Stemming Vision Loss: Seeing Is Believing Dr. Peter Coffey
, Head of Ocular Biology and Therapeutics at University College London's Institute of Ophthalmology and the Co-Executive Director of Translation at the University California Santa Barbara’s Center for Stem Cell Biology and Engineering
14 June, 2016, 10:30 a.m. CT (U.S.)
Dr. Coffey is the principal author and co-author of two landmark papers demonstrating the use of human cells to halt visual deterioration in models of age-related macular degeneration. His achievements include the launch of the London Project to Cure Blindness, which aims to develop a stem cell therapy for the majority of all types of age-related macular degeneration, seminal work on retinal transplantation.
Prof. Coffey has received many honors and awards, including the prestigious Estelle Doheny Living Tribute Award in 2009, Retinitis Pigmentosa International's Vision Award in 2009, the CIRM Leadership Award in 2010, and the New York Stem Cell Foundation Roberston Prize in 2011.
To watch this free webinar, go to LOGIN NOW and sign in or sign up.