Triangle Vision Seminar

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Foundation Fighting Blindness
Presents the
Triangle Vision Seminar

WHEN:

Saturday, December 2, 2017
8:30am - 1pm

WHERE: 

Archie K. Davis Conference Center
12 Davis Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

Register Now

Join the Foundation Fighting Blindness and our Triangle, NC Chapter for a free half-day seminar.  Featured speakers will share the latest information on retinal disease treatments, clinical trials, research advancements, genetic testing and more.

Seating is limited, so advance registration is requested.

A continental breakfast will be served. On-site vendors will exhibit low-vision products and services.

To RSVP please call (800) 647-0008.

If you need a sight or hearing interpreter for the event, 10 days’ advance notice is required. Please contact us, after you have registered, on or before Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 410-423-0603 or MPalmer@FightBlindness.org.

For travel and parking information please visit the Archie K. Davis Conference Center page.

SEMINAR TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Current treatments
  • Clinical trials
  • Research advancements
  • Genetic testing
  • And more

Speakers:

  • The Road to New AMD Therapies: Targeting the Complement System
    Catherine Bowes Rickman, PhD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Associate Professor in Cell Biology, Duke University

  • Gene Editing for Treatment of Retinitis Pigmentosa
    Matthew Hirsch, PhD, Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, UNC Gene Therapy Center

  • FFB Support Leads to Preventions and Treatments: Past, Present and a Bright Future
    Stephen Rose, PhD, Chief Research Officer, Foundation Fighting Blindness
Questions? Call (800) 647-0008.
This Vision Seminar is presented without charge and brought to you by The Chatlos Foundation Public Health Education Program of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. The Foundation thanks our Visionary and Outreach partners for their support.

Visionary Benefactor Partner:

Outreach Silver Partners:

AGTC
Spark Therapeutics

Date: 
Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 8:30am to 1:00pm
City: 
Research Triangle Park, NC