2nd Course in Eye Genetics – Bologna

We are glad to inform you that the European Genetics Foundation is organizing for the 2nd Course in Eye Genetics. This course will be held on September 28th– October 1st, 2011 at the Euro-Mediterranean University Center located in Ronzano- Bologna, Italy.

The course will be supervised by: R. Allikmets (Columbia University, New York), A. Ciardella (U.O. Oftalmologia, Bologna) and M. Seri (U.O. Genetica Medica, Bologna).

Invited Speakers: R. Allikmets (New York, USA), A. Auricchio (Naples, Italy), S. Banfi (Naples, Italy), P. Barboni (Bologna, Italy), W. Berger (Zurich, Switzerland), P. Bonneau ( Paris, France),

A. Ciardella (Bologna, Italy), F. Cordeiro (London, Uk), F. Cremers (Nijmegen, The Netherlands), A. Gal (Hamburg, Germany), C. Inglehearn (Leeds, UK), N. Katsanis (Baltimore, USA), P. Yu Wai Man (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK), B. Leroy (Ghent, Belgium),
T. Moore (London, Uk), K. Neveling (Nijmegen, the Netherlands), M. Seri (Bologna, Italy), A. Sodi (Florence, Italy), B. Veronica Van Heyningen (Edinburgh, UK), J. Sowden (London, UK)

Eye Genetics is a 4-day long postgraduate level course addressed to both researchers and clinicians seeking an up-to-date introduction to the field of ophthalmogenetics today. It provides an overview of the clinical developments of modern genetics in different fields of ophthalmology. The topics covered in the course are: hereditary retinal diseases, genetics of retinitis pigmentosa, genetics of age related macular degeneration, genetics of myopia, genetics of glaucoma, genetics of corneal pathology, genetics of optic nerve diseases, gene therapy.
We would appreciate if you could forward this announcement to all your colleagues in your Institute and Country.

CME credits (Continuing Medical Education Credits) will be provided.

For further information regarding the scientific program please visit the EGF website www.eurogene.org

Useful links:

Course Page

EGF website

Accommodation info
For further information please contact : Serena Paterlini serena.paterlini@eurogene.org

Deadline for registration:
Saturday 3rd September