Complement Inhibition in Geographic Atrophy: Time to Prepare for Novel Treatments (CME Symposium)

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Target Audience

This educational activity is intended for retina specialists and other ophthalmologists.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants will be better able to:

  • Describe the pathophysiology of geographic atrophy as it relates to disease management
  • Identify the features of geographic atrophy on imaging
  • Review clinical trial data for therapy that targets complement for geographic atrophy
  • Develop appropriate treatment plans for patients with geographic atrophy
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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Carl D. Regillo, MD (Chair)
Director, Retina Service
Wills Eye Hospital
Professor of Ophthalmology
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Roger A. Goldberg, MD, MBA
Bay Area Retina Associates
Walnut Creek, California
Faculty, Ophthalmology Residency
California Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, California
Christina Y. Weng, MD, MBA
Professor of Ophthalmology
Fellowship Program Director, Vitreoretinal Diseases & Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Disclosure Policy

MedEdicus adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity, including faculty, planners, reviewers, or others, are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible entities (commercial interests). All relevant conflicts of interest have been identified and mitigated by MedEdicus prior to the commencement of the activity.


Roger A. Goldberg, MD, MBA, is a consultant for AbbVie Inc, Annexon Inc, Apellis Pharmaceuticals, EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc; is an advisory board member of Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH, Genentech, Inc, and Outlook Therapeutics, Inc; is on the speakers bureau for Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Biogen Idec, and Genentech, Inc; is a contracted researcher for AffaMed Therapeutics, Annexon Inc, Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH, EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Genentech, Inc, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc, and Neurotech Pharmaceuticals.

Carl D. Regillo, MD, is a consultant for Adverum, Allergan, Annexon Inc, Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Aviceda Therapeutics, Clearside Biomedical, Inc, EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, 4DMT, Genentech, Inc, Iveric Bio, Inc, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc, NGM Biopharmaceuticals, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Ocugen, Inc, Regenxbio Inc, Stealth BioTherapeutics Inc, Thea Pharmaceuticals Limited, and Zeiss.

Christina Y. Weng, MD, MBA, is a consultant for AbbVie Inc, Alcon, Alimera Sciences, Allergan, Apellis Pharmaceuticals, D.O.R.C. Dutch Ophthalmic Research Center (International) B.V., Genentech, Inc, Iveric Bio, Inc, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation*, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc, and Regenxbio Inc; and is a contracted researcher for AGTC and Alimera Sciences.

* The financial relationship existed during the past 24 months but has now ended.

Peer Reviewer

Hadi Kaakour, MD, MS, was previously an advisory board member of Alimera Sciences within the past 2 years, but that relationship has ended.

Planners, Managers, and Writers

Carrie Allen, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS, MedEdicus Content Manager for this activity, was previously employed by CVS within the past 2 years, but that relationship has ended.

Other MedEdicus planners, managers, and writers have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

MedEdicus LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

MedEdicus LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Commercial Support

This continuing medical education activity is supported through an educational grant from Iveric Bio, Inc.

Off-Label Discussion

This educational activity may include discussion of unlabeled and/or investigational uses of drugs and devices. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each drug or device discussed in this activity for approved dosing, indications, and warnings.

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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