Aniridia, PAX6, and Beyond…
2021 Aniridia North America Symposium on PAX6, Aniridia, and Beyond…conference on eye development and disease
Eye Development and Disease
At this conference there will be leading researchers focusing on research in aniridia and other congenital eye diseases, and potential treatments using targeted gene-based precision medicine.
November 5 – 7, 2021
Darden Conference Center
University of Virginia
Registration Deadline: TBD
Registration Fees: There are no fees to attend the conference.
Agenda: Soon to come
Meals: Tentative plans for your interest in meals should be indicated when you register.
Parking: Parking at Darden is provided free of charge.
For further information about this conference, please email RMG9P@virginia.edu.
As we get closer to the date, we will post more information and registration details.
- Daniel Aberdam, Universite de Paris
- Ruth Ashery-Padan, Tel Aviv University
- Seth Blackshaw, Johns Hopkins University
- Tim Blenkinsop, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai
- Dominique Bremond-Gignac, Université Paris V Descartes, Hôpital Universitaire Necker
- Brian Brooks, National Institutes of Health, National Eye Institute
- Ales Cvekl, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Ali Djalilian, University of Illinois College of Medicine
- Melinda Duncan, University of Delaware
- Jennifer Elisseeff, Johns Hopkins University
- Robert Grainger, University of Virginia
- Cheryl Gregory-Evans, University of British Columbia, Eye Care Centre
- Kevin Gregory-Evans, University of British Columbia, Eye Care Centre
- Nikki Hall, University of Edinburgh
- Robert Hufnagel, National Institutes of Health, National Eye Institute
- Salil Lachke, University of Delaware
- James Lauderdale, University of Georgia
- Neil Lagali, Linköping University
- Xiaorong Liu, University of Virginia School of Medicine
- Tara McGehee, University of Virginia School of Medicine
- Maria Moosajee, University College, London
- Peter Netland, University of Virginia School of Medicine
- Elena Semina, Medical College of Wisconsin
- Veronica van Heyningen, University College, London
- Janey Wiggs, Harvard Medical School
- Hao Zhang, Northwestern University
This symposium is the inaugural event for Aniridia North America and is supported by the UVA Ophthalmology and Biology Departments, the Deans of the College of Arts and Sciences and Medicine, as well as Vision for Tomorrow, the University of Georgia and and the International WAGR Syndrome Association. We also gratefully acknowledge patient support and research by many other groups around the world. Poster image courtesy of Veronica van Heyningen.
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- Boar’s Head Resort
- Comfort Inn
- Country Inn & Suites
- Courtyard by Marriott
- Days Inn
- Econo Lodge
- English Inn of Charlottesville
- Fairfield Inn & Suites
- Graduate Charlottesville
- Hampton Inn & Suites
- Hilton Garden Inn
- Holiday Inn
- Home2 Suites
- Homewood Suites
- Hyatt Place
- La Quinta Inn & Suites
- Oakhurt Inn
- Omni Charlottesville Hotel
- Red Roof Inn
- Residence Inn
- Sleep Inn & Suites
- Super 8
- The Draftsman