Eye Institute’s annual symposium to feature discussions on clinical trials in ophthalmology
Aug. 09, 2012 College News - The Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute will be holding its annual symposium on Saturday, Sept. 22, in the MCW Health Research Center Auditorium. This year’s event, titled, Ophthalmology Innovation 2012: Why We Do What We Do, Clinical Trials and the Evidence that Guides Us, will bring together a robust panel of speakers to discuss the what, why, when, and how of clinical trials in ophthalmology.
The program will include updates on the latest results and recommendations for rapidly-changing treatment modalities as well as a panel of nationally and internationally recognized leaders to share their expertise on the design, conduct, and interpretation of clinical trials. Featured guests include:
Wiley Chambers, MD, from the Division of Ophthalmology at the Food and Drug Administration
Curtis Meinert PhD, renowned Johns Hopkins biostatistician and veteran of multiple influential clinical trials in ophthalmology
Matthew McMahon, Senior Advisor for Translational Research at the National Eye Institute
Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD, architect of numerous clinical trials in anterior segment and refractive surgery
Barbara Blodi, MD, from the University of Wisconsin Reading Center.
This promises to be a unique learning opportunity for clinicians, vision scientists, and students at all levels of training.
Additional information is available on the Eye Institute Web site. You can also contact Hattie Waagen, 955-7842 or firstname.lastname@example.org.