Gene Therapy, Gene Editing And Curing Eye Disease The ability to identify and replace the function of imperfect genetic material has advanced our work in ways we could not have imagined when the Dohney Eye Institute was founded seventy years ago. Annual Update Our latest Update is now available for viewing here. Listen to our newest episode of the Doheny Podcast Network, featuring Dr. SriniVas Sadda on the frontiers of fighting eye disease. DEI’s History, Mission & Impact Created by Mrs. Carrie Estelle Doheny in 1947, the Doheny Eye Institute was founded with authentic passion for finding cures to all disease that limits human sight. DIRC Doheny Image Reading Center A research hub as well as a learning and resource center at DEI.