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Authentic conversations about the knowledge gaps in ophthalmology and eye care, with guests hailing from ophthalmology and optometry clinics, vision research labs, industry, private companies, and the low vision community.

BroadEye: An Ophthalmology Podcast Bruno Fernandes and Shawn Maloney

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Authentic conversations about the knowledge gaps in ophthalmology and eye care, with guests hailing from ophthalmology and optometry clinics, vision research labs, industry, private companies, and the low vision community.

    Spark Therapeutics: Gene Therapy For Inherited Retinal Disease - Jay Newman

    Spark Therapeutics: Gene Therapy For Inherited Retinal Disease - Jay Newman

    Jay Newman, Head of U.S. Commercial at Spark Therapeutics provides a detailed overview of gene therapy for inherited retinal disease. Jay discusses the challenges associated with gaining regulatory approval and how this approval has impacted the company and the low vision community at large. 

    • 40 min
    Low Vision, Building a Successful Career, and The Evolution Of Adaptive Technologies - Dr. Mahadeo Sukhai

    Low Vision, Building a Successful Career, and The Evolution Of Adaptive Technologies - Dr. Mahadeo Sukhai

    Dr. Mahadeo Sukhai shares his experience as a visually impaired student who was fast tracked through high school and entered university at age 15, highlighting the numerous challenges and the benefit of a growth mindset. Dr. Sukhai further describes new initiatives in low vision research and shares advice for people who are striving for success in life and work while dealing with a visual impairment.

    • 47 min
    Stem Cell Therapies, Retinitis Pigmentosa, and Pathways Of Care In Ophthalmology - Dr. Brian Ballios

    Stem Cell Therapies, Retinitis Pigmentosa, and Pathways Of Care In Ophthalmology - Dr. Brian Ballios

    Ophthalmologist and vision science researcher Dr. Brian Ballios provides an overview of stem cell therapies for inherited retinal diseases, including Retinitis Pigmentosa. Dr. Ballios further discusses the importance of genetic testing, highlighting that knowledge of a patient's underlying mutation is often required to access clinical trials and approved therapies. 

    • 40 min
    How The Retina Changes With Age and What You Can Do About It - Dr. Yves Sauvé

    How The Retina Changes With Age and What You Can Do About It - Dr. Yves Sauvé

    In this episode, Ophthalmology and visual science researcher Dr. Yves Sauvé gives an overview of how vision works in the eye and in the brain, highlighting normal and pathological changes in these structures that can alter the visual experience. Dr. Sauvé further describes modifiable lifestyle factors that can influence vision as we age, as well as various related topics that he covers in depth in his book, "Feeling the Meaning Of Life".

    • 47 min
    Clinical Trials In Ophthalmology: One Doctor’s Unique Perspective - Dr. Carlos Quezada Ruiz

    Clinical Trials In Ophthalmology: One Doctor’s Unique Perspective - Dr. Carlos Quezada Ruiz

    In this episode, Dr. Carlos Quezada Ruiz describes the evolution and challenges of clinical trials from his unique perspective as an active retina specialist who also oversees modules of some of the world’s most impactful clinical trials in Ophthalmology in his role as Senior Medical Director at Genentech. Dr. Quezada Ruiz further highlights the importance of a patient-centric approach for everyone working in the field of Ophthalmology, including industry professionals, basic scientists, and clinicians.

    • 41 min
    An Insider Perspective Into the World of Scientific Publishing - Dr. Arun Singh

    An Insider Perspective Into the World of Scientific Publishing - Dr. Arun Singh

    For this episode, Bruno was joined by Dr. Rubens Belfort as a guest editor to have a candid conversation with Dr. Arun Singh. Dr. Singh has more than 250 articles published in peer reviewed journals. He is the editor of British Journal of Ophthalmology, and a manuscript reviewer for 14 national and international journals. We dove into the intricacies of scientific publications, discussing what works, and what can be improved.


     


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    • 24 min

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The hosts of the podcast highlight all aspects of ophthalmology and more in this can’t miss podcast! The hosts and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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