REGENERATION TECHNIQUES IN VISUAL DISEASES
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Gain a detailed understanding on:
functional anatomy of the components that structure the stem cell niches of the eye;
techniques of isolation, characterization, expansion and differentiation of retinal and corneal progenitor cell; regeneration techniques in eye diseases and new techniques in corneal transplantation.
Course contents summary
Anatomy of the eye
Functional anatomy of the eye’s stem cell niches.
The corneal and retinal stem cells.
Regeneration techniques in eye diseases
New techniques in corneal transplantation.
International reviews and scientific commentaries will dispensed by the teacher
Assessment methods and criteria