Annual Congress 2009
THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF OPHTHALMOLOGISTS ANNUAL CONGRESS, BIRMINGHAM 2009
Tuesday 19th May - Thursday 21st May 2009
In 2009 The Royal College of Ophthalmologists held its Annual Congress at the ICC, Broad Street, Birmingham.
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The Edridge Green Lecture was delivered by Professor Irene Gottlob, Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Leicester
The Duke Elder Lecture was delivered by Professor Anthony Moore, Professor of Ophthalmology & Honorary Consultant, Moorfields Eye Hospital & Great Ormond Street Hospital London
The Optic UK Lecture was delivered by Professor Alfred Sommer, Dean Emeritus & Professor Bloomberg, School of Public Health, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
The Nettleship Medal
The Nettleship Medal is awarded for the best piece of original work by a British ophthalmologist published in any journal in the last three years.
The Foulds Trophy is awarded to the best rapid fire presentation at Congress. The 2009 winner was M. Moosajee for the paper 'The use of anti-apoptotic agents, curcumin and zVAD-fmk, as potential therapies for ocular coloboma in the zebrafish model'.
The Treacher Collins Prize for the best DVD presented at Congress was awarded to T. Eke for the DVD ''Face to face' upright seated position for cataract surgery in patients who cannot lie flat'.
The Royal Eye Hospital London and Manchester Prizes are awarded to the posters achieving the highest marks during poster judging at Congress.
The Royal Eye Hospital (London) Prize was awarded to S. Roy Chowdhury for 'Metabolic profiles affecting the 5 year incidence of Diabetic Retinopathy in type 2 diabetes'.
The Royal Eye Hospital (Manchester) Prize was awarded to M. Hawker for 'Detecting Glaucoma in Binocular Patients using the Heidelberg Retina Tomograph: The Bridlington Eye Assessment Project'.
Commercial Exhibition Prize A prize shield is awarded to the best stand at Congress. The shield commemorates the work of Desmond Wright who was Exhibition Director of Optic UK from 1984 until 1993. Stands are judged in terms of equipment shown, supporting literature and the presentation of items displayed by the staff. We are pleased to announce that the shield was awarded to Spectrum Thea.