Course 12

Number of Candidates: 20 candidates
Aim of Course: To review Basics Genetics & Genetic Testing, classification of Inherited Retinal Dystrophies, imaging and electrophysiology and latest updates of Gene therapy.. where do we stand now!
Course Directors: Caroline Tawfik, Doaa El-Fadaly
Instructors: Nagham El-Bagoury, Reem Mohsen

Course Details:

9:00 – 9:05
Course overview and its objectives and self-Assessment
Questions
9:05 – 9:25
Basics Genetics & Genetic Testing

Nagham El-Bagoury.

9:25 – 9:45
Classification of Inherited Retinal Dystrophies (IRDs)

Caroline Tawfik.

9:45 – 10:05
Multimodal imaging in IRDs

Reem Mohsen.

10:05 – 10:25
Electrophysiology in IRDs

Doaa El-Fadaly.

10:25 – 10:45
Principles & Updates of Gene Therapy

Caroline Tawfik.

10:45 – 10:55
Discussion.
10:55 – 11:00 Post-Course Evaluation