Dr. Jordi Monés, the ophthalmologist specialising in macula, retina and vitreous and the Medical Director of the Barcelona Macula Foundation, together with two members of the entity’s Scientific Council, Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati and Dr. Giovanni Staurenghi, are to speak at the Sixth International Symposium on Age-Related Macular Degeneration. The event is organised by The German Society of Ophthalmology (DOG) and will take place in the German town of Baden-Baden on 11-12 September.
The “VI International Symposium on AMD Age-Related Macular Degeneration – Emerging Concepts. Exploring known and Identifying new Pathways” is a meeting point for international experts to debate developments in the field of ophthalmology.
Dr. Ambati will give a lecture entitled: “Inflammatory pathways in AMD: what have we learned so far?”. This will provide a review of what we know up to now about the inflammatory mechanisms of AMD.
The Symposium will include presentation of the study “The Classification of Atrophy Meeting (CAM-2)”, seconded by the Dr. Werner Jackstädt Foundation. Dr. Staurenghi, together with SriniVas R. Sadda and Frank G. Holz, will present the results of the Classification of Atrophy consensus Meeting, CAM-1 and CAM-2. He will also give a lecture entitled “OCT-angiography and en-face SD-OCT imaging in AMD56”. Finally, he will be one of the speakers in a panel debating the future of therapies for overcoming Age-Related Macular Degeneration.
You can find further information on the Symposium at the following link.