Ocular Genetics: What the future holds for those with Ushers Syndrome and other genetic retinal disorders

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Ocular Genetics is changing how retinal disease is diagnosed and treated. Dr. Levin will share advances and challenges in genetic testing as well as present recent progress in gene therapy and other treatments.

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Alex Levin 7-8 p.m. Thursday, April 8. To register, visit https://rit.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xkAOd2izQe-BwWQcrNHJfQ.

Dr. Alex Levin is Chief of the Eye Institute’s Pediatric Ophthalmology team at University of Rochester Medical Center, and integrates his clinical expertise in treating eye disease with his scientific curiosity in understanding their genesis. He is the only physician worldwide to simultaneously hold U.S. Board Certifications in pediatrics, ophthalmology and child abuse pediatrics, and his research is helping to advance the understanding and treatment of eye disease, pediatric genetics, and in the improvement of health care delivery and public health.


Contact
Amanda Picioli
475-6384
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When and Where
April 08, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Room/Location: zoom
Who

Open to the Public

Cost
FREE
Students
FREE
Faculty/Staff
FREE
Alumni
FREE
Other
FREE
Interpreter Requested?

Yes

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