Magali Saint-Geniez, PhD

Dr. Saint-Geniez is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Harvard Medical School and an Assistant Scientist at the Schepens Eye Research Institute, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, Massachusetts. She completed her post-doctoral studies on the role of VEGF in ocular development and maintenance of retinal homeostasis in the laboratory of Dr. Patricia D’Amore (HMS, Boston). Her research centers on the role of various metabolic genes in diseases of the retina. In addition, Dr. Saint-Geniez is the recipient of the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award for the development of new therapies combining bioengineering and stem cell technologies for the treatment of retinal degenerative diseases.