Macular Carotenoids and AMD Conference

11th - 13th July 2018

Downing College, Cambridge University, UK

Wednesday 11th July 2018

  • 7.00-
    Breakfast
    Dining Hall
  • 07.30
    Registration
    Grace Howard Room
  • 08.15
    Welcome Address
    Professor John M. Nolan BON Conference Committee Chair, Principal Investigator, NRCI ,Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland
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    Howard Theatre
  • 08.30
    Session 1: The Macular Carotenoids
    Howard Theatre
  • The Macular Carotenoids and Visual Performance: A 2018 Update
    Dr. Jim Stringham Duke University, USA
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    Howard Theatre
  • The Power of Contrast Sensitivity Testing and Nutritional Intervention in Primary Eye Care
    Dr. Mark Roark OD, FAAO Allisonville Eye Care Center in Fishers, Indiana, USA
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    Howard Theatre
  • Macular pigment and the biology upstream to age-related macular degeneration: a view from eye pathology
    Dr Christine Curcio University of Alabama, USA
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    Howard Theatre
  • Development of Improved Animal Models to Study the Ocular Benefits of Carotenoid and Lipid Supplementation
    Professor Paul Bernstein University of Utah, USA
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    Howard Theatre
  • 10.30
    Tea/Coffee
    Grace Howard Room
  • 11.00
    Session 2: Carotenoids- Bioavailability and Transport
    Howard Theatre
  • Determination of intestinal β-carotene bioconversion in humans by a new single-sample plasma isotope ratio method
    Dr Georg Lietz Professor of International Nutrition, University of Newcastle, UK
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    Howard Theatre
  • Carotenoid Bioavailability – Knowns and Unknowns
    Torsten Bohn PhD Principal Investigator and Project Leader, Luxembourg Institute of Health, Luxembourg
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    Howard Theatre
  • Mechanisms of transport and delivery of vitamin A & carotenoids to the eye
    Dr Earl Harrison Ohio State University, USA
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    Howard Theatre
  • 12.30
    Session 3: Investigator Presentation Session
    Howard Theatre
  • 13.15
    Finger Buffet Lunch
    Grace Howard Room
  • 14.00
    Session 4: Investigator Poster Session
  • 15.30
    Tea/Coffee
    Grace Howard Room
  • 16.00-
    Session 5: Key Note Lecture 1:
    Fair Weather Friends: Lipid Mediators in Retinal Parainflammation: Dr Jeremy M Sivak University of Toronto School of Medicine, Canada
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    Howard Theatre
  • 17.30
    Meet at Howard Lawn for Social Event
  • 17.45
    Social Event including dinner- Meet at Howard Court Lawns

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