Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Piotr Bucichowski is medical student enrolled at Charité University Hospital in Berlin, who is working on his doctoral thesis in the Department of Experimental Ophthalmology under supervision of Professor Olaf Strauß. His research aims to underpin molecular mechanisms of hereditary macular dystrophies, in particular the Best disease and other bestrophinopathies. The long-term goal of this work is developing new strategies of treatment for this group of rare genetic conditions.
At Future Medicine 2017 he will talk about "New Treatment Options for Hereditary Macular Degenerations: Lessons from Best´s Disease"