The Power List 2018
Director, Wills Eye Hospital Retina Service, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Carl says one of his career highlights was becoming the Director of the Retina Service at Wills Eye Hospital. As the former Director of the Wills Eye Retina Research Unit, Carl has been principal investigator of several major international clinical trials investigating new forms of treatment for retinal conditions including macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. He has authored over 100 scientific papers, lectured nationally and abroad, and has published five major textbooks in the field.
What are your goals for the future?
“Develop a retinal degeneration clinical and research unit at Wills Eye Hospital.”
What’s most exciting you in retina?
“New and more durable treatments for retinal disorders, and gene therapy.”