2016 Annual International Vision Conference: Vision Restoration: Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology Conference: June 20, 2016 and June 21, 2016

June 20, 2016 (All day) to June 21, 2016 (All day)

AGENDA - Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration Conference – 2016

 

JUNE 20, 2016

 

7:30 am                  Registration, Poster Session and Continental Breakfast

 

8:15 am                  Welcome and Introductions

                                    Jeff Gross, PhD

 

Session I -    Military Medicine

Moderator:         Vijay Gorantla, MD, PhD

 

8:30 am                  Theresa Brininger, PhD

                                   

8:45 am                  Robert Read (Lieutenant Colonel – retired)
                                   

9:00 am                  Jeffery Cleland, Col, MS, OD, MBA, FAAO

 

9:15 am                  Robert Mazzoli

 

9:30 am                  Panel Discussion – Q & A

 

9:45 – 10               Short Break

 

Session II     Translational Medicine

Moderator:         Nils Loewen, MD, PhD

 

10 am                    Mike Steketee, PhD

                                   

10:15 am               Morgan Fedorchak, PhD

                                   

10:30 am               Richard Kramer, PhD

 

10:45 am               Rachelle Palchesko, PhD – OTERO fellow

 

11:00 am               Panel Discussion – Q & A

 

11:30 am               Lunch and Poster Session

 

 

1:00pm         Keynote Speaker – Jose-Alain Sahel MD

2:00pm                  Q & A

 

 

Session III    Stem Cells

Moderator:         Jim Funderburgh, Ph.D.

 

2:15 pm                 Yiqin Du, MD

 

2:30 pm                 David Gamm, MD, PhD

                                   

 

2:45 pm                 Dennis Clegg, PhD

                                   

3:00 pm                 Rachael Pearson, PhD
                                   

3:15 pm                 Panel Discussion – Q & A

 

3:30pm                  Short Break

 

Session IV    Retinal Regeneration

Moderator:         Jeff Gross, PhD

 

3:45 pm                 Andy Fischer, PhD

                                   

4:00 pm                 Thomas Reh, PhD

                                   

4:15pm                  Jeff Mumm, PhD

                                   

4:15pm                  Panel Discussion – Q & A

 

4:30 pm                 Closing Remarks and Adjournment

Jeff Gross, PhD  

 

 

 

JUNE 21, 2016

 

7:30 am                  Registration, Poster Session and Continental Breakfast

 

8:15 am                  Welcome

                                    Jeff Gross, PhD

 

Session V     Whole Eye Transplant

Moderator:         Mike Steketee, PhD

 

8:30 am                  Vijay Gorantla, MD, PhD

                                   

8:45 am                  Jeff Goldberg, MD, PhD

                                   

9:00 am                  Kia Washington, MD

                                   

9:15 am                  Larry Benowitz, PhD

                                   

9:30 am                  Panel Discussion – Q & A

 

9:45 am                  Short Break

 

 

Session VI    Ocular Development

Moderator:         Xiangyun Wei, PhD

 

10:00 am               William J. Brunken, PhD                

                                   

10:15 am               Nick Marsh-Armstrong, PhD

                                   

10:30 am               Monica Vetter, PhD

                                   

10:45 am               Brian Brooks, MD, PhD

                                   

11:00                      Panel Discussion – Q & A

 

11:30                      Lunch and Poster Session

 

Session VII   Innovative Technologies for Disease Diagnosis and Vision Restoration

Moderator:         Morgan Fedorchak, Ph.D.

 

1:00 pm                 Chieko Asakawa, PhD

                                   

1:15 pm                 Ione Fine, PhD

                                   

1:30 pm                 Joseph Carroll, PhD

                                   

1:45 pm                 Shawn Kelly, PhD

 

2:00                        Panel Discussion – Q & A

 

2:15 pm                 Short Break

 

Session VIII Challenges for the Future

Moderator:         Jeff Gross, PhD

 

2:30 pm                 Ladan Espandar, MD - cornea

 

2:45 pm                 Nils Loewen, MD, PhD - glaucoma

 

3:00 pm                 Brian Mansfield, PhD – FFB – inherited retinal degenerations

 

3:15 pm                 Ken Nischal, MD - pediatrics

 

3:30 pm                 Matt Smith, PhD – cortical issues w/ regeneration

 

3:45pm                  Panel Discussion – Q & A

 

4:15                        Closing Remarks + Adjournment

                                    Jeff Gross, PhD  

 

 

Location and Address

To be held in Oakland, Pennsylvania