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Wills Vision Research Symposium

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2018 Symposium

Lessons learned from the eye and the brain - a path to collaboration

DATE: Thursday, October 11, 2018
LOCATION: Wills Eye Hospital, 840 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19017


Program Co-Chairs
Leslie Hyman, PhD
Vice Chair for Research, Wills Eye Hospital
Professor & Vice Chair of Research, Ophthalmology
Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University

A. Sue Menko, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair, Pathology, Anatomy, and Cell Biology
Professor, Ophthalmology
Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University

Keynote Speaker
Leonard A. Levin, MD, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology & Neurosurgery
McGill University

Wills Eye Faculty
Jonathan S. Myers, MD
Chief, Glaucoma Service

Allen Ho, MD
Professor, Ophthalmology

Thomas Jefferson University Faculty
Lorraine Iacovitti, PhD
Professor, Neuroscience

Richard J. Smeyne, PhD
Professor, Neuroscience