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A Laser-Focused Business Model, With Nir Katchinskiy and Lahav Gil

By Priscilla Villarreal | February 2, 2022

  PODCAST EPISODE 315 Click here to watch the video version of this podcast. Retina specialists have limited imaging and surgical tools to visualize the…

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The Coast to Coast Journey from Academic Research to Janssen Pharmaceuticals with Daniel Chao, MD, PhD

By Priscilla Villarreal | January 25, 2022

PODCAST EPISODE 314 Click here to watch the video version of this podcast. Daniel Chao, MD, PhD, spent a lot of years in the lab…

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Here’s What’s New in Drug Delivery

By Priscilla Villarreal | January 19, 2022

PODCAST EPISODE 313 Click here to watch the video version of this podcast. A new generation of drug-delivery technology is emerging, with new refillable, absorbable, and…

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Passionate Pursuits With Kiora Pharmaceuticals Brian Strem

By Priscilla Villarreal | January 12, 2022

PODCAST EPISODE 312 Click here to watch the video version of this podcast. Brian Strem, president and CEO of Kiora Pharmaceuticals, didn’t plan to become…

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Lori-Ann Christie’s Detour to Venture Capital With Visionary Ventures

By Priscilla Villarreal | January 5, 2022

PODCAST EPISODE 311 Click here to watch the video version of this podcast. A college detour from medical school and into scientific research worked to…

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Calculating Both Sides of the Doctor-Patient Equation, with Diana Driscoll, OD

By Priscilla Villarreal | December 8, 2021

PODCAST EPISODE 309 Click here to watch the video version of this podcast. Even the most experienced physicians encounter patients with conditions they can’t solve…

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Oyster Point Ramps Up for Tyrvaya, First Dry Eye Nasal Spray

By Conni Koury | November 17, 2021

Last month the Food and Drug Administration approved the first nasal spray indicated to treat the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease, Oyster Point…

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Faster, Better, Smarter, Cheaper With MacuLogix’s Bill McPhee

By Rich Kirkner | November 17, 2021

Even the most groundbreaking device won’t go far if doctors can’t easily adopt it into their practice. PODCAST EPISODE 306

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Six Oral Retina Drug Development Programs to Watch

By Heather Johnson | November 10, 2021

Intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) therapy slows or stops damage that occurs in wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy (DR), and other retinal…

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Opus Genetics: RD Fund’s First Spinout to Advance Gene Therapies for Inherited Retinal Diseases

By Priscilla Villarreal | November 3, 2021

The Retinal Degeneration Fund (RD Fund), the venture philanthropy arm of The Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB), recently launched the first company to come out of…

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DIY Commercialization, with Olympic Ophthalmics’ Michael Gertner, MD

By Priscilla Villarreal | November 3, 2021

Many medical device start-ups seek acquisition to secure the financial and operational resources they need to obtain regulatory approval and gain market access. Michael Gertner,…

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OIS Glaucoma Showcase Take-Home: Glaucoma Market Poised For Growth

By Karen Blum | October 26, 2021

A growing number of people living past age 60 years, innovation to increase the effectiveness or accessibility of care, and competition are the largest factors…

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