Health Care Event Calendar
Foundation Fighting Blindness Annual Conference
- Sat, February 2, 2013 @ 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
- John A. Moran Eye Center
- 65 Mario Capecchi Drive (Google Map Link)
- First Floor Auditorium
- City, State, Zip
- Salt Lake City, Utah 84132
- Shawn Nelson
Saturday, February 2nd, 2013, John A. Moran Eye Center Auditorium
"The urgent mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc. is to drive the research that will provide preventions, treatments, and cures for people affected by retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, Usher syndrome, and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases."
This event will begin check-in at 8:30. Conference from 9:00 am - 12:00 Noon.
Tim Schoen, Ph.D., Foundation Fighting Blindness, Director, Science and Pre-Clinical Development.
Wolfgang Baehr, Ph.D., Ralph and Mary Tuck Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences; Director, Foundation Fighting Blindness Center at the John A. Moran Eye Center; Adjunct Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy; Adjunct Professor of Biology.
Nikko Ronquillo, MD/PhD student, University of Utah School of Medicine, will give a 20-25 minute presentation on "Senior Loken Syndrome."
Robert Marc, Ph.D., Mary H. Boesche Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences:University of Utah School of Medicine; Professor of Physiology (Adjunct); Director of Research:John A. Moran Eye Center, will conduct an overview of all the retinal research projects here at Moran.