Diabetic eye disease forumJuly 11, 2017
*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
Phone: 03 9929 8360
250-290 Spring Street, East Melbourne