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Dr. Derek Kunimoto: Evaluation of Abicipar Pegol (an Anti-VEGF DARPin Therapeutic) in Patients With Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Studies in Japan and the United States

Derek Kunimoto, MD, JD; Masahito Ohji, MD; Raj K. Maturi, MD; Tetsuju Sekiryu, MD; Ying Wang, MD, PhD; Grace Pan, MS; Xiao-Yan Li, MD; Susan Schneider, MD; for the BAMBOO and CYPRESS Study Groups  BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To evaluate comparability of abicipar pegol (abicipar) effects in patients with treatment-naïve neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) in… Read More »


Dr. Pravin U. Dugel – First Patients in Arizona Receive Experimental Stem Cell Treatment for Eye Disease

PHOENIX (Feb. 11, 2019)– Retinal Consultants of Arizona & the Retinal Research Institute – one of the nation’s leading retina & vitreous clinical research and patient treatment facilities – is proud to announce that Dr. Pravin U. Dugel has conducted the first stem cell therapy treatment for patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) in Arizona. The… Read More »


Graybug Vision Presents Top Line Results Of Phase 1/2a ADAGIO Study At Hawaiian Eye & Retina 2019

Graybug Vision Presents Top Line Results of Phase 1/2a ADAGIO Study at Hawaiian Eye & Retina 2019 ADAGIO Study Provides Evidence that GB-102 Can Achieve Sustained-Drug Delivery in the Treatment of Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Graybug Vision’s novel investigational depot approach is designed to continuously inhibit activity of all VEGF receptors for the treatment… Read More »


Pravin U. Dugel, MD: Association Between Early Anatomic Responses to Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapy and Long-term Outcome in Diabetic Macular Edema

An Independent Analysis of Protocol i Study Data Dugel, Pravin U., MD*,†; Campbell, Joanna H., PhD‡; Kiss, Szilárd, MD§; Loewenstein, Anat, MD¶; Shih, Vanessa, PharmD‡; Xu, Xiaoshu, MS‡; Holekamp, Nancy M., MD**; Augustin, Albert J., MD, PhD††; Ho, Allen C., MD‡‡; Gonzalez, Victor H., MD§§; Whitcup, Scott M., MD¶¶ RETINA: January 2019 – Volume 39… Read More »


Dr. Pravin U. Dugel: Brolucizumab in the Treatment of Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) is the leading cause of severe vision loss and irreversible blindness in people aged over 65 years in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.1 Anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) therapies have led to great improvements in outcomes for patients with nAMD.2 However, currently available anti-VEGF treatments require frequent clinic visits to monitor… Read More »


Dr. Pravin U. Dugel – AAO eXtract Project: HAWK AND HARRIER

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting: HAWK AND HARRIER Trials Reaffirm Direction for a Novel Anti-VEGF Dr. Dugel has authored more than 200 papers, 35 book chapters and has been invited to lecture at prestigious meetings, Visiting Professorships and Universities worldwide, including Japan, India, China, Malaysia, Egypt, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Poland,… Read More »


Dr. Pravin U. Dugel: Anatomy in HAWK and HARRIER

Retina Subspecialty Day Coverage – American Academy of Ophthalmology 2018 Series: 2018 Pravin U. Dugel, MD   Channels: Retina Pravin U. Dugel, MD, details the results of the phase 3 HAWK and HARRIER studies evaluating brolucizumab (Novartis) for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration. Dr. Dugel compares data from the 96-week endpoint to the… Read More »



Dr. Pravin U. Dugel: Two-year data for Novartis brolucizumab reaffirm superiority versus aflibercept in reducing retinal fluid in patients with nAMD

October 27, 2018 10:09 ET | Source:  Novartis International AG Year two results consistent with previously announced key secondary endpoint data on retinal fluid (IRF and/or SRF) showing superior reductions versus aflibercept Superior reductions in central subfield thickness demonstrated at year one were reaffirmed at year two with brolucizumab 6 mg versus aflibercept Robust visual gains shown in… Read More »


Pravin U. Dugel, MD At EURETINA 2018: Brolucizumab For Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration

   At this year’s EURETINA congress, we caught up with Dr Pravin Dugel to discuss neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD). Dr Dugel suggests that while there have been recent advances in the treatment of nAMD, there is still a need to obtain better efficacy and find drugs that maintain visual acuity improvement over the… Read More »


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