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  1. Spotlight on members: Spark

    Spotlight on members From hospital funding to FDA approval Spark Therapeutics develops gene therapy for inherited retinal blindness After over two decades of research and development in gene therapy, Katherine A. High, MD, co-founder, president and chief scientific officer of Spark Therapeutics, is breathing a big sigh of relief this fall. On Oct. 12, the Food and Drug Administration unanimously voted to approve voretigene neparvovec, Spark Therapeutics' gene therapy treatment for inherited b

  2. Housing and registration

    Registration and housing Registration Rates shown in U.S. dollars   Early bird rate Advance rate Onsite rate   Through June 8  Through July 6      After July 6 Regular attendee $449 $495 $515 Student attendee*      $249 $295 $315 Patient/Guest attendee** $50  *Students are undergraduate and graduate students, post-graduate fellows, medical students, optometry students and residents. **Patient/Guest attendee (for patient advocates) – please contact ARVO Customer

  3. Transportation

    Transportation Airport For a list of available transportation options to the city centre, consult the ANA Lisbon Airport website. Car Coming from central Lisbon along Avenida 24 de Junho, follow the left lane in Alcantara, traveling on the metal overpass over the train line and follow the railway line west parallel to the River Tagus, along Avenida Brasilia. You will pass the Discoveries Monument and the Belem Tower. Coming from central Lisbon along Avenida de Ceuta, drive straight ahead

  4. Press

    The following documents are resources for the media partners interested in communicating about the Ocular Oncogenesis and Oncology Conference, held July 11 - 18. Onsite press application  Press policies Communicating about abstracts Press Release Program

  5. Abstracts

    Abstracts Abstract submission is now closed. First authors were notified on April 20, 2018. For questions about abstracts, please send inquiries to: ooo@arvo.org or call 240.221.2900. Abstract reference tools Paper Presentation Guidelines Poster Presentation Guidelines Abstract Submission Policies and Procedures Abstract Submission FAQs Abstract Withdrawal and Substitute Presenter Policy Successful Abstract Submission Guidelines Commercial Relationship Disclosures Registering Clini

  6. Program

    Program Conference program The conference program includes podium sessions, with opening and closing keynote lectures, a tour of the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, poster sessions and multiple opportunities for attendees to network. Speakers are international experts in oncogenesis and oncology, from the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown and other ophthalmic centers around the globe.  Program schedule overview Wednesday, July 18 – afternoon registration hours (Attendees may also che

  7. Statement for the Use of Animals in Ophthalmic and Vision Research

    Statement for the Use of Animals in Ophthalmic and Vision Research Introduction Guidelines for the design of experiments Guidelines for the conduct of experiments Factors that relate specifically to the conduct of vision and ophthalmology experiments Investigators outside the United States Animal use guidelines Alternatives to animal research Animal use resources Organizations that promote proper and ethical use of laboratory animals Introduction Research in vision and ophthalmology i

  8. Congressional briefing

    A Congressional briefing in Washington, D.C. highlighted how vision research pays for itself

  9. Planner Tips

    Online Planner Tips Icons in each view allow you to further interact and organize. The list below provides details on what the icons do (not all may be available in each view): Quickly Personalize Press and hold from any list view to add a session to your schedule or bookmark available records like exhibitors or speakers. Plan Each Day Use the visual time blocks in the Schedule View to plan your day with available sessions during the provided time periods. Tap the Settings menu i