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Professor Lloyd Paul Aiello

Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School


Lloyd Paul Aiello is Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair for Centres of Excellence and Associate Chief of Longwood Ophthalmology at Harvard Department of Ophthalmology, Director of the Beetham Eye Institute and Head of Eye Research at the Joslin Diabetes Centre (JDC), and Founding Chair of the National Eye Institute Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network. A third-generation ophthalmologist, Professor Aiello is committed to eliminating visual loss resulting from diabetic retinopathy and associated conditions.

His research addresses biochemical and molecular mechanisms underlying early diabetic retinopathy, development of novel interventions, therapeutic research through design and implementation of rigorous translational phase 1-3 clinical trials, advanced ocular imaging, and worldwide telemedicine efforts as related to diabetic retinopathy. He is the recipient of 45 national and international awards for his research.