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FARM - Friday Afternoon Research Meeting

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.






Friday, Feb 24, 2006

Dr. Michael Boland (F.A.R.M.)

"Risky Business: decision support in the management of ocular hypertension"

Friday, Mar 3, 2006

Dr. Albert Wu (P.O.R.S.)

"Adventures in Qualitative Research"

Friday, Mar 10, 2006

Dr. Suleiman S. Alibhai(F.A.R.M.) Special Guest Lecturer

"Low Vision Rehabilitation: Past, Present, Future"

Friday, Mar 24, 2006

Dr. Gerard Lutty (F.A.R.M.)

"Building blood vessels the old fashioned way"

Friday, Mar 31, 2006

Dr. Howard Ying (F.A.R.M.)

"Cyclovertical vergence adaptation and fourth nerve palsy"

Friday, Apr 7, 2006

Dr. Douglas Jabs (F.A.R.M.)

"Immunology of a murine model of Sjogren's"

Friday, Apr 21, 2006

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)"

Friday, Apr 28, 2006

Dr. Jennifer Thorne (F.A.R.M.)

To be announced

Friday, May 19, 2006

Dr. Debasish Sinha (F.A.R.M.)

"The engulfment process of programmed cell death in the Nuc1 spontaneous mutant rat"

Friday, June 2, 2006

Dr. Olof Sundin (F.A.R.M.)

"Genetic Basis of Ocular Growth"

June 16, 2006

Hong Lai, Ph.D. (F.A.R.M.)

"Secondary Data Analysis on Risk/Protective Factors and Age-Related Macular Degeneratation"

June 30, 2006

Dr. Kay Dickerson (P.O.R.S.)




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