Reza Dana is the Claes Dohlman Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Cornea Service at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear. A graduate of Johns Hopkins and Harvard, he studies the molecular and cellular mechanisms of immunity and inflammation in the eye. His contributions to the fields of transplantation, stem cells, angiogenesis, and dry eye disease have led to 300+ publications (h-index = 65). He is recipient of numerous international honors. Apart from his many clinical trainees, Professor Dana has trained more than 100 fellows and students from over 30 countries in his laboratory to date.