Foundation Fighting Blindness to Host PRPH2 and Associated Retinal Diseases Workshop
Session to have special translational research emphasis on PRPH2 and inherited macular dystrophies.
COLUMBIA, Md., Jan. 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ --The Foundation Fighting Blindness, the world's leading organization committed to finding treatments and cures for blinding retinal diseases, in partnership with the Nixon Visions Foundation and the Shiley Eye Institute, at the University of California, San Diego, will host the free in-person PRPH2 and Associated Retinal Diseases Workshop on March 2931, 2023, at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in San Diego, CA. Registration information can be found at www.FightingBlindness.org/PRPH2Workshop.
The PRPH2 and Associated Retinal Diseases Workshop is designed to bring together leading experts from academia and industry, to discuss openly, and in detail, what is known about PRPH2 disease pathology, disease models, clinical characteristics, and therapeutic approaches. In addition, affected individuals and their families will attend to share their experiences with PRPH2 disease and to hear the latest developments for care, treatment, and strategies for therapies. The workshop will also serve as a launching point for the Nixon Visions Foundation sponsored funding initiative that will provide multiple annual grants to scientific teams addressing high-impact gaps in the field.
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