Reena Chopra: NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Moorfields Eye Hospital & UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, UK
Reena Chopra is an Optometrist at Moorfields Eye Hospital, UK and an Honorary Senior Research Associate at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology where she completed her PhD investigating novel clinical applications for optical coherence tomography imaging. She is currently a Clinical Research Scientist at Google Health, focusing on the application of AI to medical images in ophthalmology and radiology.
Carlo Cutolo: University of Genoa, Italy
Dr. Cutolo received his medical degree from the University of Pavia, Italy and completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Genoa, Italy. Dr. Cutolo pursued a glaucoma fellowship at the same university where he gained expertise in the latest diagnostic and treatment techniques. Dr. Cutolo's research interests focus on the early detection and treatment of glaucoma, with a particular emphasis on the use of new technologies and surgical techniques to improve patient outcomes. Dr. Cutolo currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Genoa. He is also a Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology and a member of several professional organizations, including the European Glaucoma Society, ARVO, and ESCRS.
Bharat Gurnani: Sadguru Netra Chikitsalaya, India
Dr. Bharat Gurnani is a Cataract, Cornea, External Diseases, Ocular Surface, Trauma and Refractive Surgery Consultant at Sadguru Netra Chikitsalya, Shri Sadguru Seva Sangh Trust, Chitrakoot, Madhya Pradesh, India and has keen interest in research and publication. He has published more than 250 peer reviewed articles in various international and national journals and has reviewed over 450 papers for various journals. His keen interests are microbial keratitis, keratoconus, dry eye, ocular trauma and lamellar surgeries.
David M. Hinkle: Tulane University School of Medicine, USA
David M. Hinkle is the inaugural Oliver and Carroll Dabezies Chair in Ophthalmology at Tulane University Medical School. He completed an Ophthalmology residency and served as chief resident at Tulane University, an Ocular Immunology and Uveitis fellowship at Harvard Medical School and a Vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at Albany Medical College. He also was chosen to complete the Physician Leadership Development Program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute while serving as Director of the Retina Service and Ambulatory Physician Leader for the UMass Memorial Eye Center. He is an Associate Editor of BMC Ophthalmology and the Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics. He was chosen as the Tulane Eye Alumni of the year in 2011, received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award in 2016 and the WVU Eye Institute Teacher of the Year award in 2019. His clinical and research interests include complex vitreoretinal surgery, drug and vaccine induced ocular inflammatory disease, infectious uveitis and big data analytics including NIH grant support for machine learning.
Anna Marie Roszkowska: University of Messina, Italy & Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Kraków University, Poland
Dr. Roszkowska is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Messina, Italy, and the Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Kraków University, Poland. She is a member of ESASO Faculty, and serves as an expert referee for the research projects of the Polish National Research Center, Hungarian Scientific Research Fund for Hungarian National Research Development and Innovative Office, and Qatar Research, Development and Innovation Council. Her areas of interest are corneal and ocular surface physiopathology, diagnosis and treatment of corneal and ocular surface diseases, keratoconus, anterior segment surgery, and refractive surgery.
Xinyuan Zhang: Beijing Tongren Eye Center, China
Dr. Zhang currently serves as Professor at the Beijing TongRen Eye Center, Capital Medical University, China. As a vitreous-retinal specialist, Dr. Zhang’s clinical interests include the diagnosis and management of various retinal diseases. Dr. Zhang’s clinical research interests lie in exploring ocular imaging biomarkers, treatments, designing, and conducting randomized clinical trials (RCT) on retinal diseases, especially on retinal vascular and macular diseases. Dr. Zhang’s research interests focus on exploring the molecular mechanisms of different medicines for retinal diseases (e.g. diabetic retinopathy) and applying new treatments to retinal diseases (such as gene therapy). Dr. Zhang has published manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters on a variety of topics including artificial intelligence, diabetic retinopathy, and the underlying pathology, classification, and phenotypes of pachychoroid spectrum disease. Dr. Zhang has Won a number of international and national awards. As project leader, Dr/Professor Zhang is currently running several national and provincial projects, and acting as associate editor, guest editor or editorial board member including the official journal of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists Eye, APJO, and BMC Ophthalmology.