Lowy Symposium: Frontiers in Translational Research of the Visual and Central Nervous Systems

The Lowy Medical Research Institute celebrates its 5th Anniversary with a scientific symposium on translational research of the central and visual nervous systems, January 17, 2019 from 2:30 – 7:00 pm. The symposium will take place at the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine in La Jolla, CA. Distinguished speakers include experts in the fields of neuroscience, metabolomics, genomics, and stem cell biology.

The symposium is free and open to the public, but registration is required.  Complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided during the sunset break.


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

Clary Clish, PhD
Senior Director of the Metabolomics Platform
Institute Scientist
Broad Institute

Joseph Gleeson, MD
Rady Endowed Professor of Neuroscience
HHMI Investigator
University of California, San Diego

Marin Gantner, PhD
Staff Scientist
Lowy Medical Research Institute

Kevin Eade, PhD
Staff Scientist
Lowy Medical Research Institute

Ehud Isacoff, PhD
Professor of Neurobiology, Evan Rauch Chair in Neuroscience.
Director of Berkeley Neuroscience, leads Berkeley Brain Initiative
University of California, Berkeley

Connie Cepko, PhD
Bullard Professor of Genetics and Neuroscience
HHMI Investigator
Harvard Medical School

Lee Rubin, PhD
Professor, Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
Director of Translational Medicine at Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Harvard University