Apr 5, 2024  |  7:30am - 8:30am
Grand Rounds / VPP

Grand Rounds/VPP - Regenerative Capacity of Human Corneal Endothelium (CANCELLED)


Topic:          Regenerative Capacity of Human Corneal Endothelium
Speaker:     Dr. Gary Yam

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1. The lecture highlights the transition zone (Tz) at the posterior limbus containing corneal endothelial progenitors with regenerative potency.
2. The lecture describes the morphological and phenotypic features of Tz in humans and different animal species.
3. The lecture describes the proliferative capacity of Tz progenitors and differentiation to assume corneal endothelial phenotype.