Events

Clinicians engage in three-day discussion on glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology

November 21, 2016

Over 120 clinicians, scientists, and trainees attended the 2016 Biennial Glaucoma and Neuro-ophthalmology Fall Festivals, held September 23-25 in Boston. Co-directed by Louis Pasquale, MD, Joseph Rizzo III, MD, and Angela Turalba, MD, these clinical conferences featured surgical and clinical case presentations, topical lectures, interactive panel discussions, and videos. This event was divided… Read more about Clinicians engage in three-day discussion on glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology

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.

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— Patricia D’Amore, PhD, MBA;… Read more about AMD Symposium Facilitates Open Dialogue on Innovative Research

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… Read more about 2016 American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting – Harvard Ophthalmology Highlights

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.

Co-chaired by Ula Jurkunas, MD, and Read more about Highlights from the 2016 Harvard Ophthalmology Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion

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

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. 

Dr. Comander met with Representative Joe Kennedy III, and Dr. Kim met with a congressional staffer for… Read more about Jason Comander and Leo Kim discuss vision research with members of Congress

Evangelos Gragoudas, MD, Presents Gass Lecture

Evangelos Gragoudas, MD, Presents Gass Lecture

October 8, 2015

 

Evangelos Gragoudas, MD, presented the J. Donald M. Gass lecture at the Retina Society Annual Meeting in Paris, France on October 8, 2015. A pioneer and a world authority on the diagnosis and management of intraocular tumors and retinal disease, Dr. Gragoudas and colleagues developed the use of proton beam irradiation for uveal melanoma, which has been used worldwide in over 15,000 patients to date. He… Read more about Evangelos Gragoudas, MD, Presents Gass Lecture