Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds

May 30, 2024 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
HYBRID - VCV013E - William and Ruth Hoffman Auditorium, 1st Floor
490 Illinois Street
13E, San Francisco
CA 94143
Meelan Bravo

8:30-9:15AM — Case Presentations: Cornea (David Hwang)

9:15-10:00AM — Grand Rounds Samuel J. Kimura Lecture: “Regenerative Therapies for Corneal Diseases”, Sophie Deng, MD, PhD

  1. Current status of stem cell-based therapy for limbal stem cell deficiency.
  2. Current research efforts on developing stem cell-based therapies for corneal diseases.
  3. Utility of in vivo imaging in the diagnosis of corneal diseases.

Disclosures: Presenter Sophie Deng, MD, PhD has the following financial relationships to disclose:
BrightMen – Advisor, Cellusion – Advisor, Amgen – Consultant, ClarisBio – Consultant, Kowa – Consultant.

Planner Yvonne Ou, MD, has received research funding from Astellas Institute for Regenerative Medicine and advises for Oculinea and Janssen.

Target Audience: Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers.

Accreditation: In support of improving patient care, UCSF Office of CME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation: UCSF designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This presentation receives support from UCSF’s Samuel J. Kimura Lecture Fund.