NovaVision has put together a world-class Scientific Advisory Board. These distinguished researchers and clinicians work with management to help the company refine, integrate, and validate the various vision restitution therapies, and build awareness and momentum amongst their physician peers.

The Company’s Scientific Advisory board currently includes:

Prof. Arash Sahraie

Arash Sahraie, Professor and Chair in Vision Sciences at the University of Aberdeen (UK)

  • PhD in Optics and Visual Science from City University (London, UK)
  • Considered one of the leading scientific thinkers regarding visual field deficits and restitution technique-has published extensively in some of the field’s most prestigious journals and an extensive lecturer
  • Founder of Sight Science Ltd, NovaVision’s UK subsidiary.
Dr. Alvaro Pascual Leone

Alvaro Pascual-Leone, Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Director of Research at the Cognitive Neurology Unit at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

  • MD/PhD in Neurophysiology from Albert-Ludwigs University (Germany)
  • Former Medical Fellow at the National Institute of Health
  • Reviewed most major journals in the field of neurology, neuroscience, and neurophysiology
  • Authored more than 450 scientific papers as well as several books

Joseph Zihl, Prof. emeritus in the Department of Psychology at University of Munich (Germany), and Head (retired) of the Neuropsychology Research Group at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry Munich.

  • Research Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences at the University of Munich (retired March 2015)
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship and senior researcher at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich
  • Extensive clinical publications regarding compensation for visual field loss after stroke or brain injury.
Dr. Jose Romano

Jose Romano, Chief of Stroke Division and Professor of Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

  • MD, from Universidad Anahuac (Mexico) and residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Significant first hand clinical and research experience in the different restorative approaches to vision loss caused by Stroke and TBI.
Jason S. Barton

Jason S. Barton, Professor of Neurology, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia.

  • MD, from the University of British Columbia (Canada) and PhD, in Neuro-ophthalmology from University of Toronto (Canada).
  • Former Assistant-Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Director of Neuro-ophthalmology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center