Indianapolis Chapter Speaker Series and VisionWalk Preview

Monday, June 20, 2016
6:30pm-8:30pm

American College of
Sports Medicine
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
866-782-7330

Date: 
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
City: 
Indianapolis, IN