Research to Prevent Blindness

Dry AMD Virtual Event

In October, Research to Prevent Blindness held a virtual event, "RPB Lunch & Learn: Eye on Dry AMD," designed to educate RPB's community on the pathology and features of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD), as well as explore cutting-edge research directions that are shedding light on early diagnosis and treatment options. The event featured:

  • Moderator Federico Grossi, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer at Apellis Pharmaceuticals
  • Presenter Janet S. Sunness, MD, Medical Director, Hoover Low Vision at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center
  • Presenter Christine A. Curcio, PhD, White-McKee Endowed Professor in Ophthalmology; Professor; Director of the AMD Histopathology Lab at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

We are pleased to present a recording of this event:

Thank you to Apellis Pharmaceuticals for its partnership; our wonderful speakers; and all who attended the event.

To view additional Lunch & Learn events on glaucoma, AMD, diabetic retinopathy and low vision, visit RPB's YouTube channel

We look forward to bringing you future Lunch & Learn events. If you have an idea for an event topic you'd like to see us cover, please reach out at 


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