Translational Advances in Ophthalmology

2013-14 Schedule

October 25th, 2013

Biomarkers in Retinal Disease
  • Clinical Component: Timothy W. Olsen, MD, Emory University
  • Basic Science Component: Demetrios Vavvas, MD PhD, Harvard University

December 13th, 2013

Molecular Mechanisms of AMD – Oxidative Stress and Retinotoxicity
  • Clinical Component: James T. Handa, MD, Johns Hopkins University
  • Basic Science Component: Krystof Palczewski, PhD, Case Western Reserve University

March 14th, 2014

Wound Healing and Utilization of Biomaterials in Corneal Disease and Surgery
  • Clinical Component: Steven E. Wilson, MD, Cleveland Clinic
  • Basic Science Component: Mark I. Rosenblatt, MD PhD, Cornell University

March 28th, 2014

Vascular Insufficiency or Neurodegeneration: Primary Factors in Glaucoma Progression
  • Clinical Component: Jack Cioffi, MD, Columbia University
  • Research Component: Simon John, PhD, The Jackson Laboratory

April 18th, 2014

Discoveries and Therapeutic Development in Retinal Cell Death due to AMD
  • Clinical Component: Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, Vanderbilt University
  • Research Component: David N. Zacks, MD PhD, University of Michigan