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David M. Gamm, MD, Ph.D.

AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2021
For pioneering research leading to the production and therapeutic application of human retinal cells and tissues from pluripotent stem cells.

Micro-molded ‘ice cube tray’ scaffold is next step in returning sight to injured retinas

Via University of Wisconsin - Madison | April 21, 2021

Tens of millions of people worldwide are affected by diseases like macular degeneration or have had accidents that permanently damage the light-sensitive photoreceptors within their retinas that enable vision.

The human body is not capable of regenerating those photoreceptors, but new advances by medical researchers and engineers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison may provide hope for those suffering from vision loss. They described their work today in the journal Science Advances… Continue reading.

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Dr. David Gamm to be inducted into medical and biological engineering elite

Via AIMBE | February 15, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the election of David M. Gamm, MD, Ph.D., to its College of Fellows. Dr. Gamm was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for pioneering research leading to the production and therapeutic application of human retinal cells and tissues from pluripotent stem cells.

The College of Fellows is comprised of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the country. The most accomplished and distinguished engineering and medical school chairs, research directors, professors, innovators, and successful entrepreneurs comprise the College of Fellows. AIMBE Fellows are regularly recognized for their contributions in teaching, research, and innovation. AIMBE Fellows have been awarded the Nobel Prize, the Presidential Medal of Science and the Presidential Medal of Technology and Innovation and many also are members of the National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Medicine, and the National Academy of Sciences… Continue reading.

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