UMSL presents Continuing Studies program to explore research on degenerative ocular diseases.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ST. LOUIS – March 28, 2013 – The University of Missouri–St. Louis College of Optometry announces Nutrition and the Eye Symposium VI, a continuing studies program taking place on April 13-14, 2013, at UMSL’s J.C. Penney Conference Center. Optometrists gather to explore research and findings of nutritional values that will increase longevity prospects, prevent, and even cure degenerative ocular diseases.
The Symposium presents Michael Fossel, MD, PhD, and Dave Woynarowski, MD, as keynote speakers. Fossel and Woynarowski are the authors of “The Immortality Edge,” and will address topics including Clinical Intervention, and Basic Clinical Science of Telomeres and Age-Related Disease.
Additional presenters include:
General registration fees are $250 each for Saturday and Sunday through April 5 and $300 after. Participants may register for both days for a discounted price of $450 through April 5 and $500 after. UMSL Optometry graduates and Ocular Nutrition Society members are eligible for additional discounts. Their price will be $400 to register for both days through April 5 and $500 after.
Participants receive 12 COPE/CEE hours to apply toward their continuing studies. The Symposium meets 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. To register, please visit the Symposium's website or call Jennifer at (314) 516-5994. For questions, please call Lis at (314) 516-5615.