Entries in ocular research symposia foundation (2)


Our Upcoming Symposium on The Aging Eye

We are very excited to hold our upcoming 8th symposium later this week on the following topic:

The Aging Eye:
Normal Changes, Age-Related Diseases and Sight-Saving Approaches
Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
June 14-16, 2013

Led by co-chairs Dr. Gerald Chader of the Doheny Eye Institute and Dr. Allen Taylor of Tufts University, this symposium promises to be engaging and dynamic, as 15 of the field's top researchers and doctors in eye research will meet for two days to discuss recent findings and breakthroughs in diseases and conditions affecting the aging eye.


  • Dr. Catherine Bowes-Rickman – Department of Ophthalmology, Duke University Medical Center 
  • Dr. David Calkins – Vanderbilt Eye Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Dr. Joseph Caprioli – Jules Stein Eye institute, UCLA
  • Dr. Gerald Chader – Doheny Retina Institute, USC School of Medicine
  • Dr. Emily Chew – Epidemiology & Clinical Applications, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health 
  • Dr. Gislin Dagnelie – Department of Ophthalmology. Johns Hopkins Hospital 
  • Dr. Ilene Gipson – Schepens Eye Research Institute, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard School of Medicine 
  • Dr. Hans Grossniklaus – Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Emory University
  • Dr. Barbara Klein – Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison 
  • Dr. Ronald Klein – Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health 
  • Dr. Gerard Lutty – Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 
  • Dr. J. Mark Petrash – Department of Ophthalmology, University of Colorado, Denver 
  • Dr. David Rein – National Organization for Research at the University of Chicago
  • Dr. Johanna Seddon – Department of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine 
  • Dr. Allen Taylor – Nutrition & Vision Research, USDA-HNRCA, Tufts University
  • Friday

    ORSF's Glaucoma Report on the May 2012 Cover of IOVS

    Above: the journal cover presented at ARVO's most recent annual conference

    For the first time, the Ocular Research Symposia Foundation's work is featured on the cover of the eye research world's foremost journal: IOVS, the official journal of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). The journal reaches 12,000 members around the world. We are extremely proud and excited to be spreading cutting edge research and findings among our colleagues. 

    Among the exciting findings include notes about the incidence of glaucoma and cutting edge research into gene therapy treatments for the disease. 

    Here's the link to the May 2012 report on the IOVS website, and you may also download the report by registering the ORSF website