Dr. Sheldon Rowan, from the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, talks about his BrightFocus-funded research on the role of gut bacteria in age-related macular degeneration.
Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, or other early-stage scientists focusing on Alzheimer’s disease research, took advantage of this unique opportunity to accelerate their knowledge immersion towards becoming an expert in this exciting field.
The speaker was Dr. William Li, President of The Angiogenesis Foundation, and his guests: Leona, a person living with macular degeneration, and her daughter, Sharon, who provided their perspectives on managing this eye disease.
February 28, 2018
Normal brain vs. Alzheimer's brain
Take a look at the formation of amyloid plaques in a brain affected by Alzheimer's compared to a normal brain.
The telephone discussion features Dr. Gayatri S. Reilly of The Retina Group of Washington, who has excelled in research, patient care, and educating other eye care professionals about treating diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
January 31, 2018
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