Lowy Symposium: Frontiers in Vision Research and Vascular Diseases

The Lowy Medical Research Institute is hosting a public scientific symposium with a focus on vision research and vascular disease. Distinguished speakers include experts in the field of vision and cardiac research, with an emphasis diseases with a vascular component.

The symposium is free, but registration is required. A reception with complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres will immediately follow the symposium.


The Scripps Research Institute
Committee Lecture Hall
Skaggs Institute (Molecular Biology Building), 2nd floor.

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Martin Friedlander, MD, PhD
President; Lowy Medical Research Institute
Professor, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology; The Scripps Research Institute
Chief, Retina Services, Department of Ophthalmology; Scripps Clinic

John Dowling, PhD
Gordon and Llura Gund Research Professor of Neurosciences
Harvard University

Marin Gantner, PhD
Staff Scientist
Lowy Medical Research Institute

Lois Smith, MD, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Harvard Medical School
Boston Children’s Hospital

Kevin Eade, PhD
Staff Scientist
Lowy Medical Research Institute

Robert Graham, AO, FAA, MD
Executive Director, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
Sydney Des Renford Professor of Medicine, University of New South Wales