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2018 UKEGG Meeting Programme

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2018 Free Paper and Poster Abstracts

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Birmingham Children’s Hospital – Thursday, 1st November, 2018 – 9.00am to 5.30pm

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The UK EYE Genetics Group (UK-EGG) 2018 Meeting

Birmingham Children’s Hospital – Thursday, 1st November, 2018 – 9.00am to 5.30pm

The annual meeting of UK-EGG is a fantastic opportunity to network with research active colleagues in a variety of roles from all fields of genetic eye research.

The meeting will be of particular interest to vision scientists, ophthalmic and genetic clinicians/nurses and genetic counsellors. There will be a programme of lectures, a free paper session, keynote speech and of course networking and refreshments throughout the day.

This year’s programme of lectures will cover, amongst other areas:

  • Recent findings and treatments in VHL patients
  • Inherited optic neuropathies and LHON gene therapy
  • Ciliopathies
  • MAC syndrome
  • Retinoblastoma

This year’s keynote speaker is Professor Robert MacLaren (University of Oxford, Oxford Eye Reseach Group, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences)

Prof Robert MacLarenFor further information, please contact the local organiser, Dr Denise Williams via

The 2018 Meeting Programme will be available shortly

Download Links UK-EGG Birmingham 2018 Leaflet