DOG International Experts Day

This new format offers participants an additional platform for active contributions. The interactive update format will feature leading experts from around the world who will present current developments in their areas. With cutting-edge insights and outstanding expertise, these sessions are a highlight for all DOG 2019 participants.

Scientific coordination:
Claus Cursiefen (Köln)
Berthold Seitz (Homburg/Saar)

Saal 1 15:00 - 15:35 27.09.2019
International Experts Day IED05
What’s New in Ocular Oncology? Update Uveal Melanoma
Anja K. Eckstein, Oberärztin Orthoptik (Essen)
Thomas Klink (München)
Sarah E. Coupland (Liverpool)

After years of apparent disinterest, uveal melanoma has finally 'come onto the radar' of large collaborative organisations and institutions, who have used high resolution ‘omic technologies, to reveal a better understanding of the underlying biology - and to discover potential targets of this rare cancer. The latest scientific advances in this field and how they provide some optimism for improved clinical outcomes will be reviewed.