Symposium on AMD

MA 02114 Boston, USA
Symposium

Symposium on AMD

Harvard Medical School - Dept. of Ophthalmology Symposium

Datum:
25.09.2020, 07:00 - 26.09.2020, 15:30
Veranstalter:
Harvard Medical School - Department of Ophthalmology
Kurzbeschreibung:
Today, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) remains a leading cause of blindness in developed countries—affecting more than 15 million people in the United States alone. The Biennial Symposium on AMD brings together vision scientists and researchers from related fields to discuss the latest topics in AMD research. The goal of this symposium is to propel innovative AMD research that will ultimately eradicate this blinding disease.
Fortbildungspunkte: 

Fachärzte

Max. Teilnehmer: unbegrenzt
Gebühren ab: 300,00 USD

Hinweis:
Gala Dinner: 100 USD
Gala Dinner Ticket for HMS Postdoctoral Fellow: 100 USD

Ärzte/-innen in Weiterbildung

Max. Teilnehmer: unbegrenzt
Gebühren ab: 50,00 USD

Hinweis:
Gala Dinner: 100 USD
Gala Dinner Ticket for HMS Postdoctoral Fellow: 100 USD

für Referenten

Abstract: 01.06.2020
Hinweis:
Up to 10 Travel Awards will be given, thanks to support from an NEI/NIH conference grant. Postdoctoral fellows and newly appointed faculty (within 3 years of appointment start date) at academic-based institutions are eligible.

Submission Requirements
- Abstract title
- Names of all authors and their institutions, with the presenting author first
- Separate paragraphs for: purpose, methods, results, and conclusions*
- The funding source(s)
- Support letter from your mentor
*Maximum length: 350 words

Email your abstract to erin_porter@meei.harvard.edu as Microsoft Word document
Bemerkungen:
Diese Veranstaltung findet einmalig statt und bietet Fortbildungsmöglichkeiten für Fachärzte und Ärzte/-innen in Weiterbildung.
Veranstaltungsnummer: 33190
Gebühren ab: ab 50,00
verfügbare Plätze: unbegrenzt
Sprache: Englisch
 
Abstract: 01.06.2020
Vom Veranstalter gemeldetes Programm:

Friday September 25th

07:00

Welcome Breakfast and Registration

08:00

Welcome

08:05

Opening Address

Andrew D. Dick , MBBS, BSc
Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol, UK 

MICROBIOME

Moderator:
Michael S. Gilmore, PhD, Sir William Osler  Professor of Ophthalmology, Mass. Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School

08:30

Use of gnotobiotic animal models in AMD

Dimitra Skondra, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Chicago Medicine

08:55

Allen Taylor, PhD

Professor of Nutrition, Development, Molecular and Chemical Biology, and Ophthalmology, USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University School of Medicine

09:20

Hera Vlamikas, MD
Senior Group Leader - Microbiome, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT

09:45

Panel Discussion

10:25

Break

MICROGLIA

Moderator:
Demetrios G. Vavvas, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Mass. Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School

10:45

Microglia - Gatekeepers into the neuroretina

Kip M. Connor, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Mass. Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School

11:10

Beth Stevens, PhD 
Research Associate in Neurology, Associate Professor of Neurology, Boston Children's Hospital

11:35

Wei T. Wong, PhD
Investigator: Neuron-Glia Interactions in Retinal Disease, National Eye Institute-National Institutes of Health 

12:00

Panel Discussion

12:40

Lunch

OXIDATIVE STRESS

Moderator:
Silvia C. Finnemann, PhD, Professor, Bepler Chair in Biology, Fordham University  

13:40

The role of reactive oxygen species in physiology and pathology

Andrey Y. Abramov, PhD
Professor, University College, London

14:05

John D. Ash, PhD
Francis M. Bullard Eminent Scholar Chair in Ophthalmic Sciences
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Florida College of Medicine

14:30

Oxidative Stress: What role does it play and when is it involved in AMD?

James T. Handa, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology, John Hopkins Medicine

14:55

Panel Discussion

15:35

Break

16:00

Introduction to Friedman Lecture

Evangelos S. Gragoudas, MD
Charles Edward Whitten Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Mass. Eye and Ear

16:10

Intrdocuction to Speaker

Joan W. Miller, MD
Chair, Harvard Ophthalmology
Chief, Mass. Eye and Ear, Mass General Hospital, and Brigham and Women's Hospital 

16:15

Friedman Lecture: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease of accumulated debris. Is it time to Spring clean?

Robyn H. Guymer, PhD
Deputy Director, Deputy Head Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery, Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne

18:00

Gala Dinner

The Liberty Hotel (registration required)

Saturday September 26th

07:30

Welcome  Breakfast

08:30

Welcome Back

Ivana K. Kim, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, HMS, Mass. Eye and Ear

AGING OF THE RPE/CHOROID

Moderator: tba

08:40

P. Michael Iuvone, PhD
Sylvia Montag Ferst and Frank W. Ferst Endowed Research Chair, Emory Eye Center

09:05

Toren Finkel, MD, PhD
Director; Professor of Medicine, G. Nicholas Beckwith III and Dorothy B. Beckwith Chair in Translational Medicine, Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and the University of Pittsburgh; University of Pittsburgh, Division of Cardiology

09:30

Heping Xu, MD, PhD
Professor of Ocular Immunology, The Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast

09:55

Panel Discussion

10:35

Break

CELLULAR MECHANISMS OF DISEASE PROGRESSION

Moderator: tba

10:45

Julie Goodwin, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Nephrology), Yale School of Medicine

11:10

Yin Shan Eric Ng, PhD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Mass. Eye and Ear

11:35

Douglas Vollrath, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine 

12:00

Panel Discussion

12:40

Lunch

TISSUE CULTURE MODELS

Moderator:
Magali Saint Geniez, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Mass. Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School

13:40

Rosario Fernandez-Godino, PhD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School

14:05

Deborah Ferrington, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Minnesota

14:30

Engineering strategies for building biomimetic neurovascular tissue models

Ethan S. Lippman, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Vanderbilt School of Engineering

14:55

Panel Discussion

15:20

Closing Remarks

Veranstaltungsort:
The Starr Center

Anschrift:
185 Cambridge Street
MA 02114 Boston, USA
Veranstalter:
Harvard Medical School - Department of Ophthalmology
Organisation:

Harvard Medical School - Department of Ophthalmology
25 Shattuck Street
US - MA 02115 Boston
Tel.: +1 617 384 8600

 
Hinweis:

Registration required. Please contact the organizer for further information.