Gordon Research Conference: the Biology and Pathobiology of the Cornea

A Gordon Research Conference on the Biology and Pathobiology of the Cornea was held from March 7-12, 2010, in Ventura, CA. The Conference focused on immunology, microbiology, developmental biology, genetics, genomics, proteomics, vascular biology, biophysics, biomedical engineering, cornea transplant and stem cell biology.


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$3,000 for 2 Travel Fellowship Awards ($1,500 each), to permitted Fellows or Students to attend this Conference. The Awardees were selected by a Committee of the TFOS Governing Board.

Fellowship Award recipients were:


Johannes Schwartzkopff, MD, of  University Eye Hospital, Freiburg, Germany 

Gabriela Ortiz of the Institut de la Vision, Paris, France



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