Los Angeles, CA
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Chapter Presentations and Events
Los Angeles Vision Seminar
Saturday, March 17, 2018
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Courtyard by Marriott
15433 Ventura Boulevard
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
FFB Support Leads to Preventions and Treatments: Past, Present, and a Bright Future
Stephen Rose, PHD, Chief Research Officer, Foundation Fighting Blindness
Update from Spark Therapeutics
Michael Hill, Patient Access Liaison, Spark Therapeutics
Gene Therapy – What’s the Latest?
Katie Beasley, PharmD, Clinical Research manager, AGTC
Join us for a free half-day seminar that will include on-site vendors exhibiting low-vision products and services. Enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast including eggs, muffins, and more.
Parking: Available for $5 at the entrance off of Orion Avenue from Ventura Boulevard.
Seating is limited, we request advance registration.
To register, call 866-602-9964 or visit www.FightBlindness.org/LosAngelesVisionsSeminar.
This Vision Seminar is presented without charge and brought to you by The Chatlos Foundation Public Health Education Program of the Foundation Fighting Blindness.
“Hope!” was the one word answer given by Caroline Saltzman when asked why she joined the Foundation Fighting Blindness and subsequently became the president of the board of directors for the Los Angeles chapter. The hope and the answers Caroline was looking for were not for herself but for her granddaughter, Genevieve. “Genvi” as she is called by family and friends had always been myopic, but the correction offered by her optometrist was suddenly not working. Moving from doctor to doctor there was no definitive diagnosis. A brain tumor was considered at one point. Finally, it was suggested that Genvi see a retinal specialist. This doctor quickly diagnosed Stargardt disease.
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The Los Angeles Chapter is actively recruiting members for the Leadership Committee. If you are interested in getting involved with the planning and development of our many events or meetings, please contact us to find out about these great opportunities.
Director, Events, Western Region
10350 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 250
Los Angeles, CA 90025
310-201-3005 – Office
310-201-3008 - Fax