Devin Brain from the University of Ottawa interviews Dr. May Griffith. Dr. May Griffith is a lead researcher at Université de Montreal and holds a Canada Research Chair in Biomaterials and Stem Cell Ophthalmology. She is one of the brilliant minds behind the development of LiQD Cornea, an injectable liquid that gels in the eye to help heal corneal perforations. In this episode, Dr. Griffith shares the story that inspired her to study eye conditions and shares her incredible research focused on developing a gel for corneal regeneration.
Learn more: https://www.griffithresearch.ca/may-griffith-2
0:07 | BEaTS and host introduction
0:37 | Statistical introduction to the cornea
1:01 | Introduction to Dr. May Griffith
1:40 | Dr. Griffith's story of inspiration
3:30 | What is a corneal perforation and how are they aquired?
4:25 | Addressing problems with current treatments for corneal perforations using LiQD Cornea
6:07 | LiQD Cornea administration route in relation to accessibility
8:00 | Future plans for LiQD Cornea treatment
9:15 | What should patients expect from this treatment, short and long-term?
10:46 | Closing remarks and credits
Erica Anderson (script writing), Devin Brain (host), Rosalie Salati (audio editor), Tamara Synek (script writing). All shared role of producer
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