New York City Chapter Presentation

Join the New York City Chapter of the Foundation Fighting Blindness for a unique presentation on vision loss and the world of research. With presentations spanning the personal experience of vision loss to as the latest updates on the progress of retinal degenerative disease research, this is a presentation you won’t want to miss. After the presentations, stay for a reception to connect with other attendees and continue the conversation with Dr. Haghighi, Dr. Rose, and the NYC Chapter.

A Life Journey with Vision Loss: A Perspective on the Interplay Between Genetics and the Environment
Fatemeh Haghighi, PhD
Director of Medical Epigenetics Laboratory
Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine & the Friedman Brain Institute
James J. Peters VA Medical Center

Retinal Disease Research Update
Stephen M. Rose, PhD
Chief Research Officer
Foundation Fighting Blindness

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Registration – 5:30pm
Program – 6:00pm
Reception – 7:30pm
New York, NY
InterAgency Council (IAC)

RSVP by emailing Olivia at or by calling (212) 244-1470 today!

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
New York, NY