Striatech celebrates its 5th anniversary with a top-class Symposium on the topic of translating visual restoration from mouse to human.

This event occurred on site at the Westspitze in Tübingen and was broadcasted live online. The recording is now available to watch below.

There is also a panel discussion at the end, moderated by science journalist Ulrike Till.

Key Topics Include:

Professor Eberhart Zrenner: Transmitting Images to the Brain of Blind Patients by Means of Electronic Implants

Miikka Terho, MBA: Personal Experiences of Testing and Using the Retinal Implant

Constance Cepko, PhD: Gene-Agnostic Approaches to Retinal Degeneration

Click to watch the webinar recording. To view the presentation full screen simply click the square icon located in the bottom-right corner of the video-viewer.

Presenters

Senior Professor
Institute for Ophthalmic Research, Centre for Ophthalmology
University of Tübingen

Eberhart Zrenner is Professor of Ophthalmology at the Institute for Ophthalmic Research at the Centre for Ophthalmology of the University of Tuebingen, Germany. His research interests include: retinal physiology and pathophysiology, neuro-ophthalmology, ophthalmogenetics, and retinal prosthesis.

Professor
Genetics and Ophthalmology
Harvard Medical School

Constance Cepko, PhD is Bullard Professor of Genetics and Neuroscience at Harvard Medical School and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. The Cepko lab investigates why photoreceptor cells die in the many forms of retinal degeneration, and seeks to develop a gene therapy that prevents their death and the subsequent loss of vision.

Marketing and Finance Specialist

Miikka Terho has worked as a lecturer in finance and marketing in various academic institutions. Since 2008, he has participated as a patient in clinical trials at the University of Tübingen and Retina Implant AG.

Webinar Host

Striatech

Striatech is a young biotech company that spun off from the University of Tübingen, Germany, at the beginning of 2018. The founders – a team of neurobiologists – are all experienced vision researchers and have made it their common goal to make innovative ideas and products from vision and behavioral research accessible to scientists worldwide.

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