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 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