Board Member, Medical Project Leader, Scientific Advisor.
M.D from Duke University, Doctoral degree in University of North Carolina.
USC Cornelius J. Pings Chair Professor; Professor of Ophthalmology, Biomedical Engineering, Cells and Neurobiology; Director of IBT, Director of Roski Eye Institute.
Member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and the U.S. National Academy of Medicine.
Member of the U.S. National Academy of Inventors.
Director of NSF BMES Center; One of the main inventors of the first intelligent retina implant product approved by the US FDA and European CE certification.
Nearly 200 academic papers published, authored more than 20 book chapters, the inventor of more than 80 patents.
Recipient of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation in 2015 awarded by U.S. President Barack Obama.