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Frontiers in Vision Research Series – Ophthalmology Grand Rounds
November 15, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
EDUCATION FOR CLINICAL PROFESSIONALS
Residents and faculty present and discuss various case studies with the goal of improving clinical care practice. Held weekly throughout the year, Grand Rounds offers continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for ophthalmologists and Continuing Education (CE) credit for optometrists.
Presenting this Week: Frontiers in Vision REsearch Lecture
Artur Cideciyan, PhD, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, “DNA and RNA Therapies for Inherited Retinal Diseases”
About Dr. Cideciyan’s Research:
Dr. Cideciyan’s primary research interests involve understanding of disease mechanisms in human hereditary retinal degenerations and evaluation of mechanism-specific treatments in these blinding conditions. Performing studies in parallel with non-invasive experimental methods in animal models of these human diseases to determine the correspondence between the models and the patients.
Research methods include imaging, electrophysiology and psychophysics, and mathematical modeling and software development.
STATEMENT OF ACCREDITATION
In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME),the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) authorizes this program for .1 CEUs or 1.0 hours.