Seeking to prevent and cure eye damage caused by diabetes
Healthy Eyes Taubman Scholar
Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Director, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Diabetic Retinopathy Center
The overall goal of Dr. Gardner’s clinical care and research is to help people with diabetes maintain good vision.
By combining evaluations of patients with his laboratory research, he is determining how diabetes impacts the eye, uncovering the molecular mechanisms that give rise to these changes, and developing new therapies.