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Jean-Marie A. Parel, Ing. ETS-G, Ph.D., FARVO

General Information

Jean-Marie A. Parel, Ing. ETS-G, Ph.D., FARVO

Contact

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Languages

  • English

Roles

  • Research Associate Professor
  • Secondary Appointment in Biomedical Engineering
  • The Henri and Flore Lesieur Chair in Ophthalmology

Research Interests

Development of novel polymers, laser systems and devices for advanced ophthalmic diagnostics, therapy and surgery and the study of optical and mechanical properties of ocular tissues and function

The Ophthalmic Biophysics Center (OBC) was created in 1970 by Bascom Palmer's founding director Dr. Edward Norton and Dr. Parel. The lab has a long history of innovative research, which has advanced the management of ophthalmic disease, starting with the inception of vitrectomy.

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Awards

Henri & Flore Lesieur Chair in Ophthalmology

Education

B.S.
College Moderne
Ph. D.
Universite de Paris

Publications