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Passion for better vision: An interview with Kai Kaarniranta

We had a nice coffee while interviewing Professor Kai Kaarniranta, the first Finnish Chief Editor of Acta Ophtalmologica.

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Kai Kaarniranta
Kai Kaarniranta

To develop personalised AMD care is the billion-dollar question in AMD research for scientists all around the globe today.

Kai Kaarniranta

Professor

We are super excited to find new methods in translational science that may significantly reduce AMD treatment burden. We believe that human data and cell cultures together with new animal models, which mimic features of human dry AMD, could potentially be useful for high throughput personalized drug screening to find molecules that slow or prevent the development of drusen.

Kai Kaarniranta

Professor