The Cole Eye Institute Distinguished Lecture Series provides a forum for renowned researchers in the visual sciences to present their latest research findings. This series features advances in many areas of ophthalmic research, from noted basic and clinical scientists throughout the world. There will be ample opportunity for questions and discussion. Please join us for these insights into new discoveries in ophthalmology research and the promises they hold for patient care.
There is no registration required. If you have any questions, please call 216.444.5832.
Attendees should park in the East 102nd Street parking lot (facing the front of the Cole Eye Institute) or the visitor’s parking garage at East 100th Street and Carnegie Avenue. We will validate your parking ticket.
All programs are held from 7 to 8 am.
Please check lecture locations while the James P. Storer Conference Center is under renovation.
To confirm locations and times, please call 216.444.5832.
February 21, 2013
Mitochondrial Dysfunction: A Potential Mechanism for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Deborah Ferrington, PhD
Departments of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences
University of Minnesota
March 14, 2013
The Role of the Choriocapillaris in early AMD
Robert Mullins, PhD
Hansjoerg E.J.W. Kolder, MD, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Best Disease Research
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Ia.
April 18, 2013
Genetic Control of Angiogenesis: Implications for ARMD
Robert D’Amato, MD, PhD
Judah Folkman Chair in Surgery
Professor of Ophthalmology
Harvard Medical School
Vascular Biology Program
Boston Children's Hospital
May 16, 2013
Global Blindness: Can We Control It?
Gullapalli Rao, MD
Chairman, LV Prasad Eye Institute
L V Prasad Marg Banjara Hills
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
September 19, 2013
Responding to Clinical Need: Taking OCT Imaging Beyond Standard Clinical Applications
Cynthia A. Toth, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology and Biomedical Engineering
Duke University Eye Center
October 17, 2013
The Hypoxic Response: Sought and Dreaded by the Retina
Christian Grimm, PhD
Professor for Experimental Ophthalmology
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Zurich
November 21, 2013
Leukocytes Take Directives from the Extracellular Matrix in Ocular Infections and Inflammation
Shukti Chakravarti, PhD
Department of Medicine
Cell Biology and Ophthalmology
John Hopkins University
School of Medicine