Visual Snow Conference Hosted At UCSF With Top Experts On Visual Snow

Top Visual Snow experts gathered at UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center for the Visual Snow Conference on May 5, 2018. The Visual Snow Initiative brought together top neurologists, researchers, and scientists for a day of lectures on what is known and what can be done about this enigmatic neurological condition.

Dr. Peter Goadsby, Professor of Neurology at King’s College London and Director of NIHR-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility lectures on “Dispelling Myths About Visual Snow” and offers a progress report on current research regarding Visual Snow.
Dr. Owen White MD, Director of Neuro-ophthalmology and the Ocular Motor Research Laboratory at Royal Melbourne Hospital, walks through his presentation “A Sensory Misperception” about Visual Snow.
Matthew Renze is a data analyst who has Visual Snow and has turned his expertise as a data scientist into a methodical study of living with and managing Visual Snow from an empirical perspective.
Dr. Yasser Khan discusses the challenges for medical staff in properly identifying symptoms of Visual Snow in his presentation “To My Colleagues: Recognizing Visual Snow.”
Dr. Victoria Pelak presents “Visual Snow and the Visual System: What We Know and Don’t Know” and discusses the cognitive origins of the debilitating condition of Visual Snow.

Professor Joanne Fielding presents “Visual Snow: A Behavioral Perspective” and dives into the neurological origins of Visual Snow.

Researcher/Scientist James Fulton shares his findings in studying the Visual Snow condition.

Founder of the Visual Snow Initiative,Sierra Domb shares with the audience how she has learned to cope effectively with Visual Snow as well as detailing the future of the Initiatives search for a cure.

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