DEC 2013

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12 EW NEWS & OPINION December 2013 BBC continued from page 11 Dr. Rutherford has earned a reputation as an innovative thinker taking a new look at ideas about creation, synthetic biology, and evolution. He has gained a wide audience in the U.K. and beyond with his television series, articles, and interviews. His first book, Creation, was recently released in the U.K and the U.S. and earned praise from the Financial Times, the Guardian, the Telegraph, the Observer, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and Smithsonian Magazine, which raved: "It's rather elegant, moving through the mechanisms of molecular biology to explore the underlying questions of when and how life began. Dr. Rutherford is careful not to get too starry-eyed about any of the people or experiments he depicts ... through Rutherford's eminently sensible lens, it's hard not to get excited." In January 2012 Dr. Rutherford made Horizon: Playing God for BBC 2, a documentary marking the rise of synthetic biology. He has also made Men In White for Channel 4, and Genome and The Cell for BBC 4. The • 2012: Michael T. Osterholm, PhD, MPH Living Terrors: What America Needs to Know to Survive the Coming Bioterrorist Catastrophe The power of one Two types of incisions – one module • 2011: Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, PhD The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer • 2010: John D. Banja, PhD Managing Medical Errors: How to Talk with Your Patient and Live with Yourself CLEAR CORNEAL & ARCUAT INCISIONS ARCUATE RCUATE A • • • • latter was shown in more than 40 countries and earned a spot in the Daily Telegraph's list of 10 classic science programs. He has conducted several interviews for The Culture Show on BBC 2. Dr. Rutherford has also made a number of documentaries for Radio 4 covering topics such as MMR and autism, epigenetics, human evolution, astronomy and art, science and cinema, and scientific fraud. Until recently, he was an editor for the magazine Nature. The Science and Medicine Lecture was established by ASCRS as a forum for expanding and enriching our appreciation of the fields of science and medicine outside ophthalmology. The annual lecture aims to encourage attendees to think about larger issues in the practice of medicine and honors those whose curiosity and constant striving for innovation have led them to investigate aspects of medicine and science that broaden, enliven, and inspire. Previous thought leaders who have presented this lecture include: • 2013: Jerome Groopman, MD, and Pamela Hartzband, MD When Experts Disagree: A New Approach to Medical Decision Making • 2009: Elkhonon Goldberg, PhD, ABPP/ABCN The Wisdom Paradox: How Your Mind Can Grow Stronger As Your Brain Grows Older Custom-designed incisions Topographically matched Topographically Added precision and reproducibility Intrastromal incisions possible • 2008: Michael M. Merzenich, PhD Cortical Plasticity in Infant, Child and Adult Brains EW Exclusively available for the FEMTO LDV Z6 www.femtoldv.com www.femtoldv.com The Ziemer FEMTO LDV Z Models are FDA cleared and CE marked and available for immediate delivery. The FEMTO LDV Z6 is FDA cleared and CE marked for creation of corneal cleared incisions in patients undergoing cataract surgery. For some countries, availability may be restricted due to local regulatory requirements; please contact Ziemer for details. requirements; Contact information Sebrell: csebrell@ASCRS.org

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