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The International Society for Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma ISGEDR brings together individuals interested in the field of genetic diseases of the eye and in Retinoblastoma. • To provide a forum for researchers in the field of genetic diseases of the eye to share information. • To promote international collaborations in the study of genetic diseases of the eye and in Retinoblastoma. • To disseminate scientific knowledge through international conferences and through its official publication, Ophthalmic Genetics


Dear Colleagues,
Please note that you can now register and submit an abstract using the new registration portal and the abstract submission buttons below. If you have already registered through the former registration page, your registration has been recorded. To confirm that it has, please email us at wongs1@ccf.org. Also, if you would like to join ISGEDR before the meeting, email Ms. Sandy Wong at wongs1@ccf.org and she will take your request and make arrangements accordingly. You can also join from the registration page using the choices available there. We look forward to seeing you live or virtually in Lausanne.”

ISGEDR 2021 Lausanne

Dear colleagues and friends,

I have the privilege to announce the 22nd ISGEDR Meeting, which will be held hybrid (virtual and in person) from September 2nd to 4th 2021 in Lausanne, Switzerland, jointly with the European Retinoblastoma Group (EURbG), the Société de Génétique Ophtalmologique Francophone (SGOF), and the European Reference Network dedicated to Rare Eye Diseases (ERN-EYE). The scientific program promises to be outstanding, covering the hotest topics in ocular genetics and retinoblastoma. This will include three named lectures, the Jules-François Lecture by Jean Bennett and Albert Maguire, the Franceschetti Medal and Lecture by Ian MacDonald and the Ellsworth Lecture by David Abramson. Looking forward to meeting you soon.

Francis Munier President of ISGEDR

Please download the Lausanne 2021 Flyer from the link below:


Join us in person or virtually for the 2021 International Society for Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma (ISGEDR) Joint Meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, September 2nd to 4th, 2021 in collaboration with the SGOF and the European Retinoblastoma Group. Details of the programme, abstract submission and registration will be available soon.

The local host will be Dr. Francis Munier.

Countdown until ISGEDR 2021









Lausanne, Switzerland – ISGEDR 2021

The meeting will be a hybrid (in person and virtual) and will be held in Lausanne, Switzerland on September 2nd to 4th, 2021.
The local host will be Dr. Francis Munier.

Giessen 2019 Video Screencasts Available NOW

View HD Video Screencasts of all available presentations
from Giessen 2019 from our Video Screencasts page

You can download the ISGEDR 2019 – Final Programme in PDF form HERE

Giessen 2019 – Day 1 Photo Gallery

Ophthalmic Genetics – FREE Subscription


The Journal is the official publication of ISGEDR and the OGSC. Members of ISGEDR receive a free subscription to the Journal and have access to all back issues.

Click here to visit the home page of Ophthalmic Genetics on the Informa Publisher website

“Looking forward to meeting you soon”

Francis Munier President of ISGEDR

“A picture says a thousand words”

Here are photos from previous ISGEDR meetings