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Wayne State University School of Medicine

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Gabriel Sosne
Associate Professor
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Biography

Dr. Sosne received his MD at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, and completed a fellowship through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD. He then completed his ophthalmology residency at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI and a fellowship at the National Institutes of Health. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is affiliated with the Association of Research and Vision in Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Sosne, a clinician scientist, has a joint appointment as Associate Professor in Ophthalmology and Anatomy and Cell Biology at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He practices comprehensive ophthalmology at the Kresge Eye Institute with a focus on cataract surgery, corneal and ocular surface wound healing, and dry eye disease. His research interests focused on developing thymosin beta 4 into a novel corneal wound healing agent that suppresses inflammation and promotes tissue survival. Currently, he is studying the wound healing, anti-inflammatory, and anti-apoptosis properties of thymosin beta 4 in Phase II and Phase III clinical trials for dry eye disease and neurotrophic corneal ulcers.