International recognition and awards to Ufa Eye Research Institute on EURETINA Congress 2013, Hamburg (Germany)


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A big delegation of 12 fellows of GBU " Ufa Eye Research Institute of Eye Diseases of Academy of Sciences of Republic Bashkortostan" took part in the XIII Congress of the European Society of vitreoretinal specialists (EURETINA), which took place on 26 - 29 September 2013 in Hamburg (Germany).

The congress was attended by more than 4,500 experts and researchers in the field of retinal and vitreous pathology from 98 countries, making it the largest convention in the history of the Society.

As the venue of the event was chosen the Congress Center in Hamburg. More than 65 companies participated in the exhibition.

The scientific program of the congress included 10 mailn sessions, 30 training courses , 20 sessions of oral presentations and 16 satellite symposia .

Only 5 oral presentations were accepted from Russian representatives in the scientific program. It is important to note that 3 of them were presented by members of our Institute :

The impact of antivasoproliferative therapy on the macula in diabetic macular edema 
M. Bikbov, R. Fayzrakhmanov, A. Yarmukhametova, T. Gilmanshin 
Epiretinal fibrosis in wet form of age-related macular degeneration 
M. Bikbov, R. Fayzrakhmanov, Yarmukhametova, T. Gilmanshin 
Caspase-dependent and-independent cell death pathway  involved in neuronal 
cell death of rat retinas exposed to AGE  
G.Bikbova, O.Toshiyuki, S.Yamamoto  

At the congress was commended the contribution of the Director of our Institute Professor. MM Bikbov in the development of ophthalmology and for scientific and clinical collaboration between the East and the West. Muharram Muhtaramovich was awarded a prestigious diploma, which was given by the President of EURETINA-2013, Professor Gisbert Richard and Professor Ingrid Kreissig. Only for three of the more than 4,500 members of the Congress: prof. MM Bikbov (Russia), Dr. Zografos (Greece) and Dr. Blumenkranz (USA) - the diplomas were awarded personally by the President of EURETINA-2013.


Bikbova Guzel Muharramovna presented a report from Chiba University (Japan), with which the Ufa Eye Research Institute conducts joint research activity. At the Congress Bikbova GM was awarded a travel grant for innovative research.

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  Fellows of the Institute also presented two electronic posters:   
- M. Bikbov, R. Fayzrakhmanov, A. Yarmukhametova  
Macular zone interface features in diabetic macular edema  
- R. Fayzrakhmanov, A. Yarmukhametova, T. Gilmanshin  
Silicon oil tamponade of vitreal cavity in the primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment  

Participation of the fellows of Ufa Eye Research Institute of Academy of Sciences of Republick of Bashkortostan in the XIII Congress EURETINA-2013 indicates a high level of research work and recognition of the Institute by the international ophthalmological society.


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