F.A.R.M. / P.O.R.S
The F.A.R.M. and P.O.R.S. Committee are pleased to announce the 2005-2006 seminar series for Friday Afternoon Research Meeting (F.A.R.M.) and Patient-Oriented Research Conference (P.O.R.S.) that will begin on Friday, December 9, 2005(F.A.R.M.). These seminars will be held in the Maumenee 501 Conference Room. For those of you who are not familiar with F.A.R.M. and P.O.R.S. this is an informal seminar series at the Wilmer Eye Institute on Friday afternoons. Topics include everything from basic research to clinical research with a diverse audience of Wilmer faculty, post-docs, grad students, residents, staff, etc. P.O.R.S. has topics that have been chosen to represent a variety of important methodologic and practical issues in the conduct of patient-oriented clinical research. Refreshments are served at 4:45 p.m. and the talk is scheduled from 5:00-5:45 p.m.
Listed below are the dates for F.A.R.M. and P.O.R.S.
Please mark your calendars! As the programs progress, please feel free to send us suggestions for topics, speakers and ways to improve.
Dr. Michael Boland (F.A.R.M.)
"Risky Business: decision support in the management of ocular hypertension"
Dr. Albert Wu (P.O.R.S.)
"Adventures in Qualitative Research"
Dr. Suleiman S. Alibhai(F.A.R.M.)
"Low Vision Rehabilitation: Past, Present, Future"
Dr. Gerard Lutty (F.A.R.M.)
"Building blood vessels the old fashioned way"
Dr. Howard Ying (F.A.R.M.)
"Cyclovertical vergence adaptation and fourth nerve palsy"
Dr. Douglas Jabs (F.A.R.M.)
"Immunology of a murine model of Sjogren's"
ARVO Preview: Junior faculty to rpesent ARVO summaries.
Maureen G. Maguire, Ph.D. (P.O.R.S.)
"How economic considerations have influenced the evolution of treatments for neovascular AMD (for the good and the bad)"
Dr. Jennifer Thorne (F.A.R.M.)
To be announced
Dr. Debasish Sinha (F.A.R.M.)
"The engulfment process of programmed cell death in the Nuc1 spontaneous mutant rat"
Dr. Olof Sundin (F.A.R.M.)
"Genetic Basis of Ocular Growth"
Hong Lai, Ph.D. (F.A.R.M.)
"Secondary Data Analysis on Risk/Protective Factors and Age-Related Macular Degeneratation"
Dr. Kay Dickerson (P.O.R.S.)