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Moscow, November 15, 2019, 15:00 — 17:30

Webinar: Moscow — New York-Seoul

VIII International symposium
Focus on glaucoma progression

About symposium

We conduct the webinar as part of the educational program dealing with controversies in glaucoma. The webinar aims to enhance the insight of eye specialists about development, diagnosis, and progression of glaucoma as well as to open a dialog between Russian and foreign professionals on the most long-standing glaucoma-related controversies.

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Donald Hood
Donald Hood
USA

Don Hood, the James F. Bender prof. of Psychology and prof. of Ophthalmic Science (in Ophthalmology), prof. of Ophthalmic ScienceDept Columbia University. The main field of his research are the physiological bases of both normal and abnormal visual processing of the retina or ganglion cell/optic nerve using electrophysiological and anatomical (OCT) techniques. While some of his over 300 publications deal with issues of the basic neuroscience of vision, most of his work over the last 25 years has concerned research on diseases of the retina and optic nerve. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, having served on its Board since 1992. He also serves on the Editorial Board of Journal of Glaucoma.

Christopher Leung
Christopher Leung
Hong Kong

Dr. Christopher Leung is prof. and Head of Graduate Division of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He is a clinician-scientist with research focus on the investigation and management of glaucoma. Dr. Leung is investigating the cellular and molecular mechanisms of promoting retinal ganglion cell survival in glaucoma and other optic neuropathies. Не is also principle investigator of a number of clinical research projects studying the application of advanced optic disc and retinal nerve fiber layer imaging technologies in glaucoma diagnostics. Dr. Leung has received a number of international research awards.

Park, Ki Ho
Park, Ki Ho
South Korea

prof. Ki Ho Park is prof. and Chairman of Ophthalmology, Seoul National University. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the World Glaucoma Association (WGA) and President-Elect of the Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society (APGS). He was Secretary General and Co-chair of South East Asian Glaucoma Interest Group (SEAGIG) Meeting and AACGC Meeting (2008, Seoul, Korea) Organizing Committee. He is an awardee of a number of international research awards. prof. Park has published more than 150 papers in international peer reviewed SCI journals. He was Editor of 'Atlas of Angle Closure Glaucoma' (2010) and Associate Editor of 'Angle Closure Glaucoma' (2007). His research interest includes risk factors of glaucoma, RNFL and ganglion cell imaging, normal-tension glaucoma, angle-closure glaucoma, and neuroprotection. He is the current President of Korean Ophthalmological Society.

Jeffrey M. Liebmann
Jeffrey M. Liebmann
USA

Dr. Jeffrey M. Liebmann is a prof. of Ophthalmology, Glaucoma Service Director, and Vice-Chair for the Department of Ophthalmology at Columbia University Medical Center. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and American College of Surgeons. Dr. Liebmann is currently Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Glaucoma, a member of the Board of Governors of the World Glaucoma Association and Board of Directors of The Glaucoma Foundation and Secretary-Treasurer of the New York Glaucoma Society. In addition to maintaining a busy tertiary-care referral practice in New York City, Dr. Liebmann is Principal Investigator for the NIH African Descent and Glaucoma Evaluation Study (ADAGES) and Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study at Columbia University and is the author and/or co-author of more than 1000 medical and scientific papers, book chapters. His current main areas of research interest include the causes of glaucoma, glaucoma progression, glaucoma surgery, ocular imaging, and neuroprotection.

Natalia I. Kurysheva
Natalia I. Kurysheva
Moscow, RF

Head of the Department of Eye Diseases of the Medical and Biological University of Innovation and Continuing Education of the Federal Medical and Biological Agency of Russia (FMBA), prof. of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Postgraduate Education Academy of FMBA of Russia, Head of Consultative and Diagnostic Department of the Ophthalmological Center of FMBA of Russia, member of the European Glaucoma Society (EGS) and the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), honorary member of the Italian Glaucoma Society, scientific supervisor and coordinator of the "Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathy" Federal Target Program, the representative of the Russian board of the European Association of the evidence-based Predictive, Preventive and Personalized Medicine. Research interests: etiology, pathogenesis, laser and surgical treatment of glaucoma, neuroprotection, angle-closure, normotensive and pseudoexfoliative glaucoma, retinal diseases. For the last 10 years, has been studying new methods for visualizing the optic nerve and retina in glaucoma, disease progression and ocular blood flow. The author of over 300 scientific works including papers in international peer-reviewed journals, monographs on diagnostics and treatment of glaucoma and ocular blood flow as well as 10 patents for inventions. Member of the Editorial Boards of National Journal Glaucoma (Russia) and Ophthalmology in Russia (Russia), a reviewer for more than 10 peer-reviewed journals, including British Journal of Ophthalmology. Awarded by the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation for the development of scientific research on topical problems of fundamental and applied science in the field of education, achievements in the training of highly qualified specialists, for the introduction of new forms and methods of teaching into the educational process.

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