Degenerative Retinal Diseases

  • Matthew M. LaVail
  • Joe G. Hollyfield
  • Robert E. Anderson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Robert F. Mullins, Gregory S. Hageman
    Pages 1-10
  3. Motohiro Kamei, Suneel S. Apte, Mary E. Rayborn, Hilel Lewis, Joe G. Hollyfield
    Pages 11-15
  4. Mary E. Rayborn, Kathy M. Myers, Joe G. Hollyfield
    Pages 17-21
  5. Enzo M. Vingolo, Andrea Perdicchi, Renato Forte, Patrizia Del Beato, Luigi Pannarale, Roberto Grenga
    Pages 23-29
  6. Yozo Miyake, Masayuki Horiguchi, Satoshi Suzuki, Mineo Kondo, Atsutoshi Tanikawa
    Pages 31-41
  7. Mutsuko Hayakawa, Keiko Fujiki, Kenji Yanashima, Ikuko Kondo, Atsushi Kanai
    Pages 43-50
  8. John R. Heckenlively, Nata Aptsiauri, Paul A. Hargrave
    Pages 51-56
  9. Norio Ohba, Yasushi Isashiki, Fumiyuki Uehara, Kazuhiko Unoki
    Pages 57-60
  10. P. E. Rakoczy, M. Lai, I. J. Constable
    Pages 61-70
  11. Jun C. Huang, Masahiro Ishida, Sarah Goldfeder, Ilene K. Sugino, Marco A. Zarbin
    Pages 71-80
  12. Andres Veske, Sven Erik G. Nilsson, Ulrich Finckh, Kristina Narfström, Simon Petersen-Jones, David Gould et al.
    Pages 81-87
  13. Neal S. Peachey, Min Wang, Muna I. Naash
    Pages 89-97
  14. O. Strauß, S. Mergler, M. Wienrich, M. Wiederholt
    Pages 99-106
  15. Edward L. Kean, Tamao Endo, Naiqian Niu, Daniel T. Organisciak, Yuji Sato, Akira Kobata
    Pages 107-114
  16. Katsuhiro Yamaguchi, Keiko Yamaguchi, Takeo Satoh, Shigeki Takahashi
    Pages 115-119
  17. David R. Hyde, Scott Milligan, Troy Zars
    Pages 145-158

About this book

Introduction

Since 1984, we have organized Satellite Symposia on Retinal Degenerations that are held in conjunction with the biennial International Congress of Eye Research. The timing and location of our Retinal Degeneration Symposia have all owed scientists and clinicians from around the world to convene and present their exciting new findings. The symposia have been arranged to allow ample time for discussions and one-on-one interactions in a relaxed atmos­ phere, where international friendships and collaborations could be established. The II International Symposium (also known as the Sendai Symposium on Retinal Degeneration) was held in 1986 in Sendai, Japan, on the occasion of the retirement of Kat­ suyoshi Mizuno as Professor and Chairman of Ophthalmology at Tohoku Medical SchooL On October 5-9, 1996, we returned to Sendai, where the VII International Symposium was held at the Miyagi Zao resort hotel in the beautiful Mt. Zao region of northern Japan. This meeting was held on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of Makoto Tarnai as Pro­ fessor and Chairman of Ophthalmology at Tohoku Medical School. One afternoon of the meeting contained a special symposium in honor of Professor Tarnai, who has signifi­ cantly elevated the level and intensity of research on retinal degenerations at his university and in Japan during this past decade.

Keywords

cell cell death cloning eye gene therapy genetics macular degeneration retina

Editors and affiliations

  • Matthew M. LaVail
    • 1
  • Joe G. Hollyfield
    • 2
  • Robert E. Anderson
    • 3
  1. 1.University of California, San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Cleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA
  3. 3.University of Oklahoma Health Sciences CenterOklahoma CityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-5933-7
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-7718-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-5933-7
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