Chicago Chapter Fall Speaker Series
Saturday, October 19th, 2019, 9:30 am–12:00 pm
Alexian Brothers Medical Center Kennedy Conference Center Entrance #8
800 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Seating is limited, and advance registration is requested.
Save the date for our annual Fall Speaker Series presentation! This October we will be joined by a panel of researchers to take a deep dive into the latest in retinal research and clinical trials. Additional information and panelists will be provided in the coming weeks. Please email Shane Cullen at SCullen@FightingBlindness.org or call 866-782-7330 to RSVP by Wednesday, October 16th.
- 9:30 AM: Registration Opens
- 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM: Program
Jill Dolgin, PharmD, Head, Patient Advocacy, AGTC
John Pollack, MD, Illinois Retina
With over 30 clinicial trials underway or in the process of being launched, research for inherited retinal degenerative diseases is taking off. This distinguished panel of experts in inherited retinal disease will discuss the research and clinical trials surrounding gene therapy, gene editing, and optogenetics. More panelists will be added.
RSVP: SCullen@FightingBlindness.org or call 866-782-7330. Seating is limited, and advance registration is requested.
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