Cells For Sight


Alvena and Isobel visit Istanbul to attend TERMIS

The Blue Mosque, Istanbul…

22 July 2013

Alvena and Isobel braved Istanbul to attend this years TERMIS conference where they both gave paper presentations.

Alvena presented a talk entitled:

'Human corneal stromal stem cells exhibit a robust survival capacity following isolation from organ-cultured corneas'

And Isobel presented her talk entitled:

'Function of tissue-engineered corneal epithelium cultured on plastic compressed collagen intended for treatment of limbal stem cell deficiency'

Isobel and Alvena also had time to do some sightseeing whilst out there.

This is a picture of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.