Translational Retinal Research & Therapies

Thursday, August 24, 2017

A Symposium in honor of Dr. Gustavo Aguirre, Recipient of the 2017 Proctor Medal, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

On Thursday, November 16, 2017; 1:00pm - 6:00pm

School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

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This exciting half-day symposium brings together a group of internationally recognized scientists and clinician scientists to present the latest in areas of retinal gene discovery, disease mechanisms, viral vector development and applications, translational studies in animal models, and clinical applications. The symposium will provide an ideal opportunity for networking, aiming to bring together both international authorities in these areas of scientific endeavor and more junior members of the profession. Refreshments will be provided and the symposium will be followed by a cocktail reception to encourage further networking. Register early to secure your place!

Our distinguished speakers:
Alison J Hardcastle PhD
John G Flannery PhD
William A Beltran DVM PhD
Samuel G Jacobson MD PhD
José-Alain Sahel MD PhD
Paul A Sieving MD PhD
Gustavo D Aguirre VMD PhD FARVO