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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.

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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.

Going Virtual for 2020 – 
Ophthalmic Genetics Study Club

Dear ISGEDR Members,

Following our recent successful Virtual Opthalmic Genetics Study Club webinar we have made available, to Members, a recording of the whole event. You will be receiving shortly, the link and password to view the recording. Please do not share this password. If you have a colleague who wishes to enjoy the recording and the many benefits of ISGEDR Membership, then please encourage them to join via our Online Membership Store.


Best regards.
Elias I. Traboulsi and
Virginia (Ginny) M. Utz

ISGEDR Executive Committee Election Results…

Dear ISGEDR member:

The executive committee is pleased to announce the election of the following new officers:


Dr. Francis Munier from Lausanne, Switzerland

Executive Board Member

Dr. Arlene V. Drack from Iowa City, USA

Executive Board Member

Dr. Arif O. Khan, from Abu Dhabi, UAE

Genetic Counselor Board Member

Ms. Meghan J. DeBenedictis, from Cleveland, USA

ISGEDR is most grateful for the services rendered over many years and for the leadership of the Board members who are stepping down after serving their terms – Dr. Brenda Gallie from Toronto, Canada and Dr. Richard Weleber from Portland, USA. Professor David Mackey from Perth, Australia will be replaced on the Board by Dr. Birgit Lorenz for the position of immediate past-president.

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

Case Report

Whole genome sequencing reveals novel mutations causing autosomal dominant inherited macular degeneration
Shyamanga Borooah, Chloe M. Stanton, Joseph Marsh, Keren J. Carss, Naushin Waseem, Pooja Biswas, Georgios Agorogiannis, Lucy Raymond, Gavin Arno & Andrew R. Webster
Pages: 1-8 | DOI: 10.1080/13816810.2018.1546406

Research Report

Clinical and imaging characteristics of posterior column ataxia with retinitis pigmentosa with a specific FLVCR1 mutation
Jennifer Lee, Hannah L. Scanga, Kunal K. Dansingani, Kenneth J. Taubenslag, Leonid Zlotcavitch, Bharesh K. Chauhan, Christin L. Sylvester, D. Holmes Morton & Ken K. Nischal
Pages: 1-6 | DOI: 10.1080/13816810.2018.1547913

Role of the tissue-type plasminogen activator -7351C > T and plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 4G/5G gene polymorphisms in central serous chorioretinopathy
Eva Maria Malle, Laura Posch-Pertl, Wilfried Renner, Silke Pinter-Hausberger, Christoph Singer, Anton Haas, Andreas Wedrich & Martin Weger
Pages: 1-3 | DOI: 10.1080/13816810.2018.1536219

Ophthalmic manifestations in patients with Leigh syndrome, French Canadian type
Faye Pesenti, Erica Doucet, Charles Morin & Marcele Falcao
Pages: 1-3 | DOI: 10.1080/13816810.2018.1546407

Ophthalmic Genetics – FREE Subscription


Another great benefit of ISGEDR Membership is FREE subscription to Opthalmic Genetics. 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

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