Michael A. Dyer, PhD
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee
Name of Study: Reprogramming Genetically Engineered iPS cells to Produce Cone Photoreceptors

David Gamm, MD, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
Name of Study: Modeling Best Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy with Human IPS Cells

Maureen Neitz, PhD
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington
Name of Study: Cone Opsin Risk Factors in AMD

Thomas A. Reh, PhD
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington
Name of Study: Screening for Neuroprotectants with iPSC-derived Photoreceptors

Johanna Seddon, MD
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts
Name of Study: Search for Additional Genes and Gene-Environment Modifiers of Macular Degeneration Risk