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Presenter Biography

David Gamm, M.D., Ph.D.

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. Gamm is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and the Emmett A. Humble Distinguished Director of the McPherson Eye Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He also holds the Sandra Lemke Trout Chair in Eye Research, and is a member of the Waisman Center Stem Cell Research Program and the University of Wisconsin Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center. Dr. Gamm earned his medical and doctoral degrees from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, completed his residency and pediatric ophthalmology fellowship at the University of Wisconsin, and was recently elected into the American Society for Clinical Investigation. He diagnoses and manages a wide range of pediatric eye and vision disorders, including inherited retinal degenerations however, most of his effort is directed toward stem cell research. Through collaborations with other FFB researchers, he is testing the ability of human pluripotent stem cells to rescue and replace retinal cells.

Meet our other presenters:


Becky Andrews, Resilient Solutions, Inc.

Dan Ashman, Virginia Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Benjamin Bakall, M.D., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Jessica Bimmerman, Leader Dogs for the Blind

Shannon Boye, Ph.D., University of Florida

Carol Brill

Carol Castellano, National Organization of Parents of Blind Children

Dennis Clegg, Ph.D.,, University of California, Santa Barbara

Stephen Daiger, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

Jacque Duncan, M.D., University of California, San Francisco

Timothy Elder, TRE Legal Practice, LLC.

Neva Fairchild, National Independent Living Associate

Gerald Fishman, M.D., The Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

David Gamm, M.D., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bob Hart, Ski for Light

Maurie Hill, Ai Squared

Ginger Irwin, The Hadley School for the Blind

Christine Kay, M.D., University of Florida

Jennifer Kennedy, Virginia Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Vision Impaired

Meghan Marino, M.S., L.G.C., Cole Eye Institute

Eric Pierce, M.D., Ph.D., Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Gregg C. Pusateri, O.D., M.Div. Spectrios Institute for Low Vision

Janet Sunness, M.D., Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Karmen, Trzupek, M.S., C.G.C., InformedDNA

Chelsea White, Seeing Eye, Inc.

Colleen Wunderlich, The Hadley School for the Blind

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