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Gene Therapy: Tom Edwards

2024-02-27 08:52:42

Meet Dr. Tom Edwards! He is a Melbourne-based vitreoretinal surgeon who also leads a research team investigating retinal gene therapy at the University of Melbourne affiliated Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) based at the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital.

Dr. Edwards is working on a number of research projects, including an ongoing world first clinical trial of gene therapy to treat choroideremia, a type of inherited retinal degeneration that leads to blindness. He will be presenting about Gene Therapy during the 17th Annual Meeting!

The 17th annual meeting of the WAEH is approaching! From October the 10th till October the 14th we will visit the The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital from Melbourne and the Sydney Eye Hospital and the Chatswood Private Hospital from Sydney. We will be talking about Quality and Safety in Eye Care, Innovation, Philanthropy, Sustainability, and Workforce!

Curious about Gene Therapy and interested in joining the Annual Meeting? Register now!

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