Macular Carotenoids and AMD Conference

8th - 10th July 2015

Downing College, Cambridge University, UK

How to get to Cambridge

Cambridge is easy to get to from central London and the rest of the country by train, coach or car. There is a regular train and coach service from London Stansted Airport, which is less than 30 miles, 48 km drive away. London Heathrow and Gatwick Airports are serviced by Regular National Express Coaches. Find out more by browsing the information below. Click here to see the location of Downing College on Google Maps

By Train

Cambridge is on the main train lines from London Kings Cross and London Liverpool Street. Downing College is situated about ¾ of a mile from the railway station and is served by regular buses and taxis. London Underground information can be found here. National Rail information can be found here, including timetables and tickets.

By Bus

National Express operates coach services to Cambridge from major towns & cities throughout the UK. There are frequent coach services from both Central London, and London Stansted Airport through to the city. The X5 cross county Stagecoach service links Oxford to Cambridge, via Bicester, Buckingham, Milton Keynes & Bedford. Cambridge’s main bus station, Drummer Street is only a 5 minutes walk from Downing College. Click here for the link to London Bus timetables and ticket information.

By Air

Cambridge is within easy reach of London Heathrow, London Gatwick & Birmingham International Airport. Cambridge Airport (CBG) is just 1.5 miles from the city centre. Buses to/from the airport operate up to every 10 minutes. London Stansted is the nearest large airport to Cambridge, located 30 miles to the south of the city, with easy access by train, coach, or car (M11). EasyJet and Ryanair fly from Stansted. London Luton is 40 minutes away by car and connects to Waterford, Ireland.

By Car

From M11 Junction 11 Northbound

Exit M11 Junction 11 and turn right at the roundabout. Follow signs to Cambridge go straight on for about 3 miles. At the two mini roundabouts go straight on at the first and turn right at the second. After 400 metres there is a large crossroads, on your right is a large church. Turn left at this junction (into Regent Street) and continue for 300 metres - you will see Downing College located on the left-hand side.

From A14 Huntingdon Southbound

Take A1307 to Cambridge from the A14 signposted City Centre. After 1 mile you will arrive at traffic lights and a large junction. Go straight on, and down the hill to another crossroad and turn right (Ring Road). Bear left at the mini-roundabout, continuing along the Backs of the colleges. Go straight on at the lights and left at the next roundabout. Follow the road straight on. You will come to a mini roundabout and go left here, then immediately right at a second mini-roundabout.

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