Retina 2016 - Registration Open for Scientific Programmme


Registration is now open for the Retina 2016 Scientific Programme on Friday, November 11. This year’s event will take place in the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8.

The meeting is designed for scientists, clinicians, regulators, policy-,makers and industry. The conference brings together Irish and international colleagues working to find treatments and cures for blindness.  Click here to register for the Scientific Programme.

Retina 2016 speakers include leading scientists and clinicians from the US, Europe and Ireland:

  • Dr Bart Leroy, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Prof Austin Roorda, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Prof Jane Farrar, Trinity College Dublin
  • Dr Shaomei Wang, Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles, USA
  • Prof Elfride deBaere, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Dr Michael Redmond, National Eye Institute, NIH, USA
  • Prof Andrew Lotery, University of Southampton
  • Prof Frans Cremers, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Netherlands
  • Dr David Gamm, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

The retina 2016 Public Engagement Day will take place on Saturday, November 12. This event offers a unique opportunity for people affected by sight loss, family members and the general public to engage with leading clinicians and researchers and provides a platform for Irish patients to learn about their condition and the research that is aiming to find therapies to treat it. Registration for the Public Engagement will open in September.

For full details please visit or contact the Research Team on 01 6789 004 or