Retinal Degeneration – Potsdam Meeting der ProRetina Stiftung 2016

In times of transition and translation

Friday, April 8, 2016

13:00-13:05 Franz Badura, PRO RETINA FOUNDATION

Welcome remarks

13:05-14:30 Session 1 – Selected Poster Presentations

Eight abstracts to be selected

14:30-15:10 Keynote Lecture

Grimm, Zürich “Road to Therapy”

15:10-16:00 Coffee break

16:00-17:40 Session 2 – Biomarker – New Developments

16:00-16:25 M. Valeria Canto-Soler, Baltimore“3D mini-retinas and its use in pre-clinical studies”

16:25-16:50 Seba Al Medawar, Dresden “Stem cells derived retinal pigment epithelium: from transwell to high-throughput screening format”

16:50-17:15 Felix Grassmann, Regensburg “Genetic and epigenetic markers in AMD”

17:15-17:40 Sascha Fauser, Köln „Cytokines in age-related macular degeneration: pathogenesis and treatment“

17:40 Dinner

19:00-20:00 Session 3 – Back to the Future – Recalling a Scientist’s Working Life

19:00-19:30 Andreas Gal, Hamburg “Title*

19:30-20:00 Andreas Reichenbach, Leipzig “ Me and the Müller Cell – a Quarter of a Century-Lovestory”

20:00-open Swingin’ Poster Session

Saturday, April 9, 2016

09:00-10:40 Session 4 – Outcome Monitoring in Clinical Trials

09:00-09:25 Thomas Ach, Würzburg, „RPE autofluorescence – an old biomarker revisited“

09:25-09:50 Michael Bach, Freiburg “Visual acuity – Conceptualisation, quantification and clinical validity“

09:50-10:15 Michel Paques, Paris “Short-term monitoring of AMD by flood-illumination adaptive optics and OCT”

10:15-10:40 Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth, Wien “Computational image analyses for outcome prediction in AMD trials”

10:40-11:15 Coffee break

11:15-12:55 Session 5 – Preclinical and clinical Trials

11:15-11:40 Don Zack, Baltimore “Patient-derived cells and genome-editing as innovative tools for large-scale compound screenings”

11:40-12:05 Stylianos Michalakis, München „Gene therapy for achromatopsia: from mouse models to human clinical trials“

12:05-12:30 Rupert Strauss, London “ProgStar Study – Update”

12:30-12:55 Peter Charbel-Issa, Bonn “Title”

12:55-13:00 Concluding remarks

13:00 Lunch and end of meeting

Nach oben scrollen