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Kang Zhang

The Power List 2016

Kang Zhang

Professor of Ophthalmology, Chief of Ophthalmic Genetics, University of California San Diego, California

Zhang’s clinical and research focuses are on novel disease gene targets and treatment, gene and stem cell based therapies in AMD, diabetic retinopathy, and inherited retinal degeneration. The Kang Zhang Laboratory uses genetic analyses to gain insights into the molecular mechanisms that underpin macular degeneration and other eye diseases. He holds numerous grants from the National Institute of Health and other foundations, as well as multiple patents.

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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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