Macular Carotenoids and AMD Conference

8th - 10th July 2015

Downing College, Cambridge University, UK


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Downing College Accommodation

There is availability to book accommodation at Downing College during your time at the Conference. This can be booked within the Registration Link on the Home Page of the website. Click here to be directed straight to the conference registration page. Please note that these rooms are limited, so ensure you book early. There are three room options in Downing Collge:

Superior Single, Superior Double and Superior Twin rooms: The Superior rooms in the Kenny Buildings, Howard Lodge & N staircase have been furnished to hotel standard and boast a private bathroom with toiletries, superior furnishings, a luxury welcome tray and TV facilities. The rooms in Howard Lodge have recently been refurbished to a high standard offering double-bedded accommodation. Click here for accommodation prices.

There is alternative accommodation available for the duration of the conference in Cambridge. The booking of this accommodation is not available on our website however you can find a listing of hotels, guesthouses and self catering accommodation by clicking on the links.

Access to Downing College

Access to Downing College is via the Main Entrance on Regent Street. For security reasons, the pedestrian gate is closed at 11.00pm (sometimes earlier, depending on external activity). Access after this time is via the Porters’ Lodge, by ringing the bell.

Availability of Bedrooms & Departure Times

Rooms are normally available to guests from 2.00pm on their day of arrival, and must be vacated by 9.30am on the day of departure. A luggage room is available on request.

College Lawns

The College tradition is that only the Master and Fellows of the College may walk on the lawns. The Paddock, situated to the south of the Main Court, is available for informal ball games and relaxation. Benches are provided for your comfort.

Alternative Accommodation

If you prefer to stay elsewhere in Cambridge, there are many quality hotels, guesthouses and self catering accommodation located in Cambridge city and its surrounds. You can find a listing of hotels, guesthouses and self catering accommodation by clicking on the links.

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