Inherited Eye Disease Patient Event

4th Annual Inherited Eye Disease Patient Event 

Wednesday 13th March 2019, 14:00—18:00
Main Lecture Theatre, Cardiff School of Optometry & Vision Sciences
Organised by Prof Marcela Votruba (Hon. Consultant Ophthalmologist) in collaboration with Genetic Alliance UK & the Wales Gene Park

Provisional Programme
14.15 – 14.20 Welcome by Chair ~ Marcela Votruba
14.20 – 14.30 Marcela Votruba ‘Ophthalmic Genetics in Wales’
14.30 – 14.45 National Priority Setting Partnership; Patients and Professionals ~ rare Mitochondrial disease
15.15 – 15.35 Retinitis Pigmentosa— new treatment hopes
15.35– 15.50 Iris Egner “Update on the Welsh 100k Genome results”
15.50 – 16.15 Patient Panel: Question & Answer ‘Living with Inherited Eye Disease; Patients stories’
16:15 – 16:35 Emma Hughes—Genetic Alliance; working for you in Wales
17.45—18.00 Conclusion & Wrap Up Marcela Votruba

You can register to attend:

  • Via Eventbrite
  • By emailing Su Jenkins (JenkinsS33@cardiff.ac.uk) to confirm attendance (or phoning 02920 876784)
  • By completing this registration form and posting it to: Su Jenkins, School of Optometry & Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, Maindy Road, Cathays, Cardiff CF24 4HQ