General Education Science Archives | 24 August 2017

Scientific Events: A Symposium in honor of Dr. Gustavo Aguirre FARVO, University of Pennsylvania , November 16th, 2017

A Symposium in honor of Dr. Gustavo Aguirre, recipient of the 2017 Proctor Medal, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) will take place on Thursday November 16, 2017; 1:00pm—6:00pm at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Please visit

Attendance is free but registration is essential to secure a place.

This exciting half-day symposium brings together a group of internationally recognised scientists and clinician scientists to present the latest devlopments in retinal gene discovery, disease mechanisms, viral vector development and applications, translational studies in animal models, and clinical applications. The symposium will provide an ideal opportunity for networking, aiming to bring together both international authorities in these areas of scientific endeavor and more junior members of the profession.

Refreshments will be provided and the symposium will be followed by a cocktail reception to encourage further networking. Register early to secure your place!

Translational Retinal Research & Therapies


Alison J Hardcastle PhD
John G Flannery PhD
William A Beltran DVM PhD
Samuel G Jacobson MD PhD
José-Alain Sahel MD PhD
Paul A Sieving MD PhD
Gustavo D Aguirre VMD PhD FARVO


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