientific Advisory Board

Elizabeth P. Rakoczy, Ph.D.
Chair

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, M.D., Ph.D.

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, M.D., Ph.D.

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.


Thomas W. Chalberg, Jr., PhD

Dr. Chalberg is a founder of Avalanche Biotechnologies and brings many years of experience in ophthalmology research and development and commercialization to the Board.


Mitchell H. Finer, Ph.D.

Dr. Finer is a founder and Distinguished Research Fellow of Avalanche Biotechnologies. Dr. Finer was most recently the Chief Scientific Officer of bluebird bio. He has over 25 years of experience in biotechnology product development.


Daniel V. Palanker, Ph.D.

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.

Avalanche Biotechnologies, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Update on AVA-101 Program

August 13, 2015

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avalanche Biotechnologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:AAVL), a biopharmaceutical company committed to improving or preserving the sight of people suffering from serious eye diseases with an unmet medical need, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015.

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