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Let’s Chat About: FDA Review of Rare Retinal Disease Treatments

February 16, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Sofia Sees Hope is proud to bring our web series “Let’s Chat About …” to the Leber congenital amaurosis and rare inherited retinal disease communities. We’ve developed the series with those living with LCA and IRDs in mind, but we invite all members of our community, including those in research, industry, and the regulatory communities to join any of the sessions, as we look ahead to a common goal of advancing treatments for rare retinal disease.

Wiley Chambers, MD, Supervisory Medical Officer, Office of New Drugs, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Let’s Chat About … What it takes to receive approval for retinal disease treatments from the FDA.

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Wiley Chambers

Dr. Chambers joined the FDA in 1987, as a primary reviewer for ophthalmic drug products and in 1990 became a Supervisory Medical Officer for Ophthalmologic Drug Products. In this capacity, Dr. Chambers has supervisory responsibility for the clinical review of ophthalmologic drug products and ophthalmic therapeutic biologic products submitted to the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research.  He is currently a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Computer Medicine at The George Washington University.



February 16, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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