Feb 8, 200806:58 PMThe Life
Foundation Fighting Blindness: Meet the Doc, Question & Answer Session, Palm Desert, Saturday, February 9, 2008
On Saturday, February 9,2008, the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Desert Cities Chapter will be hosting a presentation by Ron P. Gallemore, M.D., Ph.D., Retina-Vitreous Associated Medical Group.
Dr. Gallemore presents on, How Scientific Advancements are Leading to Human Clinical Trials for Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Retinitis Pigmentosa and All Retinal Eye Diseases. The presentation will include Meet the Doc and extended question and answer session.
The seminar will take place from 10:30am to 12:30pm at the Joslyn Senior Center, 73-750 Catalina Way, Palm Desert, CA 92260 (Cross Street: San Pablo Avenue). Attendance is free and continental breakfast will be provided.
Over nine million Americans of every age and race suffer vision loss from blinding diseases caused by retinal degeneration. The Foundation Fighting Blindness funds leading-edge research in promising areas such as genetics, gene therapy, retinal cell transplantation, artificial retinal implants, and pharmaceutical and nutritional therapies.
The urgent mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc. is to drive the research that will provide preventions, treatments and cures for people affected by retinal degenerative diseases. Learn more about the foundation at www.fightblindness.org.
Reserve your space -- call George Munoz at 866-782-7330 or email DesertCities@FightBlindness.org.