Goal and Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Review the pathophysiology of choroideremia and the implications new insights have for diagnosing and potentially treating the disease
  • Recognize symptoms and characteristic clinical features of choroideremia, including those which differentiate choroideremia from X-linked retinitis pigmentosa
  • Evaluate trial data for gene therapies currently under investigation for the treatment of choroideremia and assess their clinical implications.

Faculty

Byron L. Lam, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology
Robert Z. & Nancy J. Greene Chair in Ophthalmology
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL

Stephen H. Tsang, MD, PhD

Director, Electrodiagnostic Clinic
Jonas Children’s Vision Care
New-York Presbyterian Hospital
Laszlo T. Bito Professor of Ophthalmology, Pathology & Cell Biology
Graduate Programs in Nutritional & Metabolic Biology and Neurobiology & Behavior
Columbia Stem Cell Initiative
New York, NY

Accreditation Information

This course is being provided by a Relias LLC strategic partner.  Consumption of this course will take place on the partners site and courses provided in this manner are not accredited by Relias LLC.