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McKnight Vision Research Seminar- Presenter: Dr. Midhat H. Abdulreda, Asst. Professor, Department of Surgery/Diabetes Research Institute

Calendar: McKnight Vision Research Seminars

Midhat H. Abdulreda, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery/Diabetes Research Institute (DRI)
University of Miami

“An Eye on Islet Transplantation”

This talk will discuss the use of the eye anterior chamber as a platform for various research applications with emphasis on pancreatic islet transplantation in the treatment of diabetes in preclinical and clinical studies. Information will be presented on an FDA and IRB-approved collaborative phase 1 clinical trial between the Diabetes Research Institute and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute to evaluate the safety and efficacy of islet transplant in the eye of legally blind T1D patients.

THURSDAY, May 24th, 2018 12:00 PM sharp Meet and greet 11:45 AM
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Jose Berrocal Auditorium, 2nd Floor