Symposium on pathogenesis of ocular infection highlight advances,spur new questions

May 5, 2003

Presentations during a Sunday symposium on "The Roles of HostImmune and Microbial Factors in the Pathogenesis of Ocular Infection"highlight the significant advances researchers have made in characterizingthe underlying cellular and molecular events involved in the developmentof microbial infections of the eye, but also point out how those findingspose further questions and new challenges for the future.