Avellino Labs to Provide Corporate and Technology Updates at OIS and ASCRS in San Diego

Source: Avellino Labs

Executives from Avellino Labs will be presenting at several events during the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting at the San Diego Convention Center and nearby venues, May 2-5, 2019.

Known for its successful introduction of the world’s first DNA test to confirm the presence of genetic indicators that are positively associated with corneal dystrophies, Avellino Labs has been invited to present company updates and clinical findings throughout the ASCRS annual meeting.

Avellino Labs Schedule of Presentations

OIS Innovation Showcase, Thursday, May 2

Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront

9:50 am: The Future for Genetic Eye Disease, Diagnostics and Gene Therapy.  

Presented by Eric Bernabei, Avellino Labs. 

Avellino Labs will present the latest company updates and plans for the development of its technology.

Friday, May 3 @ ASCRS/EyeWorld Cornea Day: Symposium

Location: San Diego Convention Center, Ballroom 20D

6:15-7:15 am: New Approaches to the Diagnosis and Management of Important Corneal Disorders in the Cataract and Refractive Patient. 

CME course co-moderated by Richard Lindstrom, MD and Terry Kim, MD. 

In a first for Cornea Day, the panel will discuss clinical corneal topics including the latest information on the diagnosis and management of conditions like keratoconus, neurotrophic keratitis, corneal dystrophies, and more. The discussion will include presentation of clinical data showcasing Avellino Labs’ genetic testing in the diagnosis of corneal disease. 

Saturday, May 4, ASCRS San Diego Convention Center Exhibit Hall

Meet the Experts (Avellino Labs Booth #712): The Value of Genetic Testing

10:30 am: Anthony Aldave, MC, UCLA Stein Eye Institute, Los Angeles, California

11:00 am: “CPT Coding for Suspected Dystrophy Patients,” presented by Scott Korney, COO, Avellino Labs

Noon: Paul M. Karpecki, OD, Kentucky Eye Institute, Lexington, Kentucky

Sunday, May 5, ASCRS San Diego Convention Center Exhibit Hall

Meet the Experts (Avellino Labs Booth #712): The Value of Genetic Testing

10:30 am: Clara Chan, MD, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

11:00 am: Clifford L. Salinger, MC, VIP Laser Eye Center, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Noon: William Wiley, MD, Cleveland Eye Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

1:00 pm: “Genetic Testing: Technology, Accuracy and the Future in Ophthalmology,” presented by Connie Chao-Shern, CLS, Chief Laboratory Officer, Avellino Labs



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