UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Inherited Eye Disease Course

Venue: Moorfields Eye Hospital/Institute of Ophthalmology, London

Date: 28-29 November 2016

Cost: £295.00 (£200 for MEH staff)

Course organisers: Professor Andrew Webster and Sam Malka

This course concerns the clinical and scientific aspects of inherited eye disease and is designed for trainee doctors, ophthalmologists, clinical geneticists, scientists, nurses, optometrists and others with a relevant interest

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Registration 9.00-9.30 Monday 28 Nov 2016 Tuesday 29 Nov 2016
9.30-11.00 Introduction/ genetics crash course I
Andrew Webster
Gene therapy for eye disease
Jim Bainbridge
Genomic sequencing – impact on ophthalmology
Gavin Arno
Genetic testing in the clinic (case histories)
Jenny Wright and Monica Armengol
11.00 – 11.30 COFFEE COFFEE
11.30 – 1.00 Genetics Crash Course II
Andrew Webster
Counselling in inherited eye disease
Roberta Rizzo
Retinitis Pigmentosa
Andrew Webster
Diseases of the RPE
Kamron Kahn
1.00 – 2.00 LUNCH LUNCH
2.00 – 3.30 Inherited Macular disease
Kaoru Fujinami
Electrophysiology in inherited retinal disease
Omar Mahroo
Stem cells as disease models
Mike Cheetham
Deep phenotyping in inherited retinal disease
Michel Michaelides

3.30 – 4.00 TEA TEA
4.00 – 5.30 Ocular maldevelopment
Mariya Moosajee
Valentina Cipriani
Inherited disease of the anterior segment
Alison Hardcastle