WinR Hosts Third Fluorescein Conference at ARVO

Annual Meeting 2015

Women in Retina (WinR) hosted a lunchtime Fluorescein Conference at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting on May 3 in Denver, Colorado. More than 35 attended, including ophthalmologists, ophthalmic researchers, residents, and medical students. Presentations covered animal, laboratory, and clinical research. Everyone enjoyed the lively interchange between presenters and attendees.  

WinR Chair Alice Lyon, MD, and Vice Chair Jennifer Lim, MD, opened with a brief history of WinR and an overview of recent activities. The lunchtime meeting is planned to continue as an annual ARVO event.  

The WinR Fluorescein Conference was generously funded via grants from Genentech, Inc and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 


Dr. Lim – ALEXION PHARMACEUTICALS, INC: Advisory Board, Honoraria; BAUSCH+LOMB/VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS INTERNATIONAL, INC: Advisory Board, Honoraria; GENENTECH, INC: Advisory Board, Speaker, Honoraria; QLT, INC: Advisory Board, Other, Grants, Honoraria; REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC: Advisory Board, Speaker, Honoraria; SANTEN PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY, LTD: Consultant, Honoraria; THROMBOGENICS, INC: Advisory Board, Honoraria.