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vision science distinguished lecture series

Vision Science Distinguished Lecture Series

Eye Institute | Medical College of Wisconsin | 2014 - 2015

This lecture series is generously sponsored by the Louis D. and Eunice Conroy Caron Research Fund

  • All lectures are given at noon in the lower level conference room of the Eye Institute.

  • Refreshments will be served at each lecture.

  • Parking information and directions to the Eye Institute may be found by clicking the address.
    925 N. 87th Street Milwaukee, WI 53226

  • Contact Joseph Carroll, PhD, for more information.
    (414) 955-2052 or Email

  • Download lecture series document [PDF]


Robin Ali, PhD, FMedSci
November 10, 2014

Gene and Cell Therapy for Retinal Degeneration - Treatments in Sight

Robin Ali, PhD, FMedSci

Head of Department of Genetics
Professor of Human Molecular Genetics and Institute of Ophthalmology
University College London


Faculty Host: Joseph Carroll, PhD

Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD
November 17, 2014

Mechanisms of Retinopathy of Prematurity

Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of Pediatric Retina
Moran Eye Center
University of Utah


Faculty Host: Dale K. Heuer, MD

Terry Young, MD, MBA
December 2, 2014

Genomics and Biology of Myopia

Terri L. Young, MD, MBA

Professor of Ophthalmology Pediatrics and Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Director of the Ophthalmic Genetics Clinical and Research Program
Duke Eye Center


Faculty Host: Brian Link, PhD

David M. Gamm, MD, PhD
January 19, 2015

Present and Future Applications of Human iPS Cell Technology

David M. Gamm, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Emmett A. Humble Distinguished Director of the McPherson Eye Research Institute
Sandra Lemke Trout Chair in Eye Research
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health


Faculty Host: Joseph Carroll, PhD

Anita Agarwal, MD
February 13, 2015

Structure/Function Studies of Macular Dystrophies

Anita Agarwal, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine


Faculty Host: David V. Weinberg, MD

David Birch, PhD
March 9, 2015

Structure-Function Relationships in Inherited Retinal Degenerations

David Birch, PhD

Chief Scientific and Executive Officer, Retina Foundation of the Southwest
Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School


Faculty Host: Joseph Carroll, PhD

Past Vision Science Distinguished Lectures

March 10, 2014 | Jeff Gross, PhD
Modeling Human Ocular Disorders in Zebrafish

February 10, 2014 | Austin Roorda, PhD
Testing Human Vision on a Cellular Scale

February 3, 2014 | David (Ted) Garway-Heath, FRCOphth
Understanding Visual Function Through Imaging

November 5, 2013 | Krystel Huxlin, PhD
What Can We Teach Damaged Adult Visual Systems To See? Insights From Recovered Vision In Cortical Blindness

October 14, 2013 | Stephen A. Burns, PhD
High Resolution Vascular Imaging in Diabetes and Hypertension


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