tfos dews II report

DEWS II
NEWS

REGISTER FOR THE 8th INTERNATIONAL TFOS CONFERENCE!

The 8th International Conference on the Tear Film & Ocular Surface: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance will occur from September 7-10, 2016, at the Corum in Montpellier, France.

 This Conference is sponsored by TFOS and is designed to assess the current knowledge and 'state of the art' research on the structure and function of the tear film and ocular surface in health and disease. The TFOS Conference will also promote an international exchange of information that will be of value to basic scientists involved in eye research, to clinicians in the eye care community, and to companies with an interest in the diagnosis and/or treatment of tear film and ocular surface disorders. 

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DEWS II: ALL EYES ON DRY EYE
September 16th, 2015

Now that we have launched the TFOS DEWS II, we would like to thank the experts who are participating in this global initiative. During this past Summer we have thanked those individuals serving on in 11 different Subcommittees. Today, in our 12th installment, we feature the members of the TFOS DEWS II Industry Liaison Subcommittee. They will meet in mid-November in Las Vegas. The members are –

Sullivan, David A (Chair; USA), Senior Scientist, Schepens Eye Research Institute & Massachusetts Eye and Ear, and Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

• Ackerman, Michael (USA), President & Chief Executive Officer, Oculeve

• Couderc, Chantal (France), Directeur des Affaires Médicales, Horus

• Dempsey, Robert (USA), Vice President, Eye Care, Shire

• Houtman, Diane
(USA), Vice President, Professional Relations, Akorn

• Kern, Jami R (USA), Vision Care Franchise Head, Global Medical Affairs, Alcon

• Koffler, Dawn (USA), Director, United States Strategic Marketing, Eye Care, Allergan

• Mantelli, Flavio (Italy), Chief Medical Officer, United States Ophthalmology, Dompé

• Meyering, Robert J (USA), Vice President, Global Medical Relations and Operations, Bausch & Lomb

• Purslow, Christine (UK), Head, Medical Affairs, UK & Ireland, Laboratoires Théa

• Speed, Julie (USA), Vice President, Global Marketing, TearLab

TFOS thanks you.


 

DEWS II: ALL EYES ON DRY EYE
July 9th, 2015

Now that we have launched the TFOS DEWS II, we would like to thank the experts who are participating in this global initiative. Every week for a period of 12 weeks we will thank those individuals serving on one of the 12 different Subcommittees. Today, in our 3rdinstallment, we feature the members of the TFOS DEWS II Management & Therapy Subcommittee & Clinical Trials Subcommittee. The members are –

Management & Therapy Subcommittee

Jones, Lyndon (Chair; Canada), Director, Centre for Contact Lens Research, and Professor of Optometry, University of Waterloo, Ontario
Benitez Del Castillo Sanchez, José (Spain), Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology, University of Complutense, and Director of the Ocular Surface, Cataract and Inflammation Unit, Hospital Universario San Carlos, Madrid
Dana, Reza (USA), Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Senior Scientist, Schepens Eye Research Institute, and Director, Cornea & Refractive Surgery, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA
Deng, Sophie (USA), Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, and Co- Director, Center for Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California at Los Angeles
Dong, Pham Ngoc (Vietnam), Chief Department of Corneal and External Disease, Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology, Hanoi
Downie, Laura (Australia), Lecturer and Clinical Leader – Cornea and Contact Lenses, Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences, The University of Melbourne
Geerling, Gerd (Germany), Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology, University Hospital, Duesseldorf
Hida, Richard Yudi (Brazil), Chief of Cataract Surgery Division, Department of Ophthalmology, Santa Casa de Sao Paulo
Korb, Donald (USA), Optometrist, Korb Associates, Boston, MA, and Co-Founder & Chief Technical Officer, TearScience Inc., Morrisville, NC
Liu, Yang (USA/China), Ophthalmologist, and Postdoctoral Fellow, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Massachusetts Eye & Ear, and Department of Ophthalmology Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Seo, Kyoung Yul (South Korea), Professor of Ophthalmology, Yonsei University Medical College, Seoul
Tauber, Joseph (USA), Founder and Ophthalmologist, Tauber Eye Center, Kansas City, MO
Wakamatsu, Tais (Brazil), Ophthalmologist, and Postdoctoral Fellow in Ophthalmology, Universidade Federal de São Paulo
Xu, Jianjiang (China), Professor and Vice-Chairman of Ophthalmology, and Director of Cornea Division, EYE and ENT Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai

Clinical Trials Subcommittee

Novack, Gary (USA), President, Pharma•Logic Development, San Rafael, CA
Asbell, Penny (USA), Professor of Ophthalmology, and Director of the Cornea Service and Refractive Surgery Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City
Barabino, Stefano (Italy), Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Genoa
Bergamini, Michael (USA), Chief Scientific Officer / Executive Vice President, Nicox, and Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology & Neuroscience, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth
Ciolino, Joseph (USA), Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Foulks, Gary (USA), Emeritus Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Louisville School of Medicine, KY
Goldstein, Michael (USA), Co-Director of Cornea, External Diseases and Cataract Service at New England Eye Center, and Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston
Lemp, Michael (USA), Chief Medical Officer, Tear Lab Corporation, and Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Georgetown and George Washington Schools of Medicine
Schrader, Stefan (Germany), Professor and Head, Laboratory of Experimental Ophthalmology, Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf
Woods, Craig (Australia), Head of Clinical Partnerships and Associate Professor, School of Optometry, Deakin University, Geelong

TFOS thanks you.


DEWS II: ALL EYES ON DRY EYE
June 17th, 2015

Now that we have launched the TFOS DEWS II, we would like to thank the experts who are participating in this global initiative. Every week for a period of 12 weeks we will thank those individuals serving on one of the 12 different Subcommittees. Today, in our 3rdinstallment, we feature the members of the TFOS DEWS II Iatrogenic Dry Eye Disease Subcommittee. They will meet in early September in Barcelona. The members are –

Pathophysiology Subcommittee

Bron, Anthony (UK), Professor Emeritus, University of Oxford, Oxford
Bonini, Stefano (Italy), Chairman & Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University Campus Biomedico, Rome
Chauhan, Sunil (USA), Assistant Scientist, Schepens Eye Research Institute & Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston
de Paiva, Cintia (USA), Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
Gabison, Eric (France), Deputy Head & Professor of Ophthalmology, Fondation Ophtalmologique Rothschild & Hôpital Bichat Claude Bernard, Paris
Jain, Sandeep (USA), Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago & Director, Corneal Neurobiology Laboratory & Dry Eye Service
Kawashima, Motoko (Japan), Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo
Knop, Erich (Germany), Professor of Cell- and Neurobiology & Director, Ocular Surface Center Berlin, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Markoulli, Maria (Australia), Lecturer, School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney
Ogawa, Yoko (Japan), Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo
Perez, Victor (USA), Professor of Ophthalmology, Walter G. Ross Chair in Ophthalmic Research, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami
Uchino, Yuichi (Japan), Postdoctoral Fellow, Schepens Eye Research Institute & Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston
Yokoi, Norihiko (Japan), Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine
Zoukhri, Driss (USA), Professor, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston

TFOS thanks you.


DEWS II: ALL EYES ON DRY EYE
June 11th, 2015

Now that we have launched the TFOS DEWS II, we would like to thank the experts who are participating in this global initiative. Every week for a period of 12 weeks we will thank those individuals serving on one of the 12 different Subcommittees. Today, in our 3rdinstallment, we feature the members of the TFOS DEWS II Iatrogenic Dry Eye Disease Subcommittee. They will meet in early September in Barcelona. The members are –

Iatrogenic Committee

Gomes, José (Chair; Brazil), Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Paulista School of Medicine, Sao Paulo
Azar, Dimitri (USA), Dean, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Baudouin, Christophe (France), Professor and Head of Department of Ophthalmology, Centre Hospitalier National d’Ophtalmologie des Quinze-Vingts, Paris
Cerviño, Alejandro (Spain), Professor, Department of Optics, University of Valencia
Efron, Nathan (Australia),Research Professor, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, and School of Optometry and Vision Science, Queensland University of Technology
Hirayama, Masatoshi (Japan),Project Research Associate, Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo
Horwath-Winter, Jutta (Austria), Head, Dry Eye Unit, Department of Ophthalmology, Medical University Graz
Kim, Terry (USA), Professor of Ophthalmology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
Mehta, Jodhbir Singh (Singapore), Associate Professor and Head of Cornea and External Disease Service, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore Eye Research Institute
Messmer, Elisabeth (Germany), Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Ludwig-Maximilian Universtiy, Munich
Pepose, Jay (USA),Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences,Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Sangwan, Virender (India), Professor and Chair in Cornea, and Director, Center for Ocular Regeneration, and Director, Srujana-Center for Innovation, L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad
Weiner, Alan (USA), President, DrugDel Consulting, Arlington, TX
Wilson, Steven (USA),Staff Refractive and Corneal Surgeon and Director of Corneal Research, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, OH

TFOS thanks you.


 

DEWS II: ALL EYES ON DRY EYE
June 4th, 2015

Now that we have launched the TFOS DEWS II, we would like to thank the experts who are participating in this global initiative. Every week for a period of 12 weeks we will thank those individuals serving on one of the 12 different Subcommittees. Today, in our 2nd installment, we feature the members of the TFOS DEWS II Epidemiology Subcommittee. They will meet in mid-July in Paris. The members are –

Stapleton, Fiona (Chair; Australia),Professor and Head of School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney
Alves, Monica (Brazil), Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Campinas
Bunya, Vatinee (USA), Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania, and Co-Director, Penn Dry Eye & Ocular Surface Center
Jalbert, Isabelle (Australia), Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney
Lekhanont, Kaevalin (Thailand), Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok
Malet, Florence (France), Director, Centre PointVision, Bordeaux
Na, Kyung Sun (Korea),Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul
Schaumberg, Debra A (USA), Professor, Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City
Uchino, Miki (Japan), Research Associate, Department of Ophthalmology, Keio Unvierstiy School of Medicine, Tokyo
Vehof, Jelle (The Netherlands), Research Fellow in Ophthalmology, University of Groningen
Viso, Eloy (Sapin), Ophthalmologist, Complexo Hospitalario Universitario de Pontevedra
Vitale, Susan (USA),Research Epidemiologist, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

TFOS thanks you.


 

DEWS II: ALL EYES ON DRY EYE
February 10th, 2015

The TFOS Board of Directors congratulate Amy Gallant Sullivan for raising the funds necessary to launch the sequel to the original TFOS Dry Eye WorkShop (DEWS). This was an extraordinary effort. The Board also thanks the following sponsors, whose generous contributions to date have made this sequel, TFOS DEWS II, possible:

Title Sponsor: Alcon
Platinum Sponsor: Shire
Gold Sponsor: Allergan
Silver Sponsor: Bausch & Lomb
Bronze Sponsors: Dompé, Horus, Oculeve, TearLab and THEA

We anticipate that TFOS DEWS II will update the definition, classification and diagnosis of dry eye disease, critically assess the etiology, mechanism, distribution and global impact of this disorder, and address its management and therapy.

 

 

Alcon Main Sponsor Tfos Dews Report

Shire

Allergan

Bausch + Lomb

Akorn

Cooper Vision

Dompè

Horus

lubris

Oculeve

TearLab

Thea

Sifi

for Johnson & Johnson Vision Care

DEWS II
MISSION & OBJECTIVES

TFOS DEWS II will update the definition, classification and diagnosis of dry eye disease, critically assess the etiology, mechanism, distribution and global impact of this disorder, and address its management and therapy.

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DEWS II
NEWS

REGISTER!
FOR THE 8th INTERNATIONAL TFOS CONFERENCE! The 8th International Conference on the Tear Film & Ocular Surface: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance will occur from September 7-10, 2016, at the Corum in Montpellier, France.

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DEWS II
SPONSORS

The Board wishes to thank the following sponsors, whose generous contributions to date have made this sequel, TFOS DEWS II, possible: Title Sponsor: Alcon, Platinum Sponsor: Shire, Gold Sponsor: Allergan, Silver Sponsor: Bausch & Lomb, Bronze Sponsors: Akorn, Cooper Vision, Dompé, Horus, Lubris, Oculeve, TearLab, THEA, SIFI and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Sponsor: Quint Health, Scope Ophthalmics, Senju.

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TEAR FILM & OCULAR SURFACE SOCIETY

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TFOS' global collaboration among scientists, clinicians and industry professionals seeks action needed to help the world see better.

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