About Us

Our Mission

The Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration (Fox Center) of UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh is the first national, comprehensive, multi-disciplinary research and clinical program dedicated to ocular regenerative medicine. Learn more about our mission.

Success Stories

The Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration has many great success stories, we have highlighted a few.

Our Donors

The Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration received several major donations from the Western Medical Eye Bank Foundation. These donations are used to further the research on stem cell therapy for corneal scarring. Watch Mr. Wisnoski, Chairman of the Western Medical Eye Bank Foundation and Dr. Funderburgh, Principal Investigator for the corneal stem cells therapy research project, discuss why this research is important.

Leadership

Jeff Gross, Ph.D.
Director
E. Ronald Salvitti Chair in Ophthalmology Research
Professor of Ophthalmology, and Developmental Biology
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James Funderburgh, PhD
Associate Director
Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor, Cell Biology & Physiology
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