WENYI CAI, M.D.
Dr. Cai is a lab manager at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School. She received her M.D. degree from Tianjin Medical University in China.
Dr. Cai was trained as an endocrinologist and has examined diabetic complications for a number of years. A particular area of focus for Dr. Cai is the study of diabetic retinopathy, particularly the pathways and effects of growth factors on retinal endothelial cells. She also performed an in vivo PK/PD study to test a compound in STD-induced diabetic rats. After she joined MEEI, Dr. Cai also conducted a project regarding lipid-induced AMD in the animal model, in addition to her day-to-day activities as lab manager.