A Vision for Helping those with Sight ProblemsCU Anschutz Today Aug 30, 2017
But life took her on a different journey. In July, Canto-Soler joined the Department of Ophthalmology and the Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine as the Doni Solich Family Endowed Chair in Ocular Stem Cell Research.
“I like to joke about it,” she says. “Instead of spending my life studying animals in the wilds of Africa, I’m in a dark room sitting in front of a microscope.”
After an international search, Canto-Soler also was named director of CellSight, the Ocular Stem Cell and Regeneration Research Program, in partnership with the Gates Center and the Department of Ophthalmology. She also will be an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the CU Anschutz School of Medicine.