Altersbedingte Makuladegeneration - neue Behandlungen

15th Retina International World Congress Helsinki, Finland

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Preliminary Program
RESEARCH INTO PRACTICE
15th Retina International World Congress
4th - 5th July 2008
Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland

Quelle: http://www.retina.fi/


PRELIMINARY PROGRAM
Updated 7.2.2008

Friday 4th July

7:30 Registration
8:00 Exhibition

9:30 - 10:15 Opening session
President of Retina International Christina Fasser
President of Retina Finland Maija Lindroos
Member of Retina Finland SMAB Leila Laatikainen

10:15 - 11:00 Key note lecture:
Retinal Dystrophy Research: Alan Bird
The past, the present and the future

11:00 - 11:15 Break and exhibition

11:15 -12:55 Science block 1:
Clinical diagnostics of Retinal Dystrophies (RD)
11:15 Clinical diagnostics of RD, Sten Andreasson
11:35 Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), Eeva-Marja Sankila
11:55 Syndromic RP, Ruth Riise
12:15 Early onset RP (LCA), Elise Heon
12:35 Best and Stargardt disease, David Birch

11:15 - 12:45 Patient block 1:
Genetics
11:15 Genotyping (DNA chip,
sequencing chip) Andreas Gal
11:45 Genetic counseling and gene tests Helena Kääriäinen
12:00 Gene therapy for RD: an Overview John Flannery

12:45 - 14:30 Lunch and exhibition

14:30 - 16:00 Science block 2:
Genetic diagnostics and research
14:30 Genetics and Genotyping of RD, Andreas Gal
15:20 Gene therapy of USH 3, John Flannery
15:40 Genetic counseling in Finland Riitta Salonen

14:30 - 16:00 Patient block 2:
Clinical aspects of RD
14:30 Diagnostics and treatment of concurrent eye diseases, Leila Laatikainen

15:00 Best and Stargardt disease David Birch
15:30 Syndromic RP Ruth Riise

14:30 - 16:00 Session for general public (admission free):


Age related macular degeneration


14:30 AMD and its risk factors, Alan Bird
15:00 Current therapy options, Petri Tommila
15:20 Is it possible to avoid AMD? Lotta Salminen
15:40 Low vision aids, Markku Leinonen

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee and exhibition

16:30 - 17:30 Plenary session:
Treatment of RD
16:30 Retinal Prosthetic Devices Mark Humayun
16:50 Stem cells Maria Thereza Perez
17:10 Clinical trials: How they are conducted, where and why? Gerald Chader

20:00 Speakers' Dinner

Saturday 5th July

7:30 Registration
8:00 Exhibition

9:30 - 10:30 Plenary session
9:30 Visual perception and daily living Markku Leinonen
9:50 Visual field defects and phenomena Lea Hyvärinen
10:10 Personal testimony Open

10:30 - 10:45 Break and exhibition

10:45 -12:15 Science block 3:
How to answer your RD patient's questions
10:45 Antioxidants, vitamins and RP Theo van Veen
11:15 What are patient registries and why are they needed Eberhart Zrenner

11:35 Preventive measures for patients Ilkka Immonen
11:55 Rehabilitation Sirkka-Liisa Rudanko

10:45 - 12:15 Patient block 3:
Rehabilitation
10:45 My life with the cane Open
11:15 Crossmodality and accessability Jukka Jokiniemi
11:45 Professional integration and rehabilitation Taru Tammi

10:45 - 12:15 Patient block 4: (in Finnish)
Ask the specialist
Aura Falck and Riitta Salonen answer questions in ophthalmology and genetics

10:45 - 12:15 Patient block 5:
Usher syndrome (USH)
10:45 Treatments for USH to come John Flannery
11:15 USH in Finland Eeva-Marja Sankila
11:35 Cochlear implants in USH Jussi Jero
11:55 Balance in USH Harri Peltola

12:15 - 14:00 Lunch and exhibition

14:00 - 15:30 Science block 4:
RD research in Finland
14:00 Retina - Basic Research Hannu Uusitalo
14:20 Inherited RD in Finland Eeva-Marja Sankila
14:40 Pharmacological therapy for RD: an Overview Arto Urtti

15:00 RD Research in Europe Eberhart Zrenner

14:00 - 15:30 Patient block 6:
Family
14:00 My Child and Retinal Dystrophy Open
14:30 Environmental description Riitta Lahtinen and
through Social-Haptics Russ Palmer

14:00 - 15:30 Patient block 7:
RD research in Europe
14:00 What does Europe do to be Andreas Gall
prepared for clinical trials?
14:30 What are patient registries and why are they needed? Sirkka-Liisa Rudanko

15:00 RD Treatments: an Overview Gerald Chader

14:00 - 15:30 Patient block 8: (in Finnish)
Ask the specialist
Maija Mäntyjärvi and Riitta Salonen answer questions
in ophthalmology and genetics

15:30 - 16:00 Break and exhibition

16:00 - 17:00 Closing session:
Ongoing treatment trials
16:00 Human Gene Therapy, Robin Ali
Leber Congenital Amaurosis
16:30 Treatment Trial with CNTF (Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor) Weng Tao

19:00 Theatre Sokkelo: Spoon River Anthology and Gala Dinner in Hotel Crowne Plaza


Ferienhof am Ostseestrand

Urlaub Ferienhof Glücksburg-Holnis

7 Ferienwohnungen sind in diesem Ferienhof mit Reitbetrieb am Strand Holnis untergebracht. Alle Ferienwohnungen sind mit SAT-TV ausgestattet. Jede Wohnung verfügt über eine gemütliche Eßecke und Sitzgarnitur. Ein Duschbad gehört ebenfalls zu jeder Ferienwohnung. Großer Garten, Grillhütte und Spielplatz sind am Haus!