Gail M. Seigel0000-0002-0753-3163
Gail M. Seigel is a Principal Investigator at the State University of New York at Buffalo in the Center for Hearing and Deafness and a Member of the SUNY Eye Institute. A graduate of Rutgers University (the B.S. degree in 1983) and Albany Medical College (the Ph.D. degree in 1990), Dr. Seigel did a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Rochester and joined the SUNY Buffalo faculty in 2001. Over her academic career, she has coauthored over 50 manuscripts and has received a number of prestigious research awards, including a Cybil Harrington Research Scholar Award from Research to Prevent Blindness and a Fight for Sight Award of Merit. Dr. Seigel is a Fellow of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and a Member of the Society for Neuroscience and the International Society for Stem Cell Research. She currently serves on the Ethics and Regulations in Human Research Committee for the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and has previously served on the Diversity Issues Committee as Member and Chairperson. She has served on cancer grant review panels for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the US Department of Defense, Fight for Sight, the Florida Department of Health, the Italian Ministry of Health, as well as the Rochester Eye and Human Parts Bank. She is currently on the Editorial Board of Molecular Vision and participates as an Ad Hoc Reviewer for a variety of journals, including Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Experimental Eye Research, Cancer Letters, Current Eye Research, BMC Ophthalmology, Eye, and Stem Cells. Dr. Seigel’s primary research focus is the study of cancer stem cells in retinoblastoma.
Biography Updated on 5 April 2011