Ocular Immunity, Autoimmunity and Inflammation Conference

Oct 07 - 10, 2014 Fort Lauderdale, Florida


Sonesta Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, Florida  

Through a series of thematic sessions, this conference stimulated discussion among basic researchers, clinicians and pharmaceutical/biotechnology representatives. The program focused on new information to challenge existing hypotheses, generate new and testable hypotheses, and provided novel insights and perspectives. 


  • Mucosal immunity at the ocular surface 
  • Innate and adaptive responses in ocular homeostasis and disease 
  • Immunological mechanisms in ocular autoimmunity and inflammation 
  • Immunological mechanisms in degenerative/age-related ocular diseases 
  • Bench to bedside: biologics and novel therapies for ocular immune-mediated diseases 

See the Program for more information, including keynote and invited speakers.

Organizing committee

  • Rachel Caspi, PhD, FARVO, National Eye Institute
  • Joan Stein-Streilein, PhD, Schepens Eye Research Institute
  • Justine Smith, FRANZCO, PhD, FARVO, Flinders University

The Ocular Immunity, Autoimmunity and Inflammation Conference  was supported by the ARVO Foundation through a contribution from some of the following generous Supporters:

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