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Symposium on Ocular Regeneration

Investigators Share Research and Potential Applications for Eye Diseases at Ocular Regeneration Symposium

November 3, 2016

The second Biennial International Symposium on Ocular Regeneration brought together leaders in the fields of ophthalmology, genetics, stem cell biology, neuroregeneration, and neuroremodeling who aim to accelerate cures for blinding diseases. The event, held October 20, 2016 in Boston, MA, drew nearly 200 researchers, clinicians, trainees, and industry representatives from around the world.

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Symposium on AMD Gala Dinner at the Liberty Hotel, Boston

AMD Symposium Facilitates Open Dialogue on Innovative Research

November 3, 2016

At the fourth Biennial International Symposium on AMD, held October 21-22, 2016 in Boston, more than 200 clinicians, researchers, trainees, and industry representatives discussed current AMD topics and the challenges that lay ahead. One of the central themes of this year’s symposium was the need for a more precise stratification of the disease.

Organized byHarvard Ophthalmology AMD Center of Excellence Co-directors— ...

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AAO

2016 American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting – Harvard Ophthalmology Highlights

November 2, 2016

On October 15-18, 2016 (with subspecialty days from October 14-15), the world’s largest association of eye physicians and surgeons met in Chicago for the 2016 American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) annual meeting. Harvard Ophthalmology was well-represented, with more than 40 faculty members presenting lectures; moderating sessions; and instructing workshops, laboratory sessions, and courses on subspecialty topics. At the annual Harvard Ophthalmology Alumni Reception, held Sunday, nearly 200 alumni, friends, faculty, and trainees gathered for an evening of networking, socializing, and...

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200+ Scientists and Clinicians Brainstorm at the 2nd Biennial International Symposium on Age-related Macular Degeneration

September 22, 2012

On September 21-22, 2012, Harvard Ophthalmology hosted its 2nd Biennial International Symposium on age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which spurred lively discussion and debate among more than 200 clinicians, researchers, and trainees in attendance. A diverse and distinguished group of AMD experts from around the world engaged in stimulating and open-ended panel discussions on a wide array of AMD topics that included RPE/Bruch’s membrane/choriocapillaris, infl ammation, lipids/cardiovascular...

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Eyes on the Complement System at the Third International Biennial Symposium on AMD 

October 27, 2014

Drawing nearly 250 clinicians, researchers, trainees, and industry representatives from around the world, the Third International Biennial Symposium on AMD, which was held October 24–25, 2014 and co-chaired by Chief and Chair of Ophthalmology, Joan Miller, MD, FARVO, and AMD Center of Excellence co-directors Patricia D’Amore, PhD, MBA, FARVO and Ivana Kim, MD, had special significance because it followed the 2014 António Champalimaud Vision Award, which recognized the development of antiangiogenic therapies for AMD and other retinal diseases. Five members of the HMS Department of...

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Highlights from the 2016 Harvard Ophthalmology Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion

June 30, 2016

Attracting more than 330 alumni, faculty, and trainees, the 2016 HMS Ophthalmology Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion offered an array of continuing medical education (CME) events as well as opportunities for networking and reconnecting with classmates. Most attendees were from the New England and Tristate areas, although a few traveled from as far as California, Singapore, and India. All nine HMS Ophthalmology affiliates were represented.

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2014 HMS Ophthalmology Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion Delivers a High Impact Weekend

June 23, 2014

More than 300 HMS Department of Ophthalmology faculty, alumni, and trainees gathered for a three-day festival of events that included the Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion, tours of Mass. Eye and Ear and Schepens, a celebratory dinner, and visits to Fenway Park and the Museum of Fine Arts from June 20 to 22, 2014. Annual Meeting co-chairs Drs. Ula Jurkunas and ...

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Joan W. Miller

Inaugural Joan W. Miller Lecture at 2016 Annual Meeting of the New England Ophthalmological Society

April 15, 2016

David M. Brown, MD, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, will present the inaugural Joan W. Miller Lecture, entitled "Pathophysiology of Retinal Vein Occlusion (RVO) - Revelations of the anti-VEGF Trials," today, Friday, April 15, 2016 at the New England Ophthalmological Society (NEOS) Annual Meeting at the Back Bay Event Center in Boston. The lectureship was endowed with a contribution from...

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Jason Comander and Leo Kim discuss vision research with members of Congress

Jason Comander and Leo Kim discuss vision research with members of Congress

October 13, 2015

On October 7th and 8th, Jason Comander, MD, PhD, and Leo Kim, MD, PhD, participated in the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) Emerging Vision Scientists Program. This program allows scientists to meet with members of Congress to discuss the importance of vision research in the continuing fight to prevent blindness. 

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