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UMass at ARVO

Date Posted: Friday, June 16, 2023

Students, Post-dcos and Faculties of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at UMass presented the research that was presented during the Annual ARVO meeting in New Orleanes.
The presenters from left to right were: Jessica Eskander talking about "High tarsal approach: a novel technique focused on reducing complications in eyelid margin repair"; Shun-Yun Cheng talking about "Modified siRNA exhibit robust, safe and long-term gene silencing in the retina"; Dikha De talking about " Family History of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Genetic Variants Predict Progression to Advanced AMD, Adjusting for Baseline Macular Status, Demographic and Lifestyle Predictors"; Sean Teebagy talking about "ChatGPT in Ophthalmology: A Pilot Study" and Evan Bilsbury talking about "The Continuing Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Diabetic Retinopathy Screenings". Not featured on the image is Darren Lee whi spoke about "STING expression in A2Ar-dependent TIGIT+ anti-uveitic Treg cell infiltration into the eye". Dr. Lee is associated professor in the Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and focuses his research on autoimmune uveitis.