July 15, 2015

Jayakrishna Ambati, M.D., has been appointed Vice President, Advanced Ocular Design and Director

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati is Professor and Vice Chair of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, and Dr. E. Vernon & Eloise C. Smith Endowed Chair at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Ambati is a retinal surgeon with 15 years of experience. His research laboratory has made fundamental advances in age-related macular degeneration that have been published in journals such as Nature, Science, Cell, Nature Medicine, and New England Journal of Medicine. He has won numerous prestigious awards including the NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, the ARVO Cogan Award, and the Chanchlani Global Vision Research Award. He also serves on the editorial boards of four ophthalmic journals.