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Vision and Color Summer Data Blast

Hosted By: Applications of Visual Science Technical Group

30 August 2023 12:00 - 13:30


You are invited to join the Optica Vision and Color Technical Division for their annual summer data blast! Each session will be hosted by one of our division’s technical groups and feature short talks related to their area of the field. The sessions will include a lot of time for questions and discussion following the talks.

This week's session is hosted by the Applications of Visual Science Technical Group. The theme for the session is "The Eye as a Window to the Brain" and features the following talks:

“Retinal Changes Related to Genetic Risk for, and Neurodegeneration in, Schizophrenia” presented by Brittany Blose, Center for Retina and Brain, University of Rochester, USA

“Circuit mechanisms underlying light therapy” presented by Xiaodan Huang, Institute of CNS Degeneration, Jinan University, China

“Reduced Cone Density in Multiple Sclerosis” presented by Gemma Mcilwaine, Wellcome Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast, UK

AI-driven ocular biomarkers in neurodegenerative diseases” presented by Rahele Kafieh, Department of Engineering, Durham University, UK

“Eye-brain connections revealed by retinal and brain imaging genetics” presented by Bingxin Zhao, Department of Statistics and Data Science, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Early corneal nerve loss in children with autism” presented by Hoda Gad,Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, Doha, Qatar

Corneal confocal microscopy findings in Schizophrenia” presented by Georgios Ponirakis, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, Doha, Qatar

Retinal microvascular phenotypes in cerebral small vessel disease” presented by Ylenia Giarratano, Center for Medical Informatics, University of Edinburgh, UK

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