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2019 Seeing Beyond Lecture #2

Date: 2/10/2019

Venue: Theatre 1, 207-221 Bouverie Street (School of Population Health – Bldg 379), University of Melbourn, VIC, 3010

Provider: University of Melbourne

Contact: Laura Downie, [E] ldownie@unimelb.edu.au, [P] 0402 543 070

Learning Objectives

  • To gain a general understanding of ocular gene therapy technologies.
  • To understand which ocular diseases are likely to be amenable to gene therapy interventions.
  • To appreciate optimal patient selection for potential gene therapy interventions.
  • To appreciate the challenges that arise when attempting to treat complex eye diseases with gene therapy.
  • To gain a general understanding of the current clinical applicability of ocular gene therapies.
  • To learn about the potential future possibilities of gene therapy for treating eye disease.

Max points awarded: 6.00

Session Information

Name
Gene therapy: scientific concepts and patient considerations
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Gene therapy: treatments for glaucoma and inherited retinal degeneration
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00