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Varun Chaudhary

Scientific Planning Committee Chair - Co-Developed Symposium
Participates in 1 Session

Dr. Chaudhary is Professor of Surgery and Chief of Ophthalmology at McMaster University. He is the Chair for the Retina Evidence and Trials INternational Alliance (R.E.T.I.N.A.).  He is the current President for the Canadian Retina Society.

He is passionate about evidence generation in the field of retina.  He has over 80 publications and as Principal Investigator he has secured over $40 million in research grant funding.  He serves on multiple clinical and medical advisory boards and global steering committees for retina endeavors spanning from basic science research to multi-national clinical trials in the field of retina.   

He is the Editor-in-Chief for the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology and Section Editor for Medical Retina for Eye.

He has been awarded multiple Education, Achievement and Research Awards along with the Honor and Senior Honor Award by the American Society of Retinal Specialists and the Award for Excellence in Ophthalmic Research by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society. 



Financial disclosure: Dr. Chaudhary has/had an affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization:

  1. Bayer
  2. Boehringer Ingelheim
  3. Novartis
  4. Roche




Sessions in which Varun Chaudhary participates

Saturday 17 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
6:30 AM
6:30 AM - 8:00 AM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Co-Developed Symposium

*Breakfast to be served from 6:00am* Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Outline the role of the Tie-2/ang pathway in DR and nAMDand how it may impact patient outcomesIdentify the most important biomarkerson structural OCT that can help predict treatmentresponse in DME and nAMDDiscuss r...