Dr. Patricia D'Amore Delivers the Isner Endowed Memorial Lecture

patricia_damorephd.jpgOn Wednesday, November 3, 2010, Patricia A. D'Amore, Ph.D. delivered the 5th Annual Jeffrey M. Isner Endowed Memorial Lecture at the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University.

Jeffrey M. Isner, M.D. was the Chief of Cardiovascular Research and Director of the Human Gene Therapy Laboratory at Tufts University, where he played a pioneering role in developing gene therapies for treating obstructive atherosclerosis and peripheral vascular disease. Established in 2006, The Isner Lectureship is a venue for cutting-edge, thought-provoking lectures delivered by internationally recognized leaders of the basic and/or clinical scientific communities, on topics in the field of angiogenesis-related research and other seminal studies in vascular biology and cardiovascular medicine.

Dr. D'Amore is Co-Director of Research and a Senior Scientist at Schepens and Professor of Ophthalmology and Pathology at Harvard Medical School. The subject of her lecture was VEGF in the Adult: Implications for Anti-VEGF Therapies. 

The 2007 inaugural Isner Lecture was delivered by Dr. D'Amore's mentor, Dr. Judah Folkman.