Leandro Teixeira

Dr. Teixeira is a Board Certified Veterinary Pathologist and an Assistant Professor at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison. His clinical and research interests include comparative ocular pathology, microscopic imaging (light and electron microscopy, multiphoton laser-scanning microscopy and computational image analysis) and extracellular matrix alterations in ocular disease. Other research interests include animal models of glaucoma, ocular immunopathology and morphology of ocular neovascular diseases.

Judith West-Mays

Dr. Judith West-Mays is a Professor in the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine and Assistant Dean of the Medical Sciences Graduate Program at McMaster University, Ontario, Canada. She is an experienced vision scientist who obtained her Ph.D.  from the School of Optometry at the University of Waterloo. She completed 3 years of Postdoctoral studies at Harvard Medical School and was recruited to McMaster in 2002 from the Tufts Center for Vision Research in Boston where she held a prestigious Career Award from Research to Prevent Blindness. Dr.