ARVO Foundation Announces 2023 Bert M. Glaser, MD Award for Innovative Retina Research; Recognized Work Explores Role of Exosomes in Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Miguel Flores-Bellver, PhD

On January 19, 2023, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Foundation congratulated Miguel Flores-Bellver (photo), PhD, recipient of the 2023 Bert M. Glaser, MD Award for Innovative Research in Retina. The award recognizes an early-career investigator who has made a novel discovery that impacted the understanding and/or treatment of a retinal disease or condition. Dr. Flores-Bellver is a research instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Colorado, and a principal investigator at the CellSight-Ocular Stem Cell and Regeneration Program. He is also Director of The Human Stem Cells Exosome Lab (ExoSight). His team's research aims to better understand the early events involved in early age-related macular degeneration (AMD), with a focus on the possible role of exosomes.

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