RV: Epidemiology and genetic pathways in the pathogenesis of AMD (241)

Session type

Special Interest Symposium

Date, time and place

Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 15:30-17:00 in Finland


Immonen I, Jonasson F


The recent advances in the genetics and epidemiology of AMD have greatly increased our understanding of this condition. This new information may form the basis on the prevention or early treatment of AMD. In this symposium, epidemiology, genetics and the potential pathways of AMD development are reviewed. The results from some recent original studies on this topics are also presented and discussed.

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