Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds

April 18, 2024 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
HYBRID: VCV013 - William and Ruth Hoffman Auditorium, 1st Floor
490 Illinois Street
Room 13E San Francisco
CA 94143
Meelan Bravo

8:30-9:15am–Case Presentations: Retina (Bob Bhisitkul)

9:15-10:00am–Grand Rounds Lecture: Brian Link, PhD, “Modeling the retinal pathology of Usher Syndrome using zebrafish”

  1. Understand the challenges of modeling retinal pathology of Usher Suyndrome.
  2. Understand how zebrafish can be used to model Usher Syndrome and other photoreceptor diseases.
  3. Understand the specific mechanisms underlying USH3A.

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: Presenter Brian Link, PhD has no financial relationships to disclose. Planner Yvonne Ou, MD, has received research funding from Astellas Institute for Regenerative Medicine and advises for Oculinea and Janssen.

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

This presentation receives support from UCSF’s (non-commercial) Samuel J. Kimura Fund, Transamerica Lecture Fund and Proctor Lecture Fund.