ABSTRACT NUMBER - P04

“Highlights of Australian Research”: ORIA, RANZCO Eye Foundation and CPD


Meeting:  2012 RANZCO


SESSION INFORMATION

Date: 25 Nov 2012

Session Title: PLENARY

Session Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

ORIA
Speakers and Topics:
Professor David Mackey – Introduction – “Impact factors and citations a measure of ORIA funding success”

Professor Jamie Craig – “Burdon, KP; Macgregor, S; Hewitt, AW et al. Genome-wide association study identifies susceptibility loci for open angle glaucoma at TMCO1 and CDKN2B-AS1. Nat Genet. 2011;43:574–578”

Dr Alex Hewitt – “Hewitt, AW; Sharma, S; Burdon KP, et al. Ancestral LOXL1 variants are associated with pseudoexfoliation in Caucasian Australians but with markedly lower penetrance than in Nordic people. Hum Mol Genet. 2008;17:710–716”

Dr Nicole Van Bergen – “Van Bergen, NJ; Wood, JPM; Chidlow, G, et al. Recharacterization of the RGC-5 Retinal Ganglion Cell Line. IOVS. 2009;50(9):4267–4272”

Dr Xinyuan Zhang – Zhang, XY; Bao, SS; Lai, DN; et al. MC. Intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide inhibits breakdown of the blood-retinal barrier through differential regulation of VEGF-A and its receptors in early diabetic rat retinas. DIABETES. 2008;57(4):1026–1033

Professor David Mackey – Conclusion

RANZCO EYE FOUNDATION
Speakers and Topics:
Dr Mark Loane and Ms Jacinta Spurrett – Update

CPD IN THE ERA OF RECERTIFICATION OF LICENSURE
Speakers and Topics:
Dr Peter Macken – “RANZCO CPD: Now and in the future”