Lawrence A. Yannuzzi, MND

Medical Advisor
Lawrence A. Yannuzzi

About Dr. Lawrence A. Yannuzzi

Lawrence A. Yannuzzi, MD, a key Medical Advisor at RetinalGeniX, is the founder of Vitreous Retina Macula Consultants of New York and a prominent figure in retinal research. As vice-chairman and director of the LuEsther T. Mertz Retinal Research Center and the founder of The Macula Foundation, he has significantly contributed to eye research. Dr. Yannuzzi’s innovative work in imaging, drug development, and therapeutic modalities has made lasting impacts in the field.

His achievements include pioneering treatments for cystoid macular edema and the development of novel diagnostic methods. Dr. Yannuzzi’s extensive publication record, with over 550 scientific papers and 13 books, underlines his expertise and influence in ophthalmology. His numerous awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, affirm his status as a leading educator and clinician.