Special Sessions

SOE Lecture

Monday, 26 September 2005, 15.30-16.00 hrs, ICC Hall 3

Salvatore Grisanti

Age-related Macular Degeneration. The Critical Role of Therapies in Understanding the Disease.

Laudation: Prof. Dr. Michael H. Foerster, Germany

Salvatore Grisanti is Professor of Ophthalmology, and Deputy Chairman at the Department of Ophthalmology I, Eberhard-Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany. After graduation from the Medical School at University of Cologne in 1993, he spent a two-year research funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft at the University of Birmingham in Alabama and at the Schepens Eye Research Institute of the Harvard University in Boston. Thereafter, he worked at the University Eye Hospital in Cologne where he started his vitreoretinal fellowship under the supervision of Professor Klaus Heimann. Since 2001, Professor Grisanti is joining the Ophthalmological Department of the Eberhard-Karls University of Tuebingen. He has a keen interest in vitreoretinal surgery and diseases. His research interests and research group, however include a broad spectrum of pathological processes involving the anterior and posterior segment of the eye.

Consilium Diagnosticum

Wednesday, 28 September 2005, 16.00-18.00 hrs, Hall 3

The symposium is characterised by presentations of selected unusual cases for diagnosis or for therapeutic advice to an international panel and the audience.

Chair: Völcker H. E. (Heidelberg/D)

Panel: Süveges I. (Budapest/H)
Pecold K. (Poznan/PL)
Keunen J. E. (Leiden/NL)
Wilhelm H. (Tübingen)