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After a successful virtual symposium in 2020, Duke VisionFest returns September 23, 2022 for an exciting hybrid event showcasing Duke's vibrant vision research spanning basic to clinical programs.

Free & open to everyone interested in joining!

The event will be held in person at Duke's Trent Semans Center and streamed via Zoom, and include several scientific talks and networking opportunities, featuring keynote speaker Constance Cepko, PhD, from Harvard Medical School.

Registrations details and program agenda will be available by Sept. 1st.

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Keynote talk: "Gene Therapy Approaches to Preserve Vision”

Constance Cepko, Ph.D.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator,

Bullard Professor of Genetics and Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Dr. Cepko's research

The event will be held in person at Duke's Trent Semans Center and streamed via Zoom.

Abstract submissions are now being accepted until August 15th. Submit your title and abstract for either a 15 minute talk or a lightning talk/poster session here. Presenters will be notified by August 29th.

Registration opens September 1st.

Coming soon! Check back again September 1st.

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Organizers & Sponsors

Duke VisionFest 2022 is organized by Miranda Scalabrino, PhD; Marija Rudzite; Lindsey Chew; and Cameron Prigge, PhD; and is graciously sponsored by Duke Institute for Brain SciencesDuke Neurobiology, Duke OphthalmologyNikonProteintech, and Atsena Therapeutics.

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