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Arizona Spring Speaker Series

Saturday, May 11th, 2019, 12:30 pm–3:00 pm

Join us for the Arizona Chapter's Annual Spring Speaker Series on Saturday, May 11, 2019!
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George Miller-Golf Links Branch Library

9640 East Golf Links Road

Tucson, AZ 85730


By Wednesday, May 8 to Shane Cullen at or call 866-782-7330.

Spring Speaker Series
New Research and Regaining Sight

Registration: 12:30 PM
Program: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This May we will be visiting Tucson to hear about new research happening locally and from someone who’s experiencing the success of the first FDA-approved gene therapy. 

Topic 1: Macular Degeneration and Ocular Albinism - The Latest in Research
Brian S. McKay, PhD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, University of Arizona

Topic 2: Vision Restored
Christina Reichardt, OD, Optometrist and Mother of Luxturna Recipient, National Eye & Ear of Tucson

Please email Shane Cullen at to RSVP by Wednesday, May 8th. 


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