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HMS Ocular Regenerative Institute

SYMPOSIUM ON
Ocular Regeneration:
Cell Therapy and Regeneration 
in the Retina


Presented in partnership with Third International Biennial Symposium on AMD

Thursday, October 23, 2014
8:00 - 9:00 am Registration • Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Program
Lunch to be provided • Reception to follow

Click Here to Register

The Starr Center, 185 Cambridge Street, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02114

The Symposium on Ocular Regeneration: Cell Therapy and Regeneration in the Retina
 
ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM:
The Symposium on Ocular Regeneration: Cell Therapy and Regeneration in the Retina will present the current and future state of regeneration and stem cells in eye diseases. This one day meeting, organized by the Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology Ocular Regenerative Medicine Institute, will bring together thought leaders in the field to discuss the latest advances, and the potential future of retinal regeneration.
 
Registration: $150.00
Free for pre and post doctural trainees
 
ORGANIZERS:
Michael Young, PhD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
Co-director, Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology Ocular Regenerative Medicine Institute

Demetrios Vavvas, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
Co-director, Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology Ocular Regenerative Medicine Institute
 
KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Pawan Sinha, PhD
Professor of Vision and Computational Neuroscience,
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT
 
SPEAKERS:
 
Larry I. Benowitz, PhD
Professor of Surgery and Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
Director, Laboratories for Neuroscience Research in Neurosurgery, Boston Children's Hospital
 
Constance L. Cepko, PhD
Bullard Professor of Genetics and Neuroscience,
Harvard Medical School

Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
 
Dennis Clegg, PhD
Professor, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
Founder and Co-Director, UCSB Center for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering
 
Robert M. Lavker, PhD
Jack W. Graffin, M.D. Research Professor; Professor in Dermatology
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
 
Bruce R. Ksander, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
Co-director, Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology Ocular Oncology Center of Excellence; Associate Scientist, Mass. Eye and Ear/Schepens Eye Research Institute
 
Deepak A. Lamba, PhD
Assistant Professor
Buck Institute for Research on Aging
 
Neville Osborne, PhD
Professor of Ocular Neurobiology, Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, University of Oxford
 
In-Hyun Park, PhD
Assistant Professor of Genetics; Yale Stem Cell Center
 
Susanna S Park, MD, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, University of California
 
Budd A. Tucker, PhD
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences,
The University of Iowa
 

 

Sponsored by: 

Beryl David & Harry N. Gorin Foundation • NeoStem • ReNeuron • Janssen • Genentech