General Education Science Archives | 09 August 2017

Retina International Symposium: EURetina 2017

Retina International will host its annual EURetina Symposium from 9am to 10.30am on Thursday September 7th in room 124 of the Barcelona Convention Centre.

The symposium will feature presentations on the European Reference Network for Rare Eye Disease (ERN-EYE), results from a recent study on the Economic Burden of Blindness in Europe, Patient Reported Outcome Measures for the retina and an introduction to the Retina International toolkit on genetic testing.

The symposium is open to all attendees at EURetina. To register please email before 5pm on Monday September 4th.


09:00 – 09:10             Introduction: Ms. Christina Fasser, President – Retina International

09:10 – 09:30              ERN-EYE: Dr. Dorothee Leroux, Project Manager - ERN-EYE University Hospital Strasbourg

09:30 - 09:50               Economic Impact of Blindness in Europe: Professor Rupert Bourne - Vision and Eye Research Unit , Cabridge 

09:50 - 10:10            Patient Reported Outcome Measures in the Retina: Professor Robert Finger - Universitats-Augenklink, Bonn

10:10 – 10:30              Introducing the Retina International Genetic Testing Toolkit: Ms. Avril Daly – CEO, Retina International

10:30                           Close


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