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By Melissa Fassbender
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Dr. William J. Foster, MD, PhD, FRCSC, has joined Altasciences as principal investigator and consultant on clinical trials. Foster is a practicing retinal physician in Montreal, Canada, a professor of bioengineering, and a member of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering at Temple University in Philadelphia.
“I am pleased to be working closely with the well-versed team of experts at Altasciences to help our clients in their efforts to enhance vision research that will ultimately lead to new therapies and methods for disease detection,” Foster told us.
Foster is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and the American Board of Preventive Medicine in Clinical Informatics, as well as a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. He has his MD from Duke and PhD from Harvard University.
Currently, he is the chair of the CME Committee of the Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology, and is a grant reviewer for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Sensory Technologies Study Section.