Retinitis Pigmentosa Plus: Inherited Retinal Diseases Now and in the Future

Online Date: December 3, 2021
Online Time: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Online via Zoom

The McPherson Eye Research Institute and the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired are teaming up to bring you an engaging program on retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and other inherited retinal degenerative diseases, live-streamed on Zoom. The program features Dr. David Gamm, Director of the McPherson ERI, whose stem cell lab at UW-Madison is developing potentially groundbreaking photoreceptor replacement therapies for RP and other disorders; and Vision Services staff from the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired, who discuss adaptations to living with RP and vision loss until new therapies become available.

Watch a recording of the webinar on our YouTube Channel.

Questions? Contact Michael Chaim at the McPherson ERI (Chaim@Wisc.edu), or call the Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired at 1-800-783-5213.

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Scientific photo of an eye with retinitis pigmentosa