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Albert Maguire

The Power List 2016

Albert Maguire

Professor of Ophthalmology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical 
Center, Philadelphia

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.

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100 reasons to be proud

Welcome to The Power List 2016 – our second foray into the Top 100 most influential people in the world of ophthalmology.

Though we realize our list can (and should) never be definitive, who can argue that the faces within – both familiar and new – do not beautifully highlight the brilliance and diversity found within the field?

Here, we celebrate 100 reasons to be proud of ophthalmology.

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