Dr. Albert M. Maguire | CureTalks
Albert Maguire, MD, is a Clinical Associate of the Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the retina service of the Division of Ophthalmology. Dr. Maguire's areas of clinical expertise are in the diagnosis of pediatric vitreoretinal diseases and their medical and surgical management. His research interests also involve laboratory investigations developing treatments for incurable retinal degenerative disease including Leber's Congenital Amaurosis — a retinal disease causing blindness in newborn infants. He is an investigator in several studies sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and private organizations.
In December 2017, the FDA approved a DNA altering medication that can reverse an inherited form of progressive blindness. Luxturna is a gene…