G: Acta Honorary Lecture and Gold Medal Award - Glaucoma management (422)

Session type

Acta Honorary Lecture

Date, time and place

Monday, August 27, 2012 at 11:00-12:00 in Finland

Introducers

Stefansson E, Prause JU

Description

Starting in 2002, the Acta Ophthalmologica Honorary Lecture and Gold Medal together with an attached prize have honoured a scientist from the Nordic countries for his or her excellence in ophthalmic research. This year, the prize will be awarded to Professor Albert Alm from Sweden for his lifetime achievements in the field of glaucoma research.

Abstracts assigned


11:00

5'

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Introduction

Stefansson Einar

11:05

50'

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Medical treatment of glaucoma: past, present and future

Alm Albert

11:55

5'

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Donation of the Acta Gold Medal and Prize

Prause Jan Ulrik

Previous recipients of the Acta Gold Medal:

NOK 2002 - Niels Ehlers, Denmark
NOK 2004 - Leila Laatikainen, Finland
NOK 2006 - Sven Erik G. Nilsson, Sweden
NOK 2008 - Ahti Tarkkanen, Finland
NOK 2010 - Anders Heijl, Sweden