April 30, 2009

Kellogg Eye Center at ARVO 2009

Educational Course


Session: Cell Signaling Pathways in Ocular Development and Tumor Formation
Saturday, May 2, 2009 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Clinical manifestations of hedgehog signaling abnormalities: Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome
A. Kahana
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Keynote Address


Fifth Annual ARVO/Pfizer Ophthalmics Research Institute
Friday, May 1, 2009
Epidemiology of the Corneal Dystrophies - Defining the Scope of the Problem - Prevalence and Financial Impact
D.C. Musch
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Moderator


Poster Session: Retina-Macular Diseases Except AMD
Sunday, May 3, 2009, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
M.W. Johnson
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Poster Session: Retina-Retinal Dystrophy
Thursday, May 7, 2009 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm
J.R. Heckenlively
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Paper Session


Session: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Genetics and Biochemistry of Animal Models of Retinal Diseases
Monday, May 4, 2009, 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
New Insight Into the Function of the Leber Congenital Amaurosis-Causing Gene RDH12
A. Kasus-Jacobi1, D.A. Thompson2, M.A. Babizhayev3,4, L.D. Marchette1
1Ophthalmology, Univ of Oklahoma Hlth Sci Ctr, Oklahoma City, OK; 2Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 3Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Disorders, Moscow, Russian Federation; 4Innovative Vision Products, Inc., County of New Castle, DE

Session: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Genetics and Biochemistry of Animal Models of Retinal Diseases
Monday, May 4, 2009, 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Wnt-frizzled Signaling in Retinal Optic Disc Formation and Adult Retina Degeneration

C. Liu1, Y. Wang2A, A. Rattner2A, J. Nathans2A,2B, A. Swaroop1,3
1Neurobiology Neurodegeneration & Repair Laboratory (N-NRL), National Eye Institute, Bethesda, MD; AMolecular Biology and Genetics, BHoward Hughes Medical Institute, 2Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; 3Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Factors Influencing Information Flow Through the Retina
Monday, May 4, 2009 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
AMPA- and NMDA-receptor-mediated Responses in Off Alpha Retinal Ganglion Cells Encode Different Ranges of Visual Contrast
M. Manookin, M. Weick, J.B. Demb
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Glaucoma-Progression in Glaucoma
Tuesday, May 5, 2009 8:30 am - 10:15 am
Longitudinal Change in Mood Indicators in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study (CIGTS)
H.D. Jampel1, K.D. Frick2, N.K. Janz3, D.C. Musch4, Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study
1Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Inst, Baltimore, MD; 2Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; 3Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI; 4Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Eye Movements, Strabismus, Amblyopia & Neuro-Ophthalmology-Extraocular Muscles and Nystagmus
Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Retinoic Acid Regulates Orbital Development and Extraocular Muscle Organization in Zebrafish

A. Kahana1, F. Elsaeidi1, D. Demiri1, B.L. Bohnsack1, A.-A. Calinescu1, D. Goldman2
1Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 2Biochemistry, Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscscience Institute, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Photoreceptors and Transduction
Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Integrity and Ciliary Localization of the RPGR-SMC Protein Complex Are Critical for Normal Photoreceptor Function
C.A. Murga-Zamalloa1, R.A. Rachel2, A. Swaroop2, H. Khanna1
1Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 2Neurobiology, Neurodegeneration & Repair laboratory, National Eye Institute, Bethesda, MD

Session: Clinical & Epidemiologic Research-Healthcare Delivery, QOL, and Pediatrics
Thursday, May 7, 2009, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Development of a Decision Analytic Model of Changes in Mean Deviation in People With Glaucoma---A Merger of Data From the CIGTS, OHTS, and AGIS Trials
S.M. Kymes1, S.V. Kotak2, D.L. Lambert1, D.L. Stwalley1, C.J. Siegried1, P.L. Lee3, D.C. Musch4, C.A. Johnson5, J. Fain6, M.O. Gordon1
1Ophthal/Vis Science, Washington Univ Sch of Med, St Louis, MO; 2Global Outcomes Research, Pfizer, New York, NY; 3Ophthalmology, Duke University, Durham, NC; 4Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 5Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; 6Ophthalmics, Pfizer, Chicago, IL

Poster Session


Session: Angiogenesis and Antiangiogenic Drugs
Sunday, May 3, 2009, 8:30 am - 10:15 am
FGFR1 Mediates the Inhibitory Action of Octreotide in hRPE Cells
J. Mackovjak1, P. Kothary2, M. Del Monte2
1Ophthalmology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI; 2Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Retinal Imaging and Image Processing
Sunday, May 3, 2009, 8:30 am - 10:15 am
Unusual Autofluorescence in a Case of Cancer Associated Retinopathy (CAR)
A.H. Moosavi1, N. Okhravi2, J.B. Ruddle1, R.J. Hanson1, P.J. Foster3, J.R. Heckenlively4, C. Simpson5, G.E. Holder3
1Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, United Kingdom; 2Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital & UCL Institue of Ophthalmology, London, United Kingdom; 3Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital & UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London, United Kingdom; 4Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 5Pathology, Bronglais Hospital, Wales, United Kingdom.

Session: Retinal Cell Biology-Diabetic Retinopathy Mechanisms
Sunday, May 3, 2009, 8:30 am - 10:15 am
Retinal Microvascular KATP Channels: Redox Regulation, Spermine Modulation and Diabetic Alteration
M. Fukumoto, E. Ishizaki, D.G. Puro
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Clinical & Epidemiologic Research-Glaucoma
Sunday, May 3, 2009, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
The Association Between Glaucoma and Death
P. Newman-Casey1, J.D. Stein1, L.M. Niziol2, B. Gillespie2, D.C. Musch3
1Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 2School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 3Department of Ophthalmology and School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Cornea/Retina-Laser Refractive Surgery
Sunday, May 3, 2009, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Dry Eyes and Corneal Sensation After LASIK With the IntraLase® Femtosecond Laser: Effect of Hinge Position, Hinge Angle, and Flap Thickness
A.Y. Li1A, S. Dutta1B, D.C. Musch1C, R. Shtein1B, S.I. Mian1B
AMedical School, BDepartment of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, CEpidemiology, 1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Retinal Cell Biology/Retina-Progress in Neuroprotective Therapies for Retinal Degenerations
Sunday, May 3, 2009, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Müller Cell/Microglia Interactions in CNTF-Mediated Photoreceptor Neuroprotection
V.P. Sarthy1, W. Xu1, V. Dudley1, M. Brooks2, R. Khanna3, J. Roger2, A. Swaroop2
1Ophthal-Feinberg Med Sch, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL; 2Neurobiology, Neurodegeneration and Repair Lab, National Eye Institute, Bethesda, MD; 3Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Retinal Cell Biology/Retina-Progress in Neuroprotective Therapies for Retinal Degenerations
Sunday, May 3, 2009, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Inhibition of Retinal Detachment Induced Apoptosis in Photoreceptors by a Small Peptide Inhibitor of the FasR/FasL Death Receptor Pathway
C.G. Besirli, Q.-D. Zheng, D.N. Zacks
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Retina-Macular Diseases Except AMD
Sunday, May 3, 2009, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Anti-retinal Pigment Epithelium Antibodies in Acute Exudative Polymorphous Vitelliform Maculopathy
L. Koreen, S. He, J.R. Heckenlively, M.W. Johnson
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Eye Movements, Strabismus, Amblyopia & Neuro-Ophthalmology/Retina-Strabismus Surgery
Sunday, May 3, 2009, 2:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Pseudo-Brown’s Syndrome With Superior Rectus Muscle Recession: A New Complication of Vertical Muscle Surgery
J.A. Galvin, S.M. Archer
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Visual Neurophysiology/Retina-Retinal Ganglion Cells: Structure, Function & Development
Monday, May 4, 2009, 8:30 am - 10:15 am
Intrinsic Mechanisms for Contrast Adaptation in Alpha (y-type) Retinal Ganglion Cells
M. Weick, M.B. Manookin, J.B. Demb
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Genetics: Age-related Macular Degeneration
Monday, May 4, 2009, 8:30 am - 10:15 am
Genome Wide Association Study (GWAS) of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
A. Swaroop1A,2A, W. Chen2B, D. Stambolian3, K.E. Branham2C, M. Othman2C, E.Y. Chew1B, J.Heckenlively2C, N. Tosakulwong4, A.O. Edwards4, G. Abecasis2B
AN-NRL, BEpidemiology, 1NEI NIH, Bethesda, MD; AOphthalmology and Human Genetics, BBiostatistics, CDepartment of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 2University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 3Ophthalmology and Human Genetics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 4Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Session: Retinal Cell Biology/Retina-RPE Biology
Monday, May 4, 2009, 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Effect of PEDF on Glucose Stimulated VEGF-R2 Synthesis in Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells

D.S. Kasprick, P.C. Kothary, M.A. Del Monte
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Cornea-Keratoplasty
Monday, May 4, 2009, 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Keratoplasty: A Pilot Clinical Trial
S. Dutta, R.M. Shtein, A. Sugar, S. Mian
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Genetics I-Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Monday, May 4, 2009 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Disease-causing Copy Number Variants (CNVs) in Genes Associated With Autosomal Recessive Retinal Degeneration
S.J. Bowne1A, L.S. Sullivan1A, D.K. Wheaton2, D.G. Birch2, J.R. Heckenlively3, S.P. Daiger1A,1B
AHuman Genetics Center, BDepartment of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 1Univ. of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX; 2Anderson Research Center, Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, TX; 3Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Genetics
Monday, May 4, 2009, 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Identification of KLHL7 as a Novel Gene for adRP
J.S. Friedman1, N. Waseem2, M.J. Brooks1, K. Branham3, T. Hugosson4, J.R. Heckenlively3, S.P. Daiger5, S.S. Bhattacharya2, S. Andreasson4, A. Swaroop1,3
1NNRL, NIH/ NEI, Bethesda, MD; 2Department of Molecular Genetics, Institute of Ophthalmology, London, United Kingdom; 3Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 4Department of Ophthalmology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden; 5Human Genetics Center, The University of Texas Health Science Center, University of Texas, Houston, TX

Session: Biochemistry/Molecular Biology-Genetics
Monday, May 4, 2009 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Targeted High-Throughput DNA Sequencing for Gene Discovery in Retinitis Pigmentosa
S.P. Daiger1, S.J. Bowne1, L.S. Sullivan1, D.G. Birch2, J.R. Heckenlively3, E.A. Pierce4, L. Ding5, E.J. Sodergren5, R.S. Fulton5, G.M. Weinstock5
1Human Genetics Center, School of Public Health, Univ. of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX; 2Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, TX; 3Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI4Scheie Eye Institute, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; 5Genome Sequencing Center, Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO

Session: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Age-related Macular Degeneration
Monday, May 4, 2009, 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Biochemical and Functional Studies of ARMS2, A Mitochondrial Protein Strongly Associated With Susceptibility to Age-Related Macular Degeneration
A. Kanda1,2, A. Estrada-Cuzcano2, D. Hajkova3, M. Miyagi3, A. Swaroop1,2
1NEI/NIH, Bethesda, MD; 2Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 3Department of Pharmacology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Session: Biochemistry/Molecular Biology-Genetics
Monday, May 4, 2009 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Effect of PEDF on Glucose Stimulated VEGF-R2 Synthesis in Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells
D.S. Kasprick, P.C. Kothary, M.A. Del Monte
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Immunology/Microbiology-Infection and Immunity: Animal Studies
Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 8:30 am - 10:15 am
Two Mouse Models of Autoimmune Retinopathy (AIR)
Y. Lu, L. Jia, G. Grahek, N. Khan, J.R. Heckenlively
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Lens-Modifying Agents Used in Cataract Surgery
Tuesday, May 5, 2009 8:30 am - 10:15 am
The Effects of Systemic α1-Adrenoreceptor Antagonists on Pupil Diameter
A. Wu1, G. Wilkes2, J.I. Finkelstein3A, D.C. Musch3A, J.T. Wei3B, T.M. Cooney3A
1University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI; 2California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA; ADepartment of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, BDepartment of Urology, 3University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Retina Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Non-photoreceptor)
Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 8:30 am - 10:15 am
Mertk Interactions With SH2-Domain Proteins in the Retinal Pigment Epithelium
S.J. Shelby1A, D.A. Thompson1B
ABiological Chemistry, BDepartment of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, 1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Retina Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Non-photoreceptor)
Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 8:30 am - 10:15 am
Expression of KCNQ and KCNE Proteins in Bovine Retinal Pigment Epithelium
X. Zhang1, B.A. Hughes2
1Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 2Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Biochemistry/Molecular Biology-Retina/RPE: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
The Ras/Raf Signaling Pathway Mediates PEDF Synthesis in Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells
N.N. Doshi, P.C. Kothary, M.A. Del Monte
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Retina/RPE: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Cross-Talk Between the ERK Kinase and Adenyl Cyclase Signaling Pathways in Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Synthesis
P.C. Kothary, S.K. Gupta, M.A. Del Monte
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Biochemistry/Molecular Biology-Genotype/Phenotype: Age-related Macular Degeneration
Tuesday, May 5, 2009 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Localization and Functional Characterization of Mdm1 Retinal Transcript Associated With Age-Related Retinal Degeneration
N. Dobri1, K.Y. Yasumura2, M.V.R. Chavali1, B. Chang3, R. Ayyagari1
1Ophthalmology, UCSD, La Jolla, CA; 2Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 3Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

Session: Retina-Inflammation, Retinitis, Endophthalmitis
Tuesday, May 5, 2009 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Intraocular Toxicity of Daptomycin: A Broad-spectrum Antibiotic for Drug-resistant, Gram-positive Infections
G.M. Comer1A, J.B. Miller1B, N.W. Khan1A, G. Scott1A, V.M. Elner1A, D.N. Zacks1A
ADepartment of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, BSchool of Medicine, 1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Visual Neurophysiology-Electrophysiology of Retinal Disease in Animal Models
Tuesday, May 5, 2009 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Aberrant Slow Wave (Slow PIII) Component Superimposed on a Normal b-wave, Accounts for the Abnormal Electroretinogram in the mdxCv3 Mouse
B.R. Pattnaik1A,2, D.G. Green3, D.-A.M. Pillers1B,2
APediatrics, Ophthalmology and Visual Sci, BPediatrics, 1Univ of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; 2UW Eye Research Institute, Madison, WI; 3Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Complex Genetics and Positional Cloning
Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Interaction of RPGR With Selected BBS Proteins Is Perturbed in Retinal Ciliopathies
H. Khanna1, E. Oh2, A. Estrada1, S. He1, A. Karoukis1, M. Othman1, J.R. Heckenlively1, N. Katsanis2, A. Swaroop3
1Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 2McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; 3Neurobiology, Neurodegeneration & Repair Laboratory, National Eye Institute, Bethesda, MD

Session: Immunology & Microbiology-Genes, Cytokines, Immunity and Degeneration
Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Autoimmune Disorders Are Very Common in Family Members of Patients With Autoimmune Retinopathy: Car, Mar, and Typical Non-paraneoplastic Autoimmune Retinopathy
J.R. Heckenlively1, J. Oversier1, H. Ferreyra2, T. Jayasundera1, K. Branham1
1Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 2Ophthal, UCSD, San Diego, CA

Session: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Eye Development
Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 8:30 am - 10:15 am
Midkine-a and Midkine-b Regulates Neurogenesis and Neural Differentiation in the Retina of Zebrafish
J. Luo, A.-A. Calinescu, P.F. Hitchcock
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Eye Development
Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 8:30 am - 10:15 am
Determining the Mechanism by Which PITX2 Regulates Expression of the Downstream Effector kk2
P.J. Gage, M. Qian, C. Kuang
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Clinical & Epidemiologic Research-Glaucoma
Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 8:30 am - 10:15 am
Co-administration of Topical and Oral β-blockers in Patients with Glaucoma: Quantifying a Potentially Inappropriate Practice Pattern in a Large U.S. Managed-care Network
C. Rodarte, J.D. Stein, D.C. Musch
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Genetics-Genotype-Phenotype Correlations
Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 8:30 am - 10:15 am
Phenotype - Genotype Correlation in Patients With Retinal Degenerations
H.V Gudiseva1, R.G. Weleber2, K. Branham3, A. Villanueva4, N.B. Stover5, M. Greve6, R. Caruso7, J.R. Heckenlively3, I.M. MacDonald8, R. Ayyagari1
1Jacobs Retina Center-Ophthal, Univ of California-San Diego, La Jolla, CA; 2Ophth & Molecular Med
Genetics, Casey Eye Institute-OHSU, Portland, OR; 3Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 4Ophthalmology, Virtual Eye Care MD, Mexico City, Mexico; 5Ophthalmic Genetics, Casey Eye Institute-OHSU, Portland, OR; 6Ophthalmology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada; 7NIH, National Eye Institute, Bethesda, MD; 8Ophthalmology, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada

Session: Retinal Cell Biology/Retina /Visual Neurophysiology-Mechanisms of Photoreceptor Degeneration
Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Apoptosis in the nm3342 Mouse Model of Retinal Degeneration
D.M. Wu1, J. Zheng1, D.G. Puro1, N.L. Hawes2, B. Chang3, J.R. Heckenlively1, D.N. Zacks1
1Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 2Neurobiology, The Jackson Laborotory, Bar Harbor, ME; 3Neurobiology, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

Session: Retinal Cell Biology/Retina/Visual Neurophysiology-Mechanisms
Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Search for Interactors of Retinal Degeneration 3 (RD3)
D.S. Krauth1, J.S. Friedman1, A.E. Cuzcano2, A. Swaroop1
1Neurobiology Neurodegeneration & Repair, NEI/NIH, Bethesda, MD; 2Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, and Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Eye Movements, Strabismus, Amblyopia & Neuro-Ophthalmology-Amblyopia
Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
The Pupil in Suppression and Amblyopia
E.P. Herlihy1, S.M. Archer2
1Pediatric Ophthalmology, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA; 2Pediatric Ophthalmology, University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Retinal Cell Biology/Retina-Stem Cell II: Toward Therapy
Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Subretinal Transplantation of Rod Precursors in the Retinal Degeneration 9 (rd9) Mouse
J. Yao1, H. Khanna1, B. Chang2, J.R. Heckenlively1, A. Swaroop3, D.N. Zacks1
1Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 2Department of Ophthalmology, Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME; 3Neurobiology Neurodegeneration & Repair Laboratory, National Eye Institute, Bethesda, MD

Session: Retinal Cell Biology-Diabetic Retinopathy Mechanisms
Thursday, May 7, 2009, 8:30 am - 10:15 am
The Raf Pathway Mediates Insulin Stimulated VEGF Synthesis in Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells
J.A. Conley, P.C. Kothary, M.A. Del Monte
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Biochemistry/Molecular Biology-Photoreceptors: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Thursday, May 7, 2009 8:30 am - 10:15 am
Promoter Analysis of the Genes Encoding Human and Mouse RDH11 and RDH12
K.L. Feathers1A, J.A. David1B, J.D. Chrispell1B, D.A. Thompson1A,1B
ADepartment of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, BBiological Chemistry, 1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Photoreceptors: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Thursday, May 7, 2009, 8:30 am - 10:15 am
Genome-Wide Analysis of Target Genes for Nrl in Developing and Mature Retina
H. Hao1, D. Kim1, M. Brooks1,2, R. Khanna2, M. Othman2, K. Johnson3, R. Cojocaru1, A. Swaroop1
1Neurobiology, Neurodegenertion & Repair Lab, NEI, Bethesda, MD; 2Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 3NINDS, Bethesda, MD

Session: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Photoreceptors: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Thursday, May 7, 2009, 8:30 am - 10:15 am
Molecular and Functional Changes Associated With Normal Aging in the Retina
J.R. Chang1, S.K. Parapuram2, R. Khanna2, M. Brooks1, R. Cojocaru1, N. Khan2, J. Nellissery1, J. Roger1, A. Swaroop1
1Neurobiology, Neurodegeneration and Repair Laboratory, National Eye Institute, Bethesda, MD; 2Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Anatomy & Pathology-Lymphoma and Others
Thursday, May 7, 2009, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Frequency of Non-diagnostic Conjunctival Map Biopsies for Sebaceous Carcinoma Correlates with Disease Severity and Recurrence
I.V. Koreen, C.C. Nelson, B.R. Frueh, V.M. Elner
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Anatomy & Pathology-Lymphoma and Others
Thursday, May 7, 2009, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Non-Invasive Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Angiography is a Useful Tool in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Orbital Vascular Lesions
B.L. Bohnsack1A, R.I. Cho1A, A. Sanchez-Castellanos1A, H. Parmar1B, J.J. Gemmete1B, C.C. Nelson1A, A. Kahana1A
ADepartment of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, BNeuroradiology, 1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Glaucoma/Immunology/Microbiology-Risk Factors, Biomarkers, and Blood Flow
Thursday, May 7, 2009 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty (ALT) after Initial Medicine or Surgery in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study (CIGTS): Predictive Factors and Need for Further Intervention
D.C. Musch1A, L.M. Niziol1A, B.W. Gillespie1B, G.L. Skuta2, P.R. Lichter1A
ADepartment of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, BBiostatistics, 1Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 2Ophthalmology, Univ of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK

Session: Retina / Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Vitreoretinal Surgery
Thursday, May 7, 2009, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Complication Rates After Pars Plana Vitrectomy Among Medicare Beneficiaries
H.M. Grabe1, J.D. Stein1, D.N. Zacks1, D. Grossman2, M.W. Johnson1, F.A. Sloan2
1Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; 2Center for Health Policy, Duke University, Durham, NC

Session: Retina / Biochemistry & Molecular Biology-Vitreoretinal Surgery
Thursday, May 7, 2009, 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Management of Giant Retinal Tears With Vitrectomy in Phakic Patients

J.A. Kozak, S.J. Saxe, D.N. Zacks
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Session: Retinal Cell Biology/Retina-Müller Cells and Microglia: Regulate Retinal Protection and Injury
Thursday, May 7, 2009, 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm
Peripapillary “Dark Choroid Ring” on Fluorescein Angiography Is a Good Diagnostic Sign in Advanced Stargardt Disease
K.T. Jayasundera, W.R. Rhoades, K. Branham, J.R. Heckenlively
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Workshops


Session: Clinician Scientist Forum - Pitfalls to Avoid for Developing Clinician-Scientists
Tuesday, May 5, 2009, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Why Be A Clinician-Scientist: Is This Really For Me?
D.N. Zacks
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

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