Programme

UKÉGS annual meeting 2019

21st and 22nd November 2019

Science Centre, Glasgow

UKÉGS 2019

Thursday 21st November 2019

8.00      Registration, Tea/Coffee

8.45      Donald Montgomery – Welcome & Introduction

9.00      Case presentations

Anthony Khawaja

Andrew Tatham

Philip Bloom

10.00   Debate 1 

“Prophylactic PI is worth doing”

For:                     Alan Rotchford

Against:            Gus Gazzard

10.25   Discussion & vote

10.30   Tea/Coffee, posters & exhibition

11.10   Debate 2

“2029 – Drops will no longer be the mainstay of drug delivery to the eye”

For:                     Anthony King

Against:            John Salmon

11.35  Discussion & vote

11.40   Free Papers Session 1 – 6 papers

12.45   Lunch, posters & exhibition

14.00   A New Look at Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma

Genes and the environment in Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma – Deborah Wallace

The clinical relevance of pathophysiology of XFS and XFG – Gabor Hollo

Exfoliative Glaucoma: The known unknown – Tasos Konstas

Managing cataracts in Pseudoexfoliation – Larry Benjamin

15.30   Tea/Coffee, posters & exhibition

16.10   The PTVT Study at 3 years – Sheng Lim

16.30   Free Papers Session 2 – 6 papers

17.35   Annual General Meeting    

Drinks reception and gala dinner. Time tbc

Friday 22nd November 2019

8.00      Registration, Tea/Coffee

8.45      Who Wants to Be a MIGllionaire?

Gok Ratnarajan

Keith Barton

Philip Bloom

Karl Mercieca

Andrew Tatham

9.25      MIGS: Where are we headed? – Paul Singh

10.00   Paul Foster in conversation with Harry Quigley

10.30   Tea/Coffee, posters & exhibition

11.10   Free Papers Session 3 – 4 papers

11.50   UKÉGS Hitchings Lecture 2019 – Harry Quigley

“21st Century Glaucoma Care”    

12.50   Lunch, posters & exhibition

14.00   Can we repair the brain in neurodegenerative diseases? – Roger Barker

14.30   Can we repair the brain in glaucoma? – James Morgan

15.00   Reports from IGA/UKÉGS research grant awardees

Investigating the Role of the Proto-Oncogene c-Met and the PI3K/mTOR Signaling Pathway in Lamina Cribrosa Fibrosis in Glaucoma – Colm O’Brien

Gene Therapy for the Trabecular Meshwork: GlaucoMirs – Colin Willoughby

15.15   IGA/UKÉGS research grant awards 2019

Prize giving

15.30   UKÉGS 2020 Jim Kirwan

15.35   Close of meeting

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