Réseau de recherche en santé de la vision Logo fonds de la recherche du Québec - santé Logo

Guest speakers at the 2nd International Symposium on Retinal and Choroidal Angiogenesis – Montreal, October 20th, 2022

International Speakers

Napoleone Ferrara, Genentech

 Napoleone FERRARA, MD, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Pathology
Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology and Pharmacology
Senior Deputy Director for Basic Sciences
Hildyard Endowed Chair for Disease of the Eye
UCSD Moores Cancer Center

School of Medicine, University of California San Diego (UCSD)
La Jolla, California, USA

Title: To come

Biography and Abstract


PhotoFBehar-Cohen2

Francine BEHAR-COHEN, MD, PhD

Ophthalmology Professor at the University Paris Cité
Retina Specialist at the Cochin Hospital, Paris – Public Assistance for Paris Hospitals
Director of the research team Physiopathology of Ocular Diseases: Therapeutic Innovations, Inserm UMR1138, Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, Paris
Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Eyevensys, SAS, FRANCE
Co-Founder of EarlySight, SWITZERLAND

Title: Mineralocorticoid pathway activation in retinal pathology

Biography and Abstract


Prof. Dr. Holger Gerhardt

Holger GERHADT, PhD 

Professor for Experimental Cardiovascular Research at Charité
Professor at the German Center for Cardiovascular Research (DZHK) and at the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH)
Spokesperson at the MDC Integrative Biomedicine
Head of Integrative Vascular Biology
Max-Delbrück-Centrum (MDC) for Molecular Medicine
Berlin, GERMANY

Title: Shaping the vascular tree – principles and regulation of endothelial behaviour 

Biography and Abstract


4_int_Maria Grant

Maria GRANT, MD, FARVO

Professor
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences – Heersink School of Medicine
University of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Title: To come 

Biography and Abstract


Marie Elizabeth HARTNETT, MD, FACS, FARVO

Distinguished Professor in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Calvin S. and JeNeal N. Hatch Presidential Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Director of Pediatric Retina at Moran Eye Center 
Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics and of Neurobiology
John A. Moran Eye Center – University of Utah 

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Title: Targeting pathologic signaling to restore homeostasis in age-related macular degeneration

Biography and Abstract


 6_int_lois_smith.2012

Lois E. H. SMITH, MD, PhD

Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
Harvard Medical School
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, Massachussetts, USA

Title: Translational Studies in phase I ROP

Biography and Abstract


Local Speakers

 7_locaux_Christos Boutopoulos

Christos BOUTOPOULOS, PhD

 Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal
Researcher, Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Centre
Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

Title: Laser-assisted technologies enable precise subretinal drug delivery and spatially guided endothelial tubulogenesis

Biography and Abstract


Gerardo FERBEYRE, MD, PhD

Tenured Professor
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
CIBC Research Chair on Breast Cancer Causes, University of Montreal

Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM)
Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

Title: Cellular senescence, aging and the nucleolus

Biography and Abstract


 Ruben Marin JUEZ, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Cellular Biology, Faculty of medicine, University of Montreal
Centre de recherche du CHU Sainte-Justine
University of Montreal
Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

Title: Coronary Angiocrines to Stimulate Heart Regeneration

Biography and Abstract


 William D. LUBELL, PhD

Tenured Professor
Faculty of Arts and Sciences – Department of chemistry
University of Montreal
Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

Title: Allosteric Modulators of Inflammatory Pathways As Treatments of Retinal and Choroidal Vascular Degeneration

Biography and Abstract


 11_locaux_Malika Oubaha

Malika OUBAHA, PhD

Professor
Department of Biological Sciences
Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM)

Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

Title: To come

Biography and Abstract


Athana

 Ajitha THANABALASURIAR, PhD

 Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
McGill University

Montreal, Quebec, CANADA

Title: Visualizing Neutrophil Dynamics on the Eye

Biography and Abstract