Dr. Lucia Sobrin
Charles Edward Whitten Professor of Ophthalmology
Associate Chief of Clinical Data Science
Co-Director of the MEE Clinical Data Science Institute
Massachusetts Eye and Ear
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Sobrin’s research focuses on identifying genes associated with polygenic ophthalmic diseases, particularly diabetic retinopathy. She led a candidate gene association study of diabetic retinopathy within the Candidate gene Association Resource (CARe), which included patients from several large population-based cohorts as well as an admixture genetic association study for diabetic retinopathy in African Americans. Currently, she is the principal investigator a multi-ethnic genome-wide association study of diabetic retinopathy. She is also has an interest in ocular disease pharmacogenetics and is chair of the Genetics Committee for the DRCR.net.