Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds

October 1, 2020 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm


Zoom Meeting Link: Password: 324822, Meeting ID: 956 8374 2685, Tel: 669 219 2599

8:30-9:15 am: Case Presentations: Oncology

9:15-10 am: Grand Rounds Lecture: “Pathways to and from the Lysosome in Health and Retinal Degenerative Disease”, Clare Futter, PhD/Host: Aparna Lakkaraju, PhD

  • To learn how growth factor receptors can be trafficked to the lysosome to downregulate growth factor receptor signalling
  • To gain an understanding of the formation and function of membrane contact sites between the endoplasmic reticulum and the endocytic pathway
  •  To gain an understanding of the importance of lysosome function and turnover in the retinal pigment epithelium.

Accreditation: The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You must complete an evaluation to qualify for CME credit.

Faculty Relationship Disclosure: Planners Stephen McLeod, MD and Yvonne Ou, MD have stated they have no financial relationships to disclose. Speaker has stated they have no relationships to disclose.

Commercial Support Disclosure: No commercial support was received for this Grand Rounds presentation.  This CME activity complies with AM1195.

This presentation is supported by the Samuel J. Kimura fund.