Guru Sharma, OD, PhD, is Director of Ophthalmology Development at Visus Therapeutics. He brings over 20 years of clinical research experience. Earlier in his research career, he was involved with corneal wound healing research at the LSU Eye Center where his original contributions to the advancement of the field received the highest citations worldwide. He joined ReVision Optics as a Senior Corneal Specialist to help develop corneal inlay for surgical treatment of presbyopia where he made significant contributions to first-in-human, animal, and FDA clinical studies, as well as multiple R&D studies involving drug regimen optimization.
Dr. Sharma most recently served as an ocular anatomy professor at the College of Optometry at Western University of Health Sciences, where he enjoyed mentoring future optometrists. He holds a Doctor of Optometry degree from New England College of Optometry and a PhD in Biochemistry from Jamia Hamdard University, and has completed the executive program for Artificial Intelligence in Health Care from MIT Sloan School of Management.