Macular Carotenoids and AMD Conference

8th - 10th July 2015

Downing College, Cambridge University, UK

Breaking News: Call for Abstracts and Conference Registration

The organising committee would like to wish you all the very best for the year ahead. We hope that attending the Macular Carotenoids Conference 2015 ( is on your agenda!

The call for abstracts is now open and we would like to inform you again that the deadline for submission is Friday 27th of March 2015 at 5 pm EST.

Points to note:

Abstracts will be reviewed for suitability by members of the conference organising committee, and revisions will be requested if the peer-review committee identify edits (e.g. clarity, presentation) needed to improve the abstract.

The conference committee will then decide which abstracts will be selected for poster presentation or for oral presentation at the conference.

Posters will be displayed during the three day conference, and we will have two dedicated “Poster Sessions” at the 2015 event where scientists will be given the opportunity to present their work beside their poster.

Also, we have a dedicated “Investigator Session” for scientists who are selected to present their work as a presentation in the Howard Theatre.

There will be a prize for best poster and best oral presentation, which will be announced at the conference gala dinner on the Thursday night. Also, there will be runner up prizes.

The best poster and presentation will be awarded the Howard Medal and a cash prize. Runner up prizes will also be awarded. These prizes will be announced at the gala conference dinner.

We look forward to receiving your abstracts.

Please also take this notice as a reminder to register for the event. Finally, please remember to arrange your accommodation and travel to Cambridge if attending the conference. Accommodation availability at Downing College is now limited. Registration and Accommodation will be offered on a first come first served basis.

Conference Sponsors

Headline Sponsors

MacuHealth is a Michigan Base company focused on preserving vision health and vision performance by providing the only scientifically designed, tested and proven formulations with all three carotenoids found in the eye, (Lutein, Zeaxanthin and Meso-Zeaxanthin). Our sharp focus and commitment to “Trust The Science” is driven by our desire to help improving and preserving vision as well as preventing and managing Age-Related Macular Degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in North America. Our products are distributed in Europe by MacuVision Europe under the brand MacuShield and in the rest of the world as MacuHealth with LMZ3™ (AMD, Night Vision and Glare) and ClearVision.PRO™ (for athletes, casual and professional and outdoors persons).

Industrial Orgánica (IOSA) is a worldwide company established since 1966, and is currently one of the leaders in providing the macular carotenoids from natural sources. IOSA are committed to research and innovation with the aim to produce compounds to promote health and wellbeing. IOSA are proud to be participating at the Macular Carotenoids 2015 research conference as the Headline Sponsor.

The third international Conference solely dedicated to the macular carotenoids - lutein, zeaxanthin and meso-zeaxanthin