Keynotes

Keynote speakers at RIWC 2020

Mark Humayun MD, PhD
University of Southern California.

Opening Ceremony Thursday 4th of June.
Topic: The development of a bioelectronic implant for sight restoration for retinal degenerations

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Christina Fasser President of Retina International.

Friday 5th of June 11:30
Topic: How to evaluate results of clinical trials in inherited retinal diseases

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Artur V. Cideciyan, PhD Research Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Pennsylvania

Saturday 6th of June 13:30
Topic:  Hope without Hype: Gene-based Therapies for Inherited Retinal Diseases.
Website: www.med.upenn.edu/cideciyanlab/

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Gerald J. Chader  (Emeritus)
Secretary of the Retina International Science Medical Advisory Board (SMAB)

Closing Ceremony Saturday 6th of June.
Topic: What have we learned?

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Bart Leroy MD, PhD

Ghent University – Department of Ophthalmology & Center for Medical Genetics
Friday 5th of June 13:30.
Topic:  Phenotyping and Genotyping in inherited retinal diseases

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Eugine de Juan, MD Vice-Chairman/Professor of Ophthalmology
ForSight Labs/University of California, San Francisc

Topic; Innovations in Ophthalmology
Friday 5th of June at 15:30

To read more: https://ois.net/eugene-de-juan/

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