Advanced clinical development programs for AMD - New potential for disease control.
Novas perspectivas para o tratamento da degeneração macular relacionada a Idade.
Prof. Michel Eid Farah, MD, PhD, São Paulo, Brazil
and invited guests:
Thomas W. Gardner, MD, MS, US
Philip J. Rosenfeld, MD, Phd, US
Jay Chhablani, MD, US
Daniela Ferrara MD MSc PhD, US
Geoff Williams, M.D., F.R.C.S.C., A.B.O, CA
Amin Kherani B.Sc., M.D., F.R.C.S.C., CA
Hugo Quiroz Mercado, MD, MX
José Antonio Roca F. MD, PE
Carsten H. Meyer, MD, FEBO, FMH, SWI
François Devin, MD, FR
Prof. Michel Eid Farah, MD, PhD
Director of São Paulo Ophthalmology Center
Professor of São Paulo Federal University
Paulista School of Medicine, Brazil
Retina-vitreous fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, USA
Professor of Ophthalmology at the Federal University of São Paulo.
Former President of the Vision Institute, Brazil, a philanthropic organization.
President of the Brazilian and the Pan-American Retina-Vitreous Society.
Thomas W. Gardner, MD, MS
Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor, Internal Medicine - Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Diabetes
Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Senior Scholar, A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute
Associate Chair, Research
Philip J. Rosenfeld
Professor of Ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
UMHC - Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Fellowship, Vitreoretinal Diseases & Surgery
Harvard/Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Residency, Ophthalmology
Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Doctoral Program, Molecular Biology & Genetics at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Jay Chhablani, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Medical Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgery
UPMC Eye Center
Medical School - Pt JNM Medical College, India
Residency - Kasturba Medical College, India
Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship - Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai
Medical Retina Fellowship - University of California, San Diego
Daniela Ferrara MD MSc PhD
Ophthalmologist Retina Specialist and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Tufts University School of Medicine
Research Fellowship, New York, NY, USA
Additional fellowship at Medical Retina Doctoral Fellowship, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Ophthalmology residency at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Internship at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Medical School at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Geoff Williams, M.D., F.R.C.S.C., A.B.O
Associate Professor at the University of Calgary, Canada
Ophthalmology residency at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada
Vitreoretinal Fellowship at the Cornell University Medical Center, New York Hospital.
Co-founded Calgary Retina Consultants with Dr. Amin Kherani, at the Southern Alberta Eye Center, Canada
Medical Director of SAEC Surgical and active in the retina fellowship and residency programs.
Amin Kherani B.Sc., M.D., F.R.C.S.C.
Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Calgary, and Partner and Co-founder of Calgary Retina Consultants and the Southern Alberta Eye Center, Canada.
Medical school and ophthalmology residency at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, graduating with distinction.
Vitreoretinal fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, USA.
Co-founded Calgary Retina Consultants with Dr. Geoff Williams, at the Southern Alberta Eye Center, Canada
Hugo Quiroz-Mercado, MD
Chairman Translational Research, Retina Specialist
Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en Mexico, I.A.P., and Medica Sur Hospital
Professor at the University of Colorado, Denver.
Former Director of Ophthalmology at Denver Health Medical Center
Fellowships in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases at APEC in Mexico City and Schepens Eye Research Institute in Boston.
José Antonio Roca F. MD
Oftalmólogos Contreras, Instituto de Ojos Primavera, Lima - Peru.
Associate Professor, Cayetano Heredia University, Lima, Peru
Chief, Retina Division, Ricardo Palma Clinic, Lima, Peru
Postgraduate degree in the Retina and Vitreous Sub-specialty at the University of Chile.
Postgraduate degree in the Sub-specialty of Retina and Vitreous at the Jules Stein Eye Institute of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) USA.
Vice President of the Peruvian Society of Ophthalmology.
Carsten H. Meyer, MD, FEBO, FMH
Professor of Ophthalmology Philipps University Marburg, Germany and Paulista Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil
Medical schools in Freiburg, Innsbruck (A), and Oxford (GB) and obtained his medical degree from the University of Munich, Munich, Germany.
Residency at the University Eye Hospital, Luebeck, Germany.
Vitreoretinal research Fellowship at the Duke Eye Center, Durham, NC