J. Wayne Streilein, MD

J. Wayne Streilein, MD

(June 19, 1935 - March 15, 2004)
President of Schepens Eye Research Institute, 1995 - 2004
"The Father of Modern Ocular Immunology"
Wayne Streilein, MD

BIOGRAPHY  Dr. Streilein, a noted immunologist, shaped a renewed research mission that brought the entire spectrum of the biological sciences to bear on vision research. He served as the Charles L. Schepens Professor of Ophthalmology and Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School. Under his leadership, first as Director of Research and then as President, Schepens Eye Research Institute expanded to include important new technologies such as gene therapy, stem cell research, nerve regeneration and tissue engineering.


Portrait of Dr. Wayne Streilein

Portrait of Wayne Streilein by J.V. Babailor
Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston