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May 1959

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AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1959;61(5):840-843. doi:10.1001/archopht.1959.00940090842018

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International Society for Clinical Electroretinography Formed.  —During the International Congress of Ophthalmology held in Brussels in September, 1958, an International Society for Clinical Electroretinography (ISCERG) was organized. The objective of the Society is to promote the work in clinical electroretinography by preparing and conducting meetings and symposia, by establishing a central bibliography distributed regularly to the members, and by suggesting a standardization of the instrumentation and procedure in clinical electroretinography and of the recording and measurement of clinical electroretinograms.The work of the Society will be carried out by a Central Board of Officers, a General Committee, and an Advisory Board.The officers of the Society are as follows: President: G. Karpe (Stockholm); Vice-Presidents: A. Franceschetti (Geneva) and J. François (Ghent); Secretary-General: H. E. Henkes (180 Schiedamsevest, Rotterdam, Netherlands); Secretary for the Western Hemisphere: H. M. Burian (Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospitals, Iowa City); Treasurer: W. Straub (Universitäts-Augenklinik,

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