National Chapter Vision Webinar: Clinical Trials
Saturday, May 22nd, 2021, 12:00 pm – 2:00 PM (EDT)
Columbia, MD 21045
Hosted in part by Lindsey Blankenship, Chapter President, Foundation Fighting Blindness - Denver Chapter, the Foundation Fighting Blindness is presenting a free, national webinar on clinical trials. The event will include an introduction to clinical trials provided by Ben Shaberman, the Foundation’s senior director of scientific outreach, as well as presentations by the following speakers.
A Q & A session will follow the talks. Learn about the clinical trial process, regulatory aspects of human studies, what to expect as a trial participant, and much more.
- Paul Yang, MD, PhD, a clinical trial investigator from Oregon Health & Science University
- Samantha Vieira, MBA, BSc (Hons), Executive Director, Ophthalmology, Biogen*
- Eddy Anglade, MD, Vice President and Clinical Lead, Retina, Cardiovascular and Metabolism, Janssen R&D US*
*Biogen and Janssen are both conducting gene therapy clinical trials.