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Napoleone Ferrara

The Power List 2014

Napoleone Ferrara

Napoleone Ferrara was involved in the isolation and cloning of VEGF and demonstrated its role in angiogenesis. His work helped lead to the development of bevacizumab, and the clinical development of ranibizumab. Today, his lab investigates non-VEGF-related angiogenesis mechanisms, which may lead to therapies effective in anti-VEGF non-responders.

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The 100 most influential people

Who are the 100 most influential people in ophthalmology?
That’s the question we posed to ourselves – and then to you – over two months ago, ahead of open nominations and a painstaking judging process. Here, without further ado, we celebrate the answer.

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