Boston Vision Seminar

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Foundation Fighting Blindness
Presents the
Boston Vision Seminar

WHEN:

Saturday, September 9, 2017
8am - 1pm

WHERE: 

Boston Marriott Long Wharf
296 State Street
Boston, MA 02109

Register Now

Join the Foundation Fighting Blindness and our Boston Chapter for a free half-day seminar.  Featured speakers will share the latest information on retinal disease treatments, clinical trials, research advancements, genetic testing and more.

Seating is limited, so advance registration is requested.

A continental breakfast will be served. On-site vendors will exhibit low-vision products and services.

To RSVP please call (800) 949-6112.

If you need a sight or hearing interpreter for the event, 10 days’ advance notice is required. Please contact us, after you have registered, on or before Monday, August, 28, 2017, at 410-423-0603 or MPalmer@FightBlindness.org.

For travel and parking information please visit the Boston Marriott Long Wharf travel page.

SEMINAR TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Current treatments
  • Clinical trials
  • Research advancements
  • Genetic testing
  • And more

Schedule:

  • Foundation Fighting Blindness Research Program
    Stephen Rose, PhD,
    Chief Research Officer, Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • Spark Therapeutics: Working to Create a New Path
    David McCullough, Patient Access Liaison, Spark Therapeutics
    David Rousso, Medical Science Liaison, Spark Therapeutics
  • Keeping an Eye on CRISPR Gene Editing
    Gerry Cox, MD, PhD
    , Chief Medical Officer, Editas Medicine
  • Gene Therapy
    Jeffrey Chulay, MD, DTM&H
    , Executive Director, Clinical Strategy, AGTC
  • Boston VisionWalk and Chapter
    Martha Steele, Boston Chapter President and VisionWalk Chair and
    Katie Van Benschoten, Events Director, Foundation Fighting Blindness

     

Questions? Call (800) 949-6112.
This Vision Seminar is presented without charge and brought to you by The Chatlos Foundation Public Health Education Program of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. The Foundation thanks our Visionary and Outreach partners for their support.

Visionary Benefactor Partner:

Outreach Silver Partners:

AGTC
Spark Therapeutics

Date: 
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 8:00am to 1:00pm
City: 
Boston, MA