Diabetic Eye Disease Community Information Forum


Diabetic Eye Disease Community Information Forum

Hughes Room
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
250-290 Spring Street, East Melbourne


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T: 03 9929 8360


Diabetic eye disease is a rapidly growing health problem for the 1.7 million Australians who suffer from diabetes. Come and learn about how the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) research leaders are fighting this challenge and the latest developments in diabetic eye disease at our community forum.

Hosted by Dr Peter van Wijngaarden, Interim Managing Director, Head of Diabetic Retinopathy & Neuroglial Interactions research, CERA.

Topics covered:

  • Diagnosing diabetic retinopathy using artificial intelligence
  • Diabetic retinopathy in pregnancy
  • How clinical trials bring a test tube dream into treatment reality

Followed by a Q&A panel discussion.

All are welcome at our community events, aimed at a general audience.


  • Associate Professor Lyndell Lim
    Associate Professor Lyndell Lim, Head, Clinical Trials Research
  • Dr Felicia Widyaputri
    Dr Felicia Widyaputri, PhD student
  • Dr Stuart  Keel
    Dr Stuart Keel, Research Fellow