31st Biennial Cornea Conference

MA 02114 Boston, USA

31st Biennial Cornea Conference

The premier global anterior segment eye research conference

Date:
Sep 20, 2019, 08:00 - Sep 21, 2019, 15:00
Scientific Organization:
Ocular Regenerative Medicine Institute
Summary:
The Biennial Cornea Conference is the premier global anterior segment eye research conference and is designed to be a platform for presenting the current basic and clinical research in the field of cornea and ocular surface.
Credits: 

all

max. no. of participants: unlimited
Min fee: 300,00 USD

Mind:
Friday + Saturday togehter : 300 $ but can be booked separately.

for Speakers

Abstract: Aug 09, 2019
Mind:
Submit your abstract for the Poster Session by Friday, August 9, 2019 at 5 PM (EST). Accepted posters will be on display during Day 1 of the Conference. Winners will be announced at the end of Day 2.

Eligibility
Abstracts must be previously unpublished work at the time of submission and remain unpublished until after September 21, 2019.
An individual may be the first author of only one abstract; however, there is no limit to the number of times an individual may appear as a co-author on other abstracts
All submissions must be received by Friday, August 9, 2019 at 5 PM (EST).

Include the name and institutional affiliations of all authors; in addition, the first author should include his/her email address for correspondence
The abstract should contain four headings: Purpose, Methods, Results, and Conclusions
There is a 2,500 character limit (including spaces) for title and abstract body text.

Submission Instructions
Submit your abstract in MS Word (*.doc /*.docx) format.

Note: Acceptance to the Poster Session does not register you for the conference.
Comment:
This event takes place one-off and offers the opportunity for continued medical education for all.
Eventnumber: 32128
Min fee:
min of 300,00
Places available: unlimited
Language:
 
Abstract:
Aug 09, 2019
Published program by the organizer:

Co-Chairs:

  • Reza Dana, MD, MPH, MSc
  • Ula Jurkunas, MD
  • Ilene Gipson, PhD

 

Topics : 

  • Ocular Surface
  • Immunology and Microbiology
  • Stroma
  • Endothelial Biology
  • Innovation

 

Named Lectures : 

  • J. Wayne Streilein Lecturer

    Linda Hazlett, PhD
    Vice Dean for Research & Graduate Programs
    The Robert S. Jampel, MD, PhD, Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology
    Distinguished Professor and Vice Chair
    Department of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences
    Wayne State University School of Medicine

  • Claes H. Dohlman Lecturer

    Eduardo Alfonso, MD
    Kathleen & Stanley J. Glaser Chair in Ophthalmology
    Professor of Ophthalmology
    Director, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami

 

Friday, September 20, 2019

  • Natalie Afshari, MD, FACS
  • Pablo Argüeso, PhD
  • Paulo Bispo, PhD
  • M. Elizabeth Fini, PhD
  • Nick Di Girolamo, BSc, PhD
  • Karsten Gronert, MS PhD
  • Farhad Hafezi, MD, PhD
  • Dimitris Karamichos, PhD
  • Sarah Knox, PhD
  • Eric Pearlman, PhD
  • Daniel Saban, PhD
  • James Zieske, PhD

 

Agenda September 20, 2019:

8-8:30am Breakfast and registration
8:30-8:45am Welcome: Reza Dana, MD, MPH, MSc, and Ula Jurkunas, MD
8:45-10:50am Session 1: Ocular Surface
10:50-11:35am Break: Poster Session
11:35am-1:15pm Session 2: Immunology and Microbiology
1:15-2:45pm Break: Lunch and Poster Session
2:45-3:15pm Panel 1: Areas of Greatest Unmet Need in Cornea
3:15-4:30pm Session 3: Stroma
4:30-4:50pm Break
4:50-5:50pm J. Wayne Streilein Lecture: Linda Hazlett, PhD
5:50-6:45pm Reception and Poster Session
7-9:30pm Dinner at the Liberty Hotel (214 Charles St, Boston)
Registration fees apply)

 

 

Saturday, September 21, 2019

  • Nasim Annabi, PhD
  • Joseph Ciolino, MD
  • Che Connon, PhD
  • Sarah Hamm-Alvarez, PhD
  • Albert Jun, MD, PhD
  • Jodhbir Mehta, MD, PhD
  • Venkateswara Mootha, MD
  • Shigeto Shimmura, MD

 

Agenda September 21, 2019:

8-8:30am Breakfast and Registration
8:30-8:35am Welcome: Reza Dana, MD, MPH, MSc
8:35-10:15am Session 4: Endothelial Biology
10:15-10:30am Break
10:30-11am Panel 2: Controversies in Corneal Pathobiology
11am-12:40pm Session 5: Innovation
12:40-1:45pm Break: Lunch
1:45-2:45pm Claes H. Dohlman Lecture: Eduardo Alfonso, MD
2:45-3pm Closing Remarks: Poster Winner and Travel Award Announcements

 

 

Venue:
The Starr Center
2nd Floor
Address:
185 Cambridge Street
MA 02114 Boston, USA
Scientific Organization:
Ocular Regenerative Medicine Institute
Event-Organizer:

Ocular Regenerative Medicine Institute
Harvard Medical School
Department of Ophthalmology
Demetrios G. Vavvas, MD, PhD
243 Charles Street
US - MA 02114 Boston
Tel.: +1 617 573 6874

 
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