Keynotes

Keynote speakers at RIWC 2020

Mark Humayun MD, PhD
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA.

Friday 10th June 15:30 – 16:00
Topic: Restoration of vision.

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Artur V. Cideciyan, PhD Research Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Saturday 11th June 13:00 – 14:00
Topic: Gene based therapies of retinal diseases.
Website: www.med.upenn.edu/cideciyanlab

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Bart Leroy MD, PhD
University of Ghent, Gent, Belgium.

Welcoming ceremony 17:30 – 17:50 Thursday 9th June
Topic: Phenotyping and Genotyping in inherited retinal diseases

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Masayo Takahashi M.D., Ph.D.
President, Vision Care Inc. Kobe, Japan

Friday 10th June 11:30 – 12:00
Topic: Stem cell therapy for retinal regenerative diseases

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Christina Fasser
Former president of the Retina International, Zurich, Switzerland.

Friday 10th June 13:30 – 14:00
Topic: Scientific results, a rollercoaster between hope and deception

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Professor emeritus dr. Eberhart Zrenner
University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany.

Saturday 11th June 15:00 Closing ceremony RIWC and NOK 2022
Topic: Retina innovation today and in the future

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