University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine / Institut de la Vision (Sorbonne Université/Inserm/CNRS)

José-Alain Sahel

Life Sciences Jury Life Sciences Jury2022 2021 Breakthrough Day 2021 Speaker Breakthrough Day Life Sciences

Dr. José-Alain Sahel is a clinician-scientist who developed a groundbreaking neuroprotective strategy to rescue central vision and first-in-man studies with electronic retinal implants, gene and cell therapies to restore vision in patients with blinding retinal dystrophies. He led the clinical trial documenting for the first time partial visual recovery after optogenetic therapy in a blind patient.

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Events with José-Alain Sahel

Mon | Nov 08, 2021 | 09.00 AM - 06.00 PM Berlin Time

Falling Walls Circle – Charité Symposium for Breakthroughs in Life Sciences

Tue | Nov 09, 2021 | 09.45 AM - 10.00 AM Berlin Time

Breaking the Walls to Restoring Vision for Retinal Degeneration

Tue | Nov 09, 2021 | 12.30 PM - 12.55 PM Berlin Time

Falling Walls Breakthrough Conversation with José-Alain Sahel