Lloyd Paul Aiello Inducted Into Retina Hall of Fame

November 6, 2019


Lloyd Paul Aiello,  MD, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Co-Director of the Diabetic Eye Disease Center of Excellence at Harvard Medical School, has been inducted into the Retina Hall of Fame for his contributions to the research and treatment of diabetic retinopathy. The Retina Hall of Fame was established in 2016 to honor the significant achievements and contributions of leaders in the field.

Dr. Aiello is also the Director of The Beetham Eye Institute at Joslin Diabetes Center, Vice Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology Centers of Excellence at Harvard Medical School, and founding chair of the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network. Dr. Aiello’s contributions to understanding mechanisms underlying diabetic retinopathy, development of novel therapeutics such as VEGF and plasma kallikrein inhibitors, clinical trial design and implementation, telemedicine initiatives and novel retinal imaging modalities have had a global influence on the evaluation and care of diabetic eye disease.