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New Treatment Approaches for Geographic Atrophy: Focus on the Complement Cascade

  • Authors: Ramin Tadayoni, MD, PhD
  • CPD Released: 12/17/2021
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 12/17/2022
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This educational activity is intended for an international audience of non-US primary care providers and ophthalmologists.

The goal of this activity is to provide an overview on the role of the complement system in geographic atrophy (GA), and the mechanism of action of and latest data on emerging therapies.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Burden of disease in GA
    • Complement pathway in GA
    • Emerging therapies in GA


Disclosures

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Faculty

  • Ramin Tadayoni, MD, PhD

    Professor of Ophthalmology
    Université de Paris
    Head of Ophthalmology
    Lariboisière, St Louis and Rothschild Foundation Hospital
    Paris, France

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Ramin Tadayoni, MD, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Advisor or consultant for: AbbVie; Alcon; Allergan; Apellis; Bayer; Genentech; Iveric Bio; Novartis; Oculis; Roche; Thea; Zeiss
    Speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: AbbVie; Allergan; Bayer; Genentech; Novartis; Roche; Zeiss
    Grants for clinical research from: AbbVie; Alcon; Allergan; Bayer; Novartis; Zeiss
    Stocks, stock options, or bonds from: Oculis

Editor

  • Katherine Carpenter, PhD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Katherine Carpenter, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Advisor or consultant for: Eisai, GW Pharmaceuticals

Content Reviewer

  • Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


Accreditation Statements

    For Physicians

  • The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FPM) has reviewed and approved the content of this educational activity and allocated it 0.50 continuing professional development credits (CPD).

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CPD

New Treatment Approaches for Geographic Atrophy: Focus on the Complement Cascade

Authors: Ramin Tadayoni, MD, PhDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CPD Released: 12/17/2021

Valid for credit through: 12/17/2022

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Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is to provide an overview on the role of the complement system in geographic atrophy (GA), and the mechanism of action of and latest data onr emerging therapies.

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.

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