Thank you to all who attended and participated in the ISER/BrightFocus 2017 Glaucoma Symposium October 5-8, 2017 at the Emory Conference Center in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

This symposium brought together leaders in the field of glaucoma to discuss basic catalyzing treatments for the condition.

World-class keynote speakers:

Janey Wiggs, MD, PhD
Massachusetts Eye and Ear
Harvard Medical School
"Primary Open-angle Glaucoma Genetics:
Insights into a Complex Disease"

Don Zack, MD, PhD
Wilmer Eye Institute
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
"High Content Screening Approaches to
Identify Novel Neuroprotective
Agents for Glaucoma"

Ernst Tamm, MD
Institute of Anatomy
University of Regensburg
"Aqueous Humor
Outflow and Beyond - Failure of Molecular Homeostasis in Glaucoma"

Susan E. Quaggin, MD
Department of Medicine (Nephrology)
Northwestern University
"High 'TEK' Solutions for Glaucoma"

Balwantray Chauhan, PhD
Mathers Professor and Research Director
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Dalhousie University, Canada
"Imaging Retinal Ganglion Cells"

Leopold Schmetterer, PhD
Department of Ophthalmology
Singapore Eye Research Institute
"Glaucoma Imaging - What We See and
What We Want to See"

2017 Symposium Photos

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Scientific Program Information

Session Moderators:

  • Jeff Goldberg, PhD
  • Monica Vetter, PhD
  • Claire Mitchell, PhD
  • Gareth Howell, PhD
  • Yang Hu, MD, PhD
  • Rachel Kuchtey, PhD
  • Collen McDowell, PhD
  • Paloma Liton, PhD
  • Joel Schuman, MD
  • Ted Acott, PhD
  • Paul Kaufman, MD
  • Yvonne Ou, MD
  • Darryl Overby, PhD
  • Ian Pitha, MD, PhD
  • Gillian McLellan, PhD
  • Tatjana Jakobs, MD
  • Harry Quigley, MD
  • Chris Girkin, MD
  • Brian Samuels, MD, PhD
  • Ian Sigal, PhD
  • Jeremy Sivak, PhD
  • Derek Welsbie, MD, PhD