Translational Retinal Research & Therapies

2017 Symposium

Registration Closed 
Lancelot, Gene Therapy Dog Appeared in front of Congress to testify for continued funding of Gene Therapy. Lancelot was born blind, and could see after receiving gene therapy.
Our Distinguished Speakers

Gustavo D. Aguirre, VMD, PhD

William A. Beltran, DVM, PhD

John G. Flannery, PhD.

Alison J. Hardcastle, PhD

Samuel G. Jacobson, MD, PhD

Josè-Alain Sahel, MD, PhD

Paul A. Sieving,   MD, PhD




2017 ARVO Award Recipient Honored 

Proctor Medal: Gustavo D. Aguirre, VMD, PhD, FARVO 


The School of Veterinary Medicine is proud to annouce a half-day symposium on Translational Retinal Research and Therapies on Thursday November 16, 2017. 



The Symposium brings together a group of internationally recognized scientists and clinician scientists to present the latest in areas of retinal disease gene discovery, disease mechanisms, viral vector development and applications, translational studies in animal models, and clinical applications.


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