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National Eye Institute hosts Translational Research and Vision Symposium
Date:6/10/2010

The National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is bringing together premier researchers who translate molecular and genetic approaches from the laboratory to visual system diseases in the clinic.

NIH director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., will deliver a taped keynote address at this two-day event that will feature discussions about cutting-edge treatment strategies as well as the impact of the human genome sequencing on diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases.

What: Translational Research and Vision Symposium

Who: Speakers will include:

  • Paul A. Sieving, M.D., Ph.D., NEI Director
  • Christopher P. Austin, M.D., NIH Chemical Genomics Center
  • Ben Barres, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University
  • Edward S. Boyden, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Emily Y. Chew, M.D., NEI
  • Hemin R. Chin, Ph.D., NEI
  • Dennis O. Clegg, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Mark S. Humayun, M.D., Ph.D., University of Southern California
  • Samuel G. Jacobson, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • Jay Neitz, Ph.D., University of Washington
  • Maureen Neitz, Ph.D., University of Washington
  • Anand Swaroop, Ph.D., NEI
  • James M. Wilson, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • Wai T. Wong, M.D., Ph.D., NEI

When: Thursday, June 24, 2010 from 3:00-5:30 p.m.
Friday, June 25, 2010 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Where: NIH Clinical Center, Masur Auditorium
10 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892
www.cc.nih.gov/ccc/visitor/maps/south_masur_auditorium.pdf

How: Register to attend at www.nei.nih.gov/anniversary/symposia/research.asp.

Contact: For more information or to schedule an interview with a featured scientist, please contact the NEI Office of Communication at (301) 496-5248 or neinews@nei.nih.gov.


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Contact: National Eye Institute
neinews@nei.nih.gov
301-496-5248
NIH/National Eye Institute
Source:Eurekalert

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