Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD
|Title||University Professor of Ophthalmology|
|School||Keck School of Medicine of USC|
|Address||HC4 6534B 1450 San Pablo Street|
Los Angeles California 90033-9224
|Phone||+1 323 865 3092|
|Title||Cornelius J. Pings Chair in Biomedical Sciences|
|Title||Director, Institute For Biomedical Therapeutics|
|Title||Co Director USC Eye Institute|
|Title||Director of Sensory Science Initiatives|
Mark S. Humayun is internationally known for his work on the Argus II artificial retina implant intended to restore sight to the blind. His research projects focus on the treatment of the most debilitating and challenging eye diseases through advanced engineering. Leading a team of more than 30 faculty and 200 students from 15 different institutes, Humayun is focused on developing therapies for 1) retinal degenerations such as retinitis pigmentosa, 2) macular degenerations such as age-related macular degeneration, 3) retinovascular diseases such as vein occlusions, 4) diabetic retinopathy, as well as 5) glaucoma.
He received his BS from Georgetown University in 1984, his MD from Duke University in 1989, and his PhD from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1994. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Duke Eye Center and fellowships in both vitreoretinal and retinovascular surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He stayed on as faculty at Johns Hopkins where he rose to the rank of associate professor before moving to USC in 2001.
He has been voted as one of the Best Doctors in America and has received numerous research awards. He is the director of the National Science Foundation BioMimetic MicroElectronic Systems Engineering Research Center, as well as the director of the Department of Energy Artificial Retina Project.
||1998||Richard S. Ross Clinical Scientist Award|
||1998||William and Mary Grieve Scholar's Award|
|2002||Jules Stein Living tribute Award|
|2004||Senior Honor Award of the Am. Soc. Retina Specialists|
||2006||Strathmore's Who's Who Award|
||2007||Best Doctors of America Award|
|R&D magazine||2005||Innovator of the Year award|
|Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. ||2011||America's Top Doctors|
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