Jay Duker is Director of the New England Eye Center and Professor and Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology of Tufts Medical Center, Boston, USA. He is an internationally recognized retina expert, specialized in both medical and surgical diseases of the posterior segment. He has edited several books and co-authored more than 230 relevant scientific papers in the field. His major research interests are drug delivery to the posterior segment, ocular imaging and retinal vascular diseases. His primary surgical interests include retinal detachment, proliferative vitreoretinopathy, proliferative diabetic retinopathy, retinopathy of prematurity, and posterior segment trauma.
Eduardo B. Rodrigues is Professor of Ophthalmology at Saint Louis University, USA. He received a PhD degree from Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil, and a postdoctoral fellowship from Philipps-Universitaet Marburg, Germany. Eduardo has published over 130 scientific articles in international scientific journals and received 18 awards, including the prestigious Paul Kayser Award of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology. His fields of interests include chromovitrectomy, retinal pharmacotherapy, imaging, and laser therapy, ocular oncology, retina, macula, uveitis, retinal eletrophysiology, and diabetic retinopathy.