Indianapolis Chapter Speaker Series and VisionWalk Preview
Monday, June 20, 2016
American College of
401 W. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
The Genetics of Hereditary Retinal Diseases: Genomic Mutations and Therapy
Guest Speaker: Ramana S. Moorthy, M.D., President and CEO, Associated Vitreoretinal and Uveitis Consultants
Today, we are on the cusp of not only identifying the cause of numerous hereditary retinal diseases but also formulating therapies that will halt their progression. Hear about sequencing of the human genome and how this helps identify genetic mutations responsible for scores of hereditary retinal diseases.
Matching Calamity with Serenity
Guest Speaker: Mr. Dennis Anness, CEO/Founder, Blind Worx Media
Hear Dennis’ inspiring story of rising from the loss of his vision to become a successful entrepreneur, Power Lifting Gold Medalist at the Stars and Stripes Competition and operating an Olympic-style gym.
Plus, get all the tools and information necessary to increase your fundraising for the 10th Annual Indianapolis VisionWalk.
Join us for this FREE meeting
Refreshments will be served
Please RSVP by June 13, 2016 AMooney@FightBlindness.org