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Nov 8, 2016

Watch Our Facebook Live Videos From The Vision Quest Toronto Retinal Disease Session

On November 4, 2016, we presented our Vision Quest educational session on retinal diseases to a live audience in Toronto. A panel of Canada’s top vision researchers discussed the latest advancements in gene therapy and stem cell science, and answered questions from our guests. We also broadcast the session online to our Facebook community with Facebook Live. You can check out video recordings of the live broadcast below. We recommend using headphones for the best viewing experience.

Vision Quest Retinal Disease Session, Part 1:
The Inherited Retinal Disease Path – Dr. Elise Heon & Dr. Ian MacDonald.
360 Update on Clinical Trials: GENE THERAPY – Dr. Elise Heon & Dr. Ian MacDonald

Vision Quest Retinal Disease Session, Part 2:
360 Update on Clinical Trials: STEM CELL – Dr. Elise Héon & Dr. Ian MacDonald
Bringing Innovative Treatments to Canada – Patient Chair and Young Leader, Jack McCormick

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