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WSPOS World Wide Webinars:
Episode 14 – Aniridia

Dear Colleagues,

Please join us for WSPOS World Wide Webinar 14 as we examine Aniridia.

Dr Dominique Bremond-Gignac and Dr Ken K Nischal will guide us through the ins and outs of Iris Abnormalities and lead the discussion from our experts. 

Our webinars are interactive; we pose questions for you, our audience to answer throughout our webinar and also display your responses in real time. We’d like to request you to have the Mentimeter page open on your web browser in preparation for our webinar. We will announce the Mentimeter code at the beginning of the webinar.

WSPOS World Wide Webinars:
Episode 13 – Inherited Retinal Disease

Dear Colleagues,

Please join Dr. Arif Khan from the United Arab Emirates and Dr. Eduardo Silva from Portugal this Saturday 11th July as they moderate our 13th Webinar titled Inherited Retinal Diseases. Webinar 13, supported by Novartis, brings together the world’s leading experts on inherited retinal diseases (an important group of diseases to understand) and will be discussed by our global panel, thereby reinforcing our ethos that Expertise Resides All Over the World!

Our webinars are interactive; we pose questions for you, our audience to answer throughout our webinar and also display your responses in real time. We’d like to request you to have the Mentimeter page open on your web browser in preparation for our webinar. We will announce the Mentimeter code at the beginning of the webinar.

Supported by Novartis

Inherited Retinal Diseases – Programme

Saturday 11th July, 14.00 London, UK Time

Our 13th Webinar will have expertise from all over the world, join us for what is sure to be an interesting examination and discussion around Inherited Retinal Disease:

Moderators: Arif Khan UAE and Eduardo Silva PORTUGAL

Retinal Dystrophies that Necessitate Systemic Investigations
Elias Traboulis USA

What Does Gene Therapy Mean and Why is Luxturna So Important?
Birgit Lorenz GERMANY

My Hospital/Health System Won’t Fund IRD DNA Testing and Luxturna isn’t Funded or Available in my Country. What can I do?
David Mackey AUSTRALIA

What Routes are there to Get an ERG in a Child and Why is it Important?
Alki Liasis USA

Q&A Session

End of webinar

Webinar 13 Panelists

Alki Liasis

Arif Khan

Birgit Lorenz

David Mackey

Eduardo Silva

Elias Traboulsi

World Ophthalmology Congress Virtual®

JOIN US FOR THE FIRST EVER ONLINE GLOBAL GATHERING IN OPHTHALMOLOGY

On behalf of the International Council of Ophthalmology, we are honored to invite you to join us from any part of the world, to WOC2020 Virtual® from 26th – 29th June 2020. This unique 37th World Ophthalmology Congress will be a virtual experience that showcases the latest developments in all fields of ophthalmology.  Join us for an unforgettable personalized learning journey and learn from world class experts, network with colleagues, visit the virtual exhibition, and access content for 3 months.

During these extraordinary times, we bring to each of you WOC2020 Virtual®, an exciting educational opportunity  – all in one place, at your own pace, and keeping you safe.

Join us for the first ever online global gathering in ophthalmology! This exciting personalized educational opportunity will include live keynote sessions, online question and answers, over 2000 talks from world experts, a virtual industry exhibition and access to all sessions for 3 months.

Delegates can join this exceptional online experience and claim CME points while learning from
home, at their own pace and take advantage of reduced registration fees starting at 85 USD.

Join us for the first ever online global gathering in ophthalmology! This exciting personalized educational opportunity will include live keynote sessions, online question and answers, over 2000 talks from world experts, a virtual industry exhibition and access to all sessions for 3 months.

Delegates can join this exceptional online experience and claim CME points while learning from
home, at their own pace and take advantage of reduced registration fees starting at 85 USD.

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

OGSC San Francisco 2019 – Venue and Date Announced

This year’s OGSC meeting will be on Friday, October 11, 2019 and will be held at the Westin St. Francis hotel. 

UK-EGG Education Resources Page

Our UK partners, UK Eye Genetics Group (UK-EGG) invite you to explore their Education Resources Page.

UK-EGG have added a wonderful resource to their website and would invite all our members and colleagues to explore its contents. These range from Genomics, Informatics and Clinical Research Skills to ‘Useful Links’.

Both Online and Taught courses, free and paid are detailed.

 

ISGEDR 2019 Meeting – Giessen

A warm invitation to join us at the 21st International Meeting of ISGEDR on August 29th to 31st, 2019. Giessen, Germany

A joint meeting with the Deutsche Opthalmologische Gesellschaft (DOG). Hosted by Prof Dr Birgit Lorenz, current President of ISGEDR and to be held in the Lecture Building of the Medical Faculty of the Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany.

 

OGSC Chicago 2018

More than 50 delegates attended the OGSC meeting at Lurie Children’s Hospital
and participated in the discussion of 25 scientific presentations.

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

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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

UK-EGG Annual Conference – Birmingham 2018

The Screencasts recorded of this year’s Birmingham UK-EGG Conference are available NOW to view via our Screencasts section.

“I look forward to seeing you next year for our 21st International Meeting in Giessen, Germany”

Birgit Lorenz, President

News Archives

COPHy

The 10th World Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology (COPHy)

On behalf of the COPHY Chairs, Prof. Anat Loewenstein and Prof. Neil Bressler, we would like to announce that preparations for The 10th World Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology (COPHy) which will take place in Dublin, Ireland on April 4-6, 2019.
For more information, please visit our website COPHy EU.

ISOO 2019

International Society of Ocular Oncology Biennial Conference

The ISOO executive and program committee is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2019 ISOO meeting: http://www.isoo2019.com/registration/

HD Video Screencasts

HD Video Screencasts from 2017 Leeds ISGEDR and Joint UK-EGG Meeting

You can now enjoy nearly all the wonderful presentations from the International Meeting hosted in Leeds.

You may need to request to join the ISGEDR group on LInkedIn to gain access to this page.

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