The “Post-Game Wrap-Up” with OIS@ASCRS Co-Chairs

OIS co-chairs and VCs Emmett Cunningham, MD, Gil Kliman, MD, and Bill Link, PhD, sit down with OISTV to review the highlights of the May 5 OIS@ASCRS in New Orleans. Topics include the purpose for OIS, plans for future meetings, and advances in ophthalmology treatments.

Video Timestamp:
00:52 – The benefit of the breakout sessions.
01:59 – One of the challenges we face at OIS.
2:31 – Why does everyone want to be together?
3:11 – Here everyone is committed to that innovation.
3:40 – WTF is WTF@OIS?
5:05 – Watching the rise of MIGS.
7:30 – Reviewing the Masters of the Universe Panel.
9:25 – No one is on their cell phone; everyone is engaged.
10:09 – Bill Link: It’s amazing to play a role in innovation that helps people.
11:00 – Previewing OIS@ASRS


Tom Salemi

Tom Salemi

Tom serves as Content Director for Healthegy, joining the company in 2014, to create and manage a new line of podcasts, publications and other editorial products.

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Emmett T. Cunningham Jr., MD, PhD, MPH

Dr. Cunningham joined Clarus Ventures with 20+ years in the biomedical and biopharmaceutical sectors. Prior, Dr. Cunningham was the SVP, Medical Strategy at Eyetech Pharmaceuticals.

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William J. Link, PhD

Bill was Founder, Chairman and CEO of Chiron Vision, sold in 1997. Bill founded and served as President of American Medical Optics (AMO), sold in 1986.

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Gilbert H. Kliman, MD

Dr. Gil Kliman leads the medical device investment team at InterWest Partners and invests in a broad array of healthcare opportunities, with a special interest in ophthalmology and digital health.

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