Vision Seminars

National Chapter Vision Webinar: Update on Emerging Therapies

Saturday, November 20th, 2021, 12:00 PM EDT

Please join us on Saturday, November 20, 2021, for the Foundation Fighting Blindness National Vision Webinar!
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Location

Virtual Event

Columbia, MD 21045

The webinar will provide reviews of several treatments in the clinical development pipeline including AGTC’s gene therapy clinical trials for X-linked retinitis pigmentosa and achromatopsia; SparingVision’s emerging cone-saving and cone-restoring treatments for retinitis pigmentosa, Usher syndrome, and related conditions; gene-agnostic approaches for a variety of conditions, clinical trials underway for Stargardt disease, and new emerging gene therapies for Leber congenital amaurosis.

Presenters will include: 

  • Daniel Chung, DO, Chief Medical Officer, SparingVision
  • Bright Ashimatey, OD, PhD, FAAO, Clinical Research Scientist, AGTC
  • Claire Gelfman, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • Ben Shaberman, Senior Director, Scientific Outreach, Foundation Fighting Blindness