Eugene and Marilyn Glick Vision Symposium
SYMPOSIUM WAS HELD ON NOV. 2ND - 3RD 2012.
The third annual Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute Vision Research Symposium will be held Nov. 2 and 3, 2012 at the Glick Eye Institute.
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This year’s meeting has been expanded to a two-day meeting. The research symposium directed by Alon Harris, M.S., Ph.D., F.A.R.V.O., will be held Friday, Nov. 2; a clinical update meeting, directed by Chi Wah Rudy Yung, MD, will be Saturday, Nov. 3. All meetings will be held in Spitzberg Hall in the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute. All researchers and clinicians (faculty, staff and students) interested in vision sciences and research are welcome to attend.
The cost to attend will be $50 for M.D./O.D./Ph.D. participants; $35 for postdoctoral participants; and $25 for residents, students and staff. Meals, including Friday’s breakfast and lunch, and Saturday’s breakfast, are included along with conference materials. Continuing medical education credits are available.
Featured speakers for the 2012 research program include:
- Louis Pasquale, M.D., F.A.R.V.O., director, Glaucoma Service and director, Telemedicine at Massachusetts Eye and Ear in Boston. His topic is The Reverse Engineering Cycle of Discovery in Glaucoma.
- Jost Jonas, M.D., F.A.R.V.O., faculty member of Clinical Medicine at Mannheim-Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany. His topic is Pathogenic implications from the morphology of the glaucomatous optic nerve head.
- Einar Stefansson, M.D., F.A.R.V.O., retina faculty at the University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland. His topic is Retinal oximetry in health and disease.
Featured speaker for the Clinical Updates session:
- Wallace L.M. Alward, M.D., a glaucoma specialist from the University of Iowa, to be a keynote speaker on Saturday. Ophthalmology faculty and area physicians also will present on Saturday on topics ranging from diabetic retinopathy to age-related macular degeneration and cornea disease to glaucoma.