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Seeing Beyond Webinar #2 - Corneal Neuro-Immunology

Date: 21/10/2020

Venue: Webinar (Zoom details to be provided), in lieu of face-to-face due to COVID-19, VIC, 3053

Provider: University of Melbourne

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

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the architecture of the human cornea, including the anatomical configuration of corneal nerves and immune cells
  • To understand how the corneal nervous and immunological systems interact in the context of ocular surface homeostasis
  • To appreciate how corneal nerves and immune system components interact during corneal inflammation, injury and neurodegenerative disease
  • To appreciate how the functional interplay between corneal nerves and immune cells can be observed in clinical settings
  • To understand approaches for caring for a patient with an immune-neurotrophic corneal lesion
  • To understand approaches for caring for a patient with post-adenoviral corneal sub-epithelial infiltrates

Max points awarded: 6.00

Session Information

Name
Corneal neuro-immunology - evidence from mouse models of nerve injury and disease
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00
Name
Clinical perspectives on cases related to corneal neuroinflammation
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
Yes
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
3.00