Research to Prevent Blindness


In April, Research to Prevent Blindness held a virtual event, "RPB Lunch & Learn: Eye on Low Vision," designed to educate RPB's clinical and patient community on low diagnosis and assessment, as well as cutting-edge assistive technologies. The event featured:

  • Moderator Dimitri Azar, MD, MBA, President and CEO, Twenty/Twenty Therapeutics; Distinguished University Professor and BA Field Chair of Ophthalmological Research, University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Presenter MiYoung Kwon, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Northeastern University
  • Presenter Gang Luo, PhD, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School and Associate Scientist, Schepens Eye Research Institute.

We are pleased to present a recording of the presenter slides and audio from this event:

To view additional RPB Lunch and Learn events, use these links:

RPB Lunch and Learn: Eye on Glaucoma

RPB Lunch and Learn: Eye on AMD

RPB Lunch and Learn: Eye on Diabetic Retinopathy

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