The Power List 2016
Professor of Ophthalmology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical
A pioneer of retinal gene therapy, Albert Maguire led a trial that inserted the RPE65 gene into the RPE to treat Leber congenital amaurosis. He is a colleague (and husband) of Jean Bennett (qv). Recognized regularly by “Best Doctors in America”, Maguire is also a noted educator. His research interests include not only cellular and molecular therapeutics for ocular disease, but also the medical and surgical management of pediatric vitreoretinal disease.