Age-Related Macular Degeneration


Stephen J. Ryan

Executive Committee

SriniVas Sadda, MD
Executive Committee Chair for RIMR, Director of the AI Laboratory at Doheny Eye Institute, and Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Catherine Bowes Rickman, PhD
George and Geneva Boguslavsky Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology, Professor in Cell Biology, Duke Eye Center, Duke University School of Medicine

Emily Chew, MD
Director of Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, National Eye Institute/National Institutes of Health

Marie Csete, MD, PhD
Chief Executive OkuloVision Inc

Patricia D’Amore, PhD, MBA
Charles L. Schepens Professor of Ophthalmology and Co-Director, AMD Center of Excellence, Harvard Medical School;
Director, Howe Laboratory, Vice Chair and Associate Chief of Basic and Translational Research, Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Anneke den Hollander, PhD
Senior Principal Research Scientist, Ophthalmology, at AbbVie

Andrew Dick, MD, FMedSci
Professor of Ophthalmology, Faculty Research Director, Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Bristol, and Faculty and Theme Lead for Inflammation and Immunotherapeutics of National Health Institute for Research Biomedical Research Centre, Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL-Institute of Ophthalmology, London

Deborah Ferrington, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer, Stephen J. Ryan – Arnold & Mabel Beckman Foundation Endowed Presidential Chair, Doheny Eye Institute

Frederick Ferris III, MD
Director of the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, and Clinical Director at the National Eye Institute (NEI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) – retired

James Handa, MD
Chief, the Retina Division and Robert Bond Welch Professor of Ophthalmology at Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins University

Nadia Waheed, MD, MPH
Associate Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine and Chief Medical Officer at Gyroscope Therapeutic


Stephen J. Ryan, MD    1940-2013
President, Doheny Eye Institute, 1987 until 2013.

Founding Committee Member

David R. Hinton, MD, FARVO    1954-2022
Professor of Pathology, Neurological Surgery & Ophthalmology, Vice Chair of the Department of Pathology, and Associate Dean for Vision Science, USC Roski Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine of USC, until 2022.