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Bala Ambati

The Power List 2016

Bala Ambati

Professor of Ophthalmology, Moran Eye Center, University of Utah

Bala holds the distinction of being the world’s youngest person to graduate from medical school – at the age of 17 – and since specializing in ophthalmology, has gone on to receive many awards, including the Ludwig von Sallmann Clinician-Scientist Award from the ARVO Foundation in 2014, and was ranked #1 on our Top 40 under 40 list in 2015. His research encompasses four key topics: angiogenesis and vascular zoning, novel drug delivery formulations, intracellular therapeutics, and advanced ocular imaging methods.

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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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