Research to Prevent Blindness

Join Us for AMD Awareness Month




RPB Lunch & Learn: Eye on Geographic Atrophy and Dry AMD

You are invited to join Research to Prevent Blindness for an online educational event

Friday, February 25, 1pm – 2pm EST

February is AMD (age-related macular degeneration) Awareness Month! Join us for this free virtual event to learn about geographic atrophy and dry AMD, including disease pathology and new research directions, from RPB-supported vision scientists.


Ramiro Ribeiro, MD, PhD

Senior Medical Director - Ophthalmology at Apellis Pharmaceuticals


Eleonora Lad, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Ophthalmology Clinical Research, Duke University School of Medicine

SriniVas R. Sadda, MD, FARVO

President and Chief Scientific Officer of the Doheny Eye Institute, the Stephen J. Ryan – Arnold and Mabel Beckman Endowed Chair, and Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) Geffen School of Medicine

RSVP at to reserve your spot!

Please note: This event will occur over Zoom. A Zoom link will be sent ahead of the event.


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