Lecture: The Fundamentals of Genotyping & Phenotyping for Inherited Retinal Diseases (IRD)

Emerging clinical trials and treatment for Inherited Retinal Diseases (IRD) are providing hope to patients and families where previously no options were available. To gain access to such interventions, one must obtain a correct genotype. To get to that genotype, care phenotyping will lead to appropriate testing. During this live webinar, Dr. Levin will discuss key tips to deeply phenotype patients and then select and use genotypic testing to arrive at the most accurate gene based diagnosis. Questions received from registration and during the webinar will also be discussed live.

Lecturer: Dr. Alex Levin, Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Flaum Eye Institute, Rochester, NY, USA

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July 26, 2022

Last Updated: September 12, 2022

2 thoughts on “Lecture: The Fundamentals of Genotyping & Phenotyping for Inherited Retinal Diseases (IRD)”

  1. Thank you Sir for a detailed Lecture! wonderful Take home message that do not rush in for genotype without proper phenotyping with detailed exam starting with proper history and arriving at a diagnosis. Genotype is a commitment towards the patient for continuous guidance on treatment and Genetic counselling! Thanks again!

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