Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Center for Preventive Ophthalmology and Biostatistics (CPOB)

Studies within the Center for Preventive Ophthalmology and Biostatistics

The CPOB is home to several multi-center clinical trials, serving in the capacities of the Coordinating Center or Fundus Photograph Reading Center.  For each trial, a multi-disciplinary team of professionals is assembled to provide the required expertise.

Click on the links below to learn more about CPOB Studies:

Ongoing Studies in the CPOB include:

Completed multi-center studies led by CPOB:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration Radiotherapy Trial (AMDRT;2000-2003): CPOB staff served as the Coordinating Center for the AMDRT, an NEI sponsored pilot study to evaluate the safety and feasibility of conducting a large-scale trial of radiotherapy for eyes with neovascular AMD.  The AMDRT included 88 patients, 10 clinical centers and resulted in 3 publications.
  • IDx-DR