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Read About AMD Day

You can read what happened on page 7 of the Moorfields infocus summer 2014 magazine (click image)

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Alternatively click here to download a copy of infocus (PDF)

AMD Day 2014 - Sat 5 July

The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster, London

This free one-day event provided an opportunity for people with Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) to hear first-hand about the progress being made in world-leading research into gene and stem cell therapies as well as devices for AMD.

The day provided an opportunity to:

  • Hear from clinicians and researchers from the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital 
  • To speak with researchers about their work and how it may benefit people with AMD in the future
  • To ask questions about AMD research, share experiences and find out about what support is available

The day also provided an opportunity to meet with representatives from the following charities and organisations who support people with macular degeneration and research:

If you weren't able to attend AMD Day or you just want to refresh your memory you can now take a virtual tour of the day. Just click on any of the images or headings below to access content from the day. 

Background on AMD The Eye Photos
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Presentations Research Posters FAQ
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Voice for Vision - Diary Room The World Through Your Eyes Evaluation
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We want to thank everyone who provided feedback on the day. We are so pleased to hear that people found the day both informative and enjoyable and we look forward to seeing you at future events which will be advertised on this website and on the website of the NIHR Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre.

If you have any comments on this resource or on AMD Day you can let us know by contacting as at eye.info@ucl.ac.uk or via the feedback form on the Contact Us page.


AMD Day was organised by the Department of Genetics, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and was funded by the NIHR Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre, a grant from the Wellcome Trust and by the Macular Society.

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