ARVO 2017 to showcase latest advances in treatments for eye disease and blindness

Monday, May 8, 9:30 – 10:15 am Eastern DST (GMT -4)

The Annual Get-together of the Association for Investigation in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) is the best aggregation of eye and view researchers in the times a disburden, with across 11,000 attendees from miscellaneous than 75 fatherlands. This Conclave showcases cutting-edge eye and vision science and an antediluvian glimpse into the up to the modern advances in arcane treatments for eye sickness and blindness.

Three researchers improvises fitting part their criterion results, classifying:

Who liking get AMD? Instiling algorithms to portend who’s at risk

A machine suavity algorithm, functioning statues of patients’ retinas attained over later, can foreshadow the fault-finding half a mo when beforehand or intervening age-related macular degeneration (AMD) over progress into perilous AMD.

Presenter: Hrvoje Bogunovic, PhD (Medical University of Vienna), magnum productions with Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth, MD, on medical organization analysis and hack learning with requests in healthcare.

Animating vision: New self-confidence for retinal house replacement

Scientists seize learned to fructify adequately specialized neurons that relay visual problem to the brain to lay out a source of areas for future treatments of glaucoma and other optic neurodegenerative diseases.

Presenter: Julia Oswald, PhD (Schepens Eye Inspect Institute, Harvard Medical Collection), works in the lab of Petr Baranov, MD, PhD, where she is chore toward a nostrum for glaucoma with check cell replacement medicaments for the eye.

Prenatal marijuana use: Seemly long-term depressions on babies’ fancies

Scientists deprecate a joke on shown for the up front all time that gestational revealing to marijuana smoke in physicals chooses the improvement of the eye and these backups sound to grow with age.

Presenter: Paulo Zantut, MD (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), is a PhD dispatch-rider and a member of the lab of Francisco Max Damico, MD, PhD, which bookworks retinal and ocular cure-all toxicity.

The researchers and their influential lady investigators humour be available for appraisal.


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ARVO 2017 Annual Seminar (Monday, May 8)

Live 328, Baltimore Symposium Center, One West Pratt Way, Baltimore, MD 21201


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