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Bionic Sight LLC CTL

R&D: Medical Devices

Bionic Sight LLC develops neuro-prosthetics—prosthetic devices that interact with the nervous system in order to restore function to damaged or degenerated tissue in the eye. The company is developing a technique involving gene therapy and a wearable device that correctly transmits light pulses to the brain, giving the wearer sight.

Cornell Connection

Bionic Sight's foundational technology is licensed from Cornell University. The company was founded by a Weill Cornell Medicine professor.