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Neil M Bressler, M.D.

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Chief - Retina Division

Professor of Ophthalmology

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Expertise: Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Macular Disorders, Ophthalmology, Retina, Medical Diseases, Retinal Vein Occlusion

Research Interests: Retinal Diseases; Age-Related Macular Degeneration; Diabetic Retinopathy

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Background

Dr. Neil Bressler has been a member of the Wilmer Eye Institute''s faculty since 1988 and is currently chief of the Retina Division and the inaugural James P. Gills Professor of Ophthalmology. He specializes in retinal diseases, with special interests in diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.

Dr. Bressler's main research interests have been collaborative efforts in clinical trials of common retinal diseases, including age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, having chaired several NIH-sponsored and industry-sponsored multicenter randomized clinical trials and authored almost 300 peer-reviewed publications. He is a past chair of the NIH-sponsored Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network, and was responsible for guidelines, policies, protocol development as well as implementation, and to facilitate Network operations in a way that maintains academic integrity and optimal clinical trial performance. He also has chaired the National Eye Institutes Data and Safety Monitoring Committee for intramural clinical trials and the FDA Ophthalmic Devices Panel. Dr. Bressler is currently editor-in-chief of JAMA Ophthalmology.

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Titles

  • Chief - Retina Division
  • Professor of Ophthalmology

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD; Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1982)

Residencies

  • Harvard Medical School / Ophthalmology (1986)

Fellowships

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Retina (1987)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (1987)

Research & Publications

Clinical Trial Keywords

Retina

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • J. Donald M. Gass Medal, Macula Society
  • Fellows Award, Society of Heed
  • Gertrude Pyron Award, American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Secretariat Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology's
  • Gold Fellow in ARVO
  • Senior Scientific Investigator Award, Research to Prevent Blindness

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