Lloyd Paul Aiello, MD, PhD, Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Beetham Eye Institute at Joslin Diabetes Center, is the 2022 recipient of the Macula Society's Lawrence J. Singerman Medal. This award recognizes an outstanding Macula Society member for exceptional contributions to the advancement of science through retinal clinical trials.Dr. Aiello and his team have spearheaded rigorous clinical trial research in diabetic eye disease that have evaluated and helped define the role of PKC beta inhibitors, intraocular steroids, laser photocoagulation techniques, vitamins, ocular coherence tomography, autorefraction, PPAR gamma agonists, and VEGF inhibitors. He was also the founding chair of the Diabetes Clinical Research Network, now the largest national network evaluating new clinical interventions for ocular complications of diabetes. Dr. Aiello will receive this award at the upcoming Macula Society annual meeting in June.
April 7, 2022