Green Family Lecture Series: “A Physicist’s Approach to Macular Degeneration,” by Walter Kohn

May 31, 2012

The Lecture

Walter Kohn, Nobel Laureate, University of California Santa Barbara, presented the 2012 Green Family Lectures at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics in May 2012.

Special Research Lecture:
A Physicist’s Approach to Macular Degeneration
Thursday, May 31, 2012
BH Conference Room, Jules Stein Eye Institute

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness among persons over 55 years of age. This talk will deal with a mathematical physicist’s approach to this disease. It includes quantitative diagnosis as well as reduction of the perceived visual distortions.