A special session dedicated to oxidative stress and ocular diseases is organized during Paris Redox 2017

antioxidants-sessions 3The scientific committee of Paris Redox will allocate time to discuss the role of antioxidants in chronic diseases.

A specific time will be dedicated to oxidative stress and ocular diseases. This session will be chaired by Dr Julie Lim, from University of Auckland, New Zealand. Dr Lim will also give a presentation about oxidative stress and lens cataract. For more information, please click here.

Pr Alberto Izzotti, from the University of Genoa, will also give presentation about the role of oxidative stress in the glaucoma molecular pathogenesis. For more information, please click here.

Two short oral presentations were already selected by the scientific committee:

The role of the cystine/glutamate antiporter (CGAP) in controlling redox balance in ocular tissues will be presented by Dr Renita Martis from the University of Auckland. For more information, please click here.

The nucleoredoxin-like 1 gene encodes for two proteins that contributes to a super-thioredoxin system, by Dr Thierry Leveillard from Institut de la Vision. For more information, please click here.

About Dr Julie Lim: Dr Julie was awarded for her short oral presentation about Oxidative Stress & Ageing Eye during Paris Redox Congress 2015. For more information about this award, please click here. 

The updated list of speakers and presentations for this session will be available soon.