euretina winter meeting rome 2012

Scientific Programme

08.30 - 09.45 Session 1 - Imaging

Chairperson: Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth AUSTRIA, Co- Chairperson: John Marshall UK

John Marshall UK
The role of quantitative  image analysis in OCT as a predict for visual acuity

Sotaro Ooto  JAPAN -View Abstract (PDF)
Adaptive optics - a state-of-the-art

Jay Duker USA -View Abstract (PDF)
OCT Technology– What is coming

Matthias Bolz AUSTRIA
Imaging of RPE disease with polarization OCT

Edoardo Midena ITALY -View Abstract (PDF)
Retinal neurodegeneration in diabetes

Ute Wolf-Schnurbusch SWITZERLAND -View Abstract (PDF)
Retinal imaging in mouse models for retinal disease

09.45 - 11.00 Session 2 - Eye and Brain

Chairperson: Sebastian Wolf SWITZERLAND, Co- Chairperson: Friedmann Paul GERMANY

Gereon Hüttmann GERMANY -View Abstract (PDF)
On the possibility of measuring absorption and mechanical properties of the retina by OCT -
possible implication for ophthalmological and neurological diseases

Axel Petzold THE NETHERLANDS -View Abstract (PDF)
Biomarkers in optic neuropathies

Friedemann Paul GERMANY
What does the retina tell us about central nervous system diseases?

Sven Schippling SWITZERLAND -View Abstract (PDF)
Window to the brain? - OCT in MS and other demyelinating diseases of the CNS

B.F. Sánchez-Dalmau SPAIN
OCT in multiple sclerosis and neurodegenerative disorders. Trends of future.

M. Abegg SWITZERLAND -View Abstract (PDF)
Central Visual Processing in Patients with Visual Field Defects

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break

11.30 - 12.45 Session 3 - Regeneration and Degeneration of the Retina

Chairperson: Gisbert Richard GERMANY, Co- Chairperson: Mathias Bähr GERMANY

Mathias Bähr GERMANY
De- and regeneration of adult retinal ganglion cells: models, mechanismus and translational therapy

Solon Thanos GERMANY 
Molecular control of axonal regeneration in the monkey retina

Dietmar Fischer GERMANY -View Abstract (PDF)
The role of signalling pathways in optic nerve repair

John Marshall UK
Transport through Bruch`s membrane: key for   degeneration and survival of ageing retina

Jeffrey Goldberg USA -View Abstract (PDF)
Neuroprotection of the retina and the optic nerve head: Bench to bedside

Ursula Schmidt-Erfurt AUSTRIA
VEGF Trap-Eye: 2nd Year Outcomes of the VIEW 1 and VIEW 2 Studies in Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration (wAMD)

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

14.00 - 15.15 Session 4 - Retina and Stem Cells

Chairperson: Bill Aylward UK, Co- Chairperson: Robert Maclaren UK

Lyndon Da Cruz UK
Stem cell treatments for AMD

Yvan Arsenijevic SWITZERLAND -View Abstract (PDF)
Generating photoreceptors from stem cells or on photoreceptor transplantation

Saddekk Mohand-Said FRANCE -View Abstract (PDF)
Preservation of cone photoreceptors and visual function by retinal transplantation in animal
models of retinitis pigmentosa

Udo Bartsch GERMANY -View Abstract (PDF)
Towards a stem cell-based intraocular drug delivery system

Robert MacLaren UK -View Abstract (PDF)
Photoreceptor transplantation into the degenerate retina - the clinical challenge

14.00 - 15.15 Session 4 - Retina and Stem Cells

Chairperson: Bill Aylward UK, Co- Chairperson: Robert Maclaren UK

Lyndon Da Cruz UK
Stem cell treatments for AMD

Yvan Arsenijevic SWITZERLAND -View Abstract (PDF)
Generating photoreceptors from stem cells or on photoreceptor transplantation

Saddekk Mohand-Said FRANCE -View Abstract (PDF)
Preservation of cone photoreceptors and visual function by retinal transplantation in animal
models of retinitis pigmentosa

Udo Bartsch GERMANY -View Abstract (PDF)
Towards a stem cell-based intraocular drug delivery system

Robert MacLaren UK -View Abstract (PDF)
Photoreceptor transplantation into the degenerate retina - the clinical challenge

15.15 - 16.30 Session 5 - Gene Transfer

Chairperson: Francesco Bandello ITALY, Co- Chairperson: Luigi Naldini ITALY

Luigi Naldini ITALY
Gene therapy: current advances and new perspectives

Alberto Auricchio ITALY -View Abstract (PDF)
Gene Therapy for Inherited Retinal Diseases with AAV vectors

Yvan Arsenijevic SWITZERLAND -View Abstract (PDF)
Anti-VEGF therapy mediated by lentiviral vectors for ocular diseases

Majlinda Lako UK -View Abstract (PDF)
Efficient stage specific differentiation of human embryonic stem cells to photoreceptor progenitors

Marius Ader GERMANY -View Abstract (PDF)
Photoreceptor transplantation into the adult retina

16.30 - 17.00 Coffee Break

17.00 - 18.15 Session 6 - Oxygen in Retinal Disease

Chairperson: Einar Stefansson ICELAND, Co- Chairperson: James Bainbridge UK

Anders Kvanta SWEDEN -View Abstract (PDF)
Oxygen, vascular endothelial growth factor and the pathophysiology of ischemic retinopathies
and choroidal neovascularization

Robert Linsenmeier USA -View Abstract (PDF)
Hypoxia in retinal disease

Sveinn H Hardarson ICELAND -View Abstract (PDF)
Non-invasive retinal oximetry

James Bainbridge UK -View Abstract (PDF)
Vitreous and retinal oxygen measurements

Constantin Pournaras SWITZERLAND -View Abstract (PDF)
Retinal Photocoagulation and Oxygenation

 

 

 

 

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