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2017 Diabetic eye disease forum

2017 DR community information forum


Dear CERA supporter,

This page will be undated with news, pictures and images from the forum in due course.

Thank you in advance for your kind patience.

*Tea and coffee available from 10.30am

Hosted by Dr Peter van Wijngaarden
Deputy Director, Head of Diabetic Retinopathy & Neuroglial Interactions research, Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA).

Diabetic eye disease is a rapidly growing health problem for the 1.7 million Australians who suffer from diabetes.  

Come and learn about how CERA’s research leaders are fighting this challenge and the latest developments in diabetic eye disease at our community forum.

All are welcome at our community events, aimed at a general audience. We appreciate your gold coin donation to help cover the cost of running our information forums.

Topics to covered:

  • Diabetic retinopathy: epidemiology and development of a novel screening tool 
    Dr Stuart Keel, Research Fellow, CERA
  • Targeted treatments and optimised outcomes in diabetic eye disease
    Tanya Pejnovic, Clinical Research Manager, CERA
  • Exploring the potential of retinal images and behaviour change strategies to protect eye health and wellbeing in people with early diabetic retinopathy
    Melanie Larizza, Senior Research Officer, CERA
  • Q&A panel discussion
    With the speakers about their presentations or broader diabetic eye disease research

RSVP (acceptances only)
Please book your place by Friday 7 July 2017
Email: cera-rsvp@unimelb.edu.au
Phone: 03 9929 8360


Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Hughes Room
250-290 Spring Street, East Melbourne



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