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Dr. William Hauswirth invited by Pope Francis to speak at the Vatican about his efforts to cure blindness

Published: Feb 8th, 2017

Dr. Hauswirth was recently invited by Pope Francis to speak at the Vatican Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and its Cultural Impact.  Created by the Stem Cell for Life Foundation and […]

UF launches Ocular Gene Therapy Core

Published: Jul 13th, 2016

The University of Florida announces the creation of the Ocular Gene Therapy Core as an adeno-associated virus (AAV) production facility. This core service provides customizable AAV production to match your gene […]

Dr. Shannon Boye partners with Genzyme to develop a gene therapy for childhood blindness

Published: Jul 24th, 2014

Dr. Shannon Boye, Assistant Professor in the University of Florida’s Department of Ophthalmology was recently awarded a $900,000 grant from Genzyme, a division of Sanofi, to develop a treatment for […]

RPB selects UF Department of Ophthalmology to receive prestigious construction grant

Published: Aug 21st, 2013