Duke at ARVO 2018

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Duke Ophthalmology is proud to have such a significant presence at the 2018 Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting

Felipe Medeiros, MD, PhD will deliver the Cogan Award lecture.  Duke researchers and trainees will present over 85 courses, Special Interest Groups, Paper Sessions and Posters, including several being considered for Best Poster Awards.

See a list of Duke sessions at ARVO

ARVO Highlights:


Educational Course: Introduction to AMD: Current Research and Therapeutics
8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Catherine Bowes-Rickman, PhD, organizer and presenteand Cynthia Toth, MD, presenter

Educational Course: Inherited retinal diseases: Divergent viewpoints of pathogenesis and treatment
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Presenter, Alessandro Iannaccone, MD, FARVO


Special Interest Group: Retinal microglia in degenerative diseases: Why function matters
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Room 301AB
Presentation by Daniel R. Saban, PhD
Special Interest Group: 124 Biomarkers and Surrogate Endpoints in Ophthalmic Clinical Research
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Room 316A
Presentation by Felipe Medeiros, MD, PhD

11 Poster Presentations


Special Interest Group: Membrane dynamics in RPE health and disease
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Ballroom A
Presentation by Catherine Bowes-Rickman, PhD
4 Paper Sessions
14 Poster Presentations


Join us for
3 Paper Sessions
5 Poster Presentations


Cogan Award Lecture
10:15 a.m. Ballrooms A/B
Felipe Medeiros, MD, PhD
Special Interest: Group Optical Coherence Tomography and Ophthalmic Surgery: New Visualizations, Functional Analysis, and Enabling Robotic Assistance 
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Room 312
Moderated by Anthony Kuo, MD
Presentations by Cynthia Toth, MD and Joseph Izatt, PhD
Special Interest Group: Phagocytosis in the outflow pathway: What we can learn from other ocular tissues 
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Room 320
Presentation by Paloma Liton, PhD
7 Paper Sessions
16 Poster Presentations


Join us for
2 Paper Sessions
10 Poster Presentations

See a list of all Duke sessions