Houston Vision Seminar

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Foundation Fighting Blindness
Presents the
Houston Vision Seminar

WHEN:

Saturday, February 9, 2019
8:00am - 12:30pm

WHERE: 

The Whitehall Houston
1700 Smith St.
Houston, TX 77002

Register Now

Join the Foundation Fighting Blindness and our Houston 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 (866) 782-7330. Registration will close on Wednesday, February 7th. Walk-ins will be accepted.

Interpreter requests were due on or before January 18, 2019. Interpreters cannot be guaranteed past that deadline. Please call Donna Cohen at 866-782-7330 or email DCohen@FightBlindness.org with questions.

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:

  • Ben Shaberman, Director, Science Communications, Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • Stephen P. Daiger, PhD, TS Matney Professor of Environmental and Genetic Sciences, Human Genetics Center, School of Public Health and Mary Farish Johnston Distinguished Chair of Ophthalmology, Ruiz Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The University of Texas HSC at Houston.
  • J. Timothy Stout, MD PhD MBA, Sid W. Richardson Professor, Margarett Root Brown Chair, Director, Cullen Eye Institute and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine and Chief of Service at CHI-BSLMC
  • Daniel C. Chung, DO, MA, Clinical Ophthalmic Lead, Spark Therapeutics.
  • Jill Dolgin, PharmD, Head, Patient Advocacy, AGTC.
Questions? Call (866) 782-7330.

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 

Shire

 

Visionary Benefactor Partner

Genentech, A Member of the Roche Group

 

Outreach Silver Partner

AGTC

 

Outreach Silver Partner

Eloxx Therapeutics

 

Date: 
Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 8:00am to 12:30pm
City: 
Houston, TX