Gained in Translation

View of OHSU and Portland Aerial Tram from pedestrian bridge

14th Annual Gained in Translation Symposium

Oct. 14, 2023

The Gained in Translation Symposium is a meeting of clinicians and vision scientists from University of Washington, University of British Columbia, and OHSU. Presentations focus on bridging the gap between disease treatment and the latest advances in translational and basic research. Areas of synergy are identified for future collaboration between these institutions. Clinical and research faculty, community colleagues, residents, fellows, and students are welcome to attend. Trainees and students are encouraged to present posters.

Keynote speaker

We are thrilled to welcome Natalie Afshari, M.D., FACS, as our keynote speaker for this year's meeting. Dr. Afshari is a Professor of Ophthalmology, Chief of Cornea & Refractive Surgery, and Vice Chair of Ophthalmology at Shiley Eye Institute at the University of California, San Diego. She is a respected clinician scientist, and her research specializes in research related to Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy.

Headshot photo of Dr. Natalie Afshari

Meeting organizers

Ethan Buhr, Ph.D., University of Washington
Aiyin Chen, M.D., OHSU
Claire Sheldon, M.D., Ph.D., FRCSC, University of British Columbia
Benjamin Sivyer, Ph.D., OHSU
Kaivon Vaezi, M.D., FRCSC, University of British Columbia
Matthew M. Zhang, M.D., University of Washington