Course in Eye Genetics by The European School of Genetic Medicine (ESGM)

Dear All,

We are pleased to announce next ESGM Course in “Eye Genetics”. Ophthalmo-Genetics is a 3-day long postgraduate level course addressed to both researchers and clinicians seeking an up-to-date introduction to the field of eye genetics today.

It provides an overview of the clinical developments of modern genetics in different fields of ophthalmology. The topic 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 optic nerve diseases, gene therapy.

Directors: Rando Allikmets (New York, USA), Antonio Ciardella (Bologna, Italy), Marco Seri (Bologna, Italy)

Sandro Banfi (Napoli, Italy)
Piero Barboni (Bologna, Italy)
Wolfgang Berger (Zürich, Switzerland)
Shomi Bhattacharya (London, UK)
Frans Cremers (Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
Andreas Gal (Hamburg, Germany)
Chris Inglehearn (Leeds, UK)
Nicholas Katsanis (Baltimore, USA)
Francesca Simonelli (Napoli, Italy)
Veronica Van Heyningen (Edinburgh, UK)

Registration fee: 450+ 20% vat = 540 € (including accommodation in double room, tuition, course material, lunches, coffee breaks, shuttle bus service).

For registration and vat exemption info, please visit the EGF website:

For further info write to

Thank you in advance,

Giuseppina Digiglio

EGF Projects Department
European Genetics Foundation
Via di Gaibola 16
40136 Bologna – Italy
Casella postale 2254 40137 Bologna
tel. +39 051 2088425
fax +39 051 5870611