Kellogg Eye Center at the ARVO 2017 Annual Meeting

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Saturday, May 6, 2017

Time Title Number Location KEC Presenters
9:00am – 9:20am Tapping into Health Care Claims Databases to Learn About Ocular Diseases Education Course Room 307 Joshua Stein
9:20am – 9:40am Clinical Registries and 'Big Data' Education Course Room 307 Paul Lee
10:00am – 10:30 am An Automatic Image Processing System for Optic Nerve Head Screening Using Fundus Images Imaging in the Eye Conference TBA Ahmed Almazroa


Sunday, May 7, 2017

Time Title Number Location KEC Presenters
8:30am – 10:15am Reduced foveal thickness correlates with depressed foveal visual function in eyes with diabetic retinopathy A0171 Exhibit/Poster Hall Jose Davila, James Bavinger, Grace Dunbar, Maxwell Stem, Vinicius M. de Castro, Thomas Gardner
8:30am – 10:15am The Rat Retina Exhibits High Level of mTOR Complexes B0277 Exhibit/Poster Hall Mandy Losiewicz, Lynda Elgahzi-Cras, Patrice Fort, Steven Abcouwer, Thomas Gardner
8:30am – 10:15am Ocular Toxicity Profile of Novel PI3K/MEK Dual Inhibitor B0282 Exhibit/Poster Hall Andrew Smith, Mercy Pawar, Cagri Besirli
8:30am – 10:15am The Basal Membrane of Mouse RPE Contains a Unique Anion Channel with a High Permeability to Thiocyanate B0259 Exhibit/Poster Hall Xu Cao, Bret Hughes
1:30pm – 3:00PM Pizza with the Experts: Connecting Clinical Practice and Research    Room 328 Thomas Gardner
1:30pm – 3:15pm Cataract surgery in the National Health and Aging Trends Study B0604 Exhibit/Poster Hall Brian Stagg, Maria Woodward
1:30pm – 3:15pm Development of a Concise Patient-Reported Outcome Measure for Cataract Surgery in South India B0613 Exhibit/Poster Hall Charles Frank, Josiah Smiley, Hong-Gam Le, Brian Stagg, RD Ravindran, Jonathan Trobe, Joshua Stein, Joshua Ehrlich
1:30pm – 3:15pm Importance of Checking for Active Autoimmunity in Genetically-Confirmed Retinal Dystrophy Patients B0111 Exhibit/Poster Hall Athanasios Karoukis, Enayat Nikoopour, Mohammad Othman, Maria Fernanda Abalem, Thiran Jayasundera, Kari Branham, John Heckenlively
1:30pm – 3:15pm Contribution of Th1 and Th17 Cell Responses toward Recoverin Retinal Autoantigen to the Pathogenesis of Autoimmune Retinopathy B0095 Exhibit/Poster Hall Enayat Nikoopour, Cheng-mao Lin, John Heckenlively
3:15pm – 5:00pm Comparison of automated and expert human grading of diabetic retinopathy using smartphone-based retinal photography B0406 Exhibit/Poster Hall Tyson Kim, Patrick Li, Leslie Niziol, Jose Davila,  David Musch, Maria Woodward, Yannis Paulus
3:15pm – 5:00pm Automated Quantification of Subcellular Structures in the RPE: Lipid Droplets, Autophagic Vacuoles, and Lipofuscin B0297 Exhibit/Poster Hall Feriel Presswalla, Qitao Zhang, David Zacks, Debra Thompson, Jason Miller


Monday, May 8, 2017

Time Title Number Location KEC Presenters
8:30am – 10:15am Testosterone replacement and its association with central serous chorioretinopathy B0183 Exhibit/Poster Hall Vaidehi Dedania, David Zacks
8:30am – 10:15am Natural History and Effect of Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitor Use in X-Linked Retinoschisis B0171 Exhibit/Poster Hall Thiran Jayasundera
8:30am – 10:15am Niacin (nicotinic acid) may reduce the risk of iris neovascularization in CRVO, and may show reversibility of effect when discontinued B0381 Exhibit/Poster Hall Yannis Paulus
8:30am – 10:15am Common pathogenic role of inflammation in retinal diseases Mini
  Steven Abcouwer
8:30am –
Precision medicine for vitreoretinal lymphomas: new routes to targeted therapies from liquid biopsies 1251 Room 321 Rajesh Rao, Hakan Demirci, Mark Johnson
9:54am – 10:10am Effect of diabetes on resolution of inflammation and repair of the inner blood-retinal barrier following ischemia-reperfusion injury 1184 Ballroom 1 Steven Abcouwer
11:00 am –
11:15 am
The Extent to Which Medicare Beneficiaries Receive Eye Care Services Exclusively By Ophthalmologists or Optometrists – A Comparison of All 50 States 1616 Room 309 Michael Huvard, David Sanders, Chris Andrews, Manjool Shah, Joshua Stein
11:00am – 12:45pm Algorithmic Analysis of Vitreous Hyperreflective Foci in OCT Scans of Patients with Uveitis as a Correlate of Inflamation and Visual Acuity B0338 Exhibit/Poster Hall Edward Korot, Vaidehi Dedania, Thiran Jayasundera, Grant Comer, David Antonetti
11:00am – 12:45pm αA-crystallins attenuate endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress in retinal neurons but not in glia A0362 Exhibit/Poster Hall Anne Ruebsam, Angela Myers, Patrice Fort
11:00am – 12:45pm Retinoic acid regulates collagen alpha chains associated with Sticklers syndrome in the zebrafish cranial neural crest A0209 Exhibit/Poster Hall Antionette L. Williams
11:00am – 12:45pm Retinoic acid maintains the structure and function of aqueous outflow pathways in the adult zebrafish eye A0210 Exhibit/Poster Hall Bahaar Chawla, William Swain, Brenda Bohnsack
3:45pm –
Lipid Handling by RPE Predicts Certain Features of Age-Related Macular Degeneration B0247 Exhibit/Poster Hall Qitao Zhang, Feriel Presswalla, David Zacks, Debra Thompson, Jason Miller
3:45pm –
Effect of Latanoprost on Aqueous Humor Dynamics with an Objective Method of Episcleral Venous Pressure Measurement in Normal Eyes A0160 Exhibit/Poster Hall David Reed, Sayoko Moroi


Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Time Title Number Location KEC Presenters
8:30am – 10:15am Diabetes hinders resolution of inflammation and reestablishment of the inner blood-retinal barrier following retinal ischemia-reperfusion injury A0061 Exhibit/Poster Hall Sumathi Shanmugam, Cheng-mao Lin, Dejuan Kong, Heather Hager, David Antonetti, Steven Abcouwer.
8:30am – 10:15am Using Kalman Filtering to Personalize the Monitoring of Persons with Normal Tension Glaucoma

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B0473 Exhibit/Poster Hall Chris Andres, Joshua Stein
8:30am – 10:15am An ancestral mutation in SAG (S-antigen visual arrestin-1) is a common cause of autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa in Hispanics B0090 Exhibit/Poster Hall  John Heckenlively
8:30am – 10:15am Signal interaction between Norrin and VEGF promotes blood-retinal barrier restoration A0053 Exhibit/Poster Hall Monica Diaz Coranguez, Chengmao Lin, David Antonetti
8:30am – 10:15am Identification of pathogenic mutations in patients with inherited retinal dystrophies using whole genome sequencing B0081 Exhibit/Poster Hall Kari Branham, John Heckenlively
9:00am – 9:15am Hyperautophagy in response to protein misfolding contributes to photoreceptor cell death in Pro23His-rhodopsin mice 2487 Room 314 Jingyu Yao, Lin Jia, Eric Frontera, Naheed Khan, Debra Thompson, David Zacks
11:00am – 12:45pm Peripheral pigmented lesions in Stargardt disease B0395 Exhibit/Poster Hall Maria Fernanda Abalem, Peter Yu Cheng Zhao, Daniel Nadelman, Cynthia Qian, Kari Branham, Dana Schlegel, Naheed Khan, John Heckenlively, Thiran Jayasundera
11:00am – 12:45pm Integrated photoacoustic microscopy and optical coherence tomography for in vivo imaging of choroidal neovascularization

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B0018 Exhibit/Poster Hall Chao Tian, Aghapi Mordovanakis, Madison Tarnowski, Arjun Ponduri, Yannis Paulus
11:00am – 12:45pm Progressive Loss of Rod Sensitivity in Patients with Autosomal Dominant Retinitis Pigmentosa (adRP) due to RHO Pro23His Mutation B0392 Exhibit/Poster Hall John Heckenlively
11:00am – 12:45pm Optical coherence tomography examination of the retinal pigment epithelium and vitelliform lesions in Best vitelliform macular dystrophy B0362 Exhibit/Poster Hall Cynthia Qian, Cameron Strong, Timothy Steffens, Thiran Jayasundera, John Heckenlively
11:00am – 12:45pm Fundus Findings Associated with Complications in X-Linked Retinoschisis B0393 Exhibit/Poster Hall Abigail Fahim, Taylor Blachley
11:00am – 12:45pm Functional Complaints of Patients Seeking Low Vision Services in Tamil Nadu, India B0435 Exhibit/Poster Hall Gabrielle Shaughness, Brian Stagg, Joshua Ehrlich
12:15pm – 12:30pm Ocular neural crest cells are less sensitive to ethanol than craniofacial neural crest in a zebrafish model of fetal alcohol syndrome 3004 Room 321 Jessica Eason, Antionette L. Williams, Bahaar Chawla, Christian Apsey, Brenda Bohnsack
3:45pm – 5:30PM Paraprofessionals’ perceptions of a brief, glaucoma-specific motivational interviewing training program B0509 Exhibit/Poster Hall Olivia Killeen, Paula Anne Newman-Casey
3:45pm – 5:30PM Macular Choroidal Thickness in Unilateral Commotio Retinae B0304 Exhibit/Poster Hall Philip Lieu
3:45pm – 5:30PM Automated analysis of corneal ulcer from external photography of the eye A0381 Exhibit/Poster Hall Tapan Patel, Nita Valikodath, Maria Woodward
3:45pm – 5:30PM Comparison of Prices of Glaucoma Medications, Laser Trabeculoplasty, and Incisional Glaucoma Surgery in 20 Countries

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B0518 Exhibit/Poster Hall Peter Zhao, Alan Robin, Joshua Stein
3:45pm – 5:30PM Limitations of Portable Cameras for Detecting Anterior Segment Pathology

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A0394 Exhibit/Poster Hall Maria Woodward, Leslie Niziol, David Musch, Paul Lee
3:45pm – 5:30PM Trends and Predictors of Depression among Participants in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study (CIGTS)

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B0512 Exhibit/Poster Hall David Musch, Leslie Niziol,


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Time Title Number Location KEC Presenters
8:30am – 10:15am Lack of Raptor in the neural retina causes abnormalities in retinal vascular development, disorganization of retinal lamination and loss of visual acuity B0027 Exhibit/Poster Hall Dejuan Kong, Heather Hager, Lynda Elghazi-Cras, Xuwen Liu, Patrice Fort, Thomas Gardner, Steven Abcouwer
8:30am – 10:15am Overexpression of ELOVL4 stabilizes tight junctions and prevents VEGF-induced vascular permeability in diabetic retina and retinal cells B0007 Exhibit/Poster Hall Xuwen Liu, David Antonetti
8:30am – 10:15am Rap1 activation promotes vascular blood-retinal barrier B0021 Exhibit/Poster Hall Carla Jhoana Ramos, Xuwen Liu, Chengmao Lin, David Antonetti
8:30am – 10:15am Gap-junction networks of intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells (ipRGCs) B0243 Exhibit/Poster Hall Xiwu Zhao, Kwoon Wong
9:15am – 9:30am Rare variants in methionine synthase reductase are associated with iridociliary cysts 3819 Room 321 Lev Prasov, Sarah Garnai, Sayoko Moroi, Frank Rozsa, Victor Elner, Julia Richards
11:00am – 11:15am Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System Post-Approval US Cohort 1 Year Outcomes 4264 Hall G Thiran Jayasundera
11:00am- 12:45pm Role of Statins in the Development and Progression of Open-Angle Glaucoma B0314 Exhibit/Poster Hall Nidhi Talwar, Joshua Stein
11:45am – 12:00pm OCT Characteristics Among Subjects Implanted with the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System; the Argus II OCT Study Group  4267 Hall G Thiran Jayasundera
11:45am – 12:00pm Prosthetic Replacement of the Ocular Surface Ecosystem (PROSE) for the Treatment of Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency 4241 Ballroom 2 Christopher Hood, Karen Deloss, Kyeong Hwan Kim
1:25pm – 1:40pm Idea to patents: project to company Workshop Room 309 David Zacks
3:45pm – 5:30pm Designing a portable automated system for continuously measuring patient wait times, a quality improvement approach to improving glaucoma care B0598 Exhibit/Poster Hall John Musser, Amitava Shee, Long Zhang, Leslie Niziol, Abhilash Rao, David Burke, Nish Patel, Shivani Kamat, Manjool Shah, Steve Gendler, Amy Cohn, Paula Anne Newman-Casey
3:45pm – 5:30pm Usability testing of a smartphone-based retinal camera among new users in the primary care setting A0357 Exhibit/Poster Hall Patrick Li, Tyson Kim, Jose Davila, John Gosbee, Yannis Paulus
3:45pm – 5:30pm Diabetes impairs central macular function and structure B0473 Exhibit/Poster Hall Katherine Joltikov, Vinicius de Castro, Jose Davila, Rohit Anand, Sami Khan, Neil Farbman, Thomas Gardner
3:45pm – 5:30pm The Effect of a Brief, Glaucoma-Specific Motivational Interviewing Training Program on Patient Satisfaction and Glaucoma Self-Management B0597 Exhibit/Poster Hall Olivia Killeen, Paula Anne Newman-Casey
3:45pm – 5:30pm Lean evaluation of glaucoma clinic wait times to inform the development of an educational intervention

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B0601 Exhibit/Poster Hall Nish Patel, Casey Scavone, John Musser, Leslie Niziol, Abhilash Rao, Elizabeth Olin, Amy Cohn, Shivani Kamat, Manjool Shah, Paula Anne Newman-Casey
3:45pm – 5:30pm A Comparison of Performance of Therapeutic Procedures by Ophthalmologists and Optometrists in States with Expanded Scope of Practice

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B0620 Exhibit/Poster Hall David Sanders, Alan Sugar, Joshua Stein
3:45pm – 5:30pm Large Geographic in Rates of Visits to the Emergency Department for Ocular Problems Among 306 US Communities

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B0636 Exhibit/Poster Hall V Swetha Jeganathan, Maria Woodward, Brian Stagg, Nidhi Talwar, Joshua Stein
3:45pm – 5:30pm A Comparison Of Resource Use And Costs For Patients Who Are Newly Diagnosed With Exfoliation Syndrome Glaucoma Versus Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma B0599 Exhibit/Poster Hall Chris Andrews, Joshua Stein
3:45pm – 5:30pm Have the CATT Trial Results and Introduction of Aflibercept to the Marketplace Influenced Utilization of Bevacizumab and Ranibizumab for Retinal Diseases? B0622 Exhibit/Poster Hall Stephen Armenti, Joseph Grubbs, Vaidehi Dedania, Nidhi Talwar, Julie Rosenthal, Joshua Stein
3:45pm – 5:30pm The Impact of Vision Loss on Healthcare Use by Medicare Beneficiaries Following Hospital Discharge

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B0626 Exhibit/Poster Hall Paul Lee, Nidhi Talwar, Joshua Stein
3:45pm – 5:30pm Thermal Sclerostomy Outcomes in a Retrospective Cohort

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B0349 Exhibit/Poster Hall Nathan Liles, Sophia Wang, Joshua Stein, Paul Lichter
3:45pm – 5:30pm Variability in Corneal Ulcer Measurements

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A0095 Exhibit/Poster Hall Nita Valikodath, Maria Woodward
3:45pm – 5:30pm Agreement between droopy eyelid diagnoses made by in-person examination compared to analysis of digital images A0338 Exhibit/Poster Hall Pimkwan Jaru-ampornpan, Taylor Blachley, Shannon Joseph, Victor Elner, Alon Kahana, Hakan Demirci, David Musch, Raymond Douglas, Christine Nelson
3:45pm – 5:30pm MRI findings in patients with acute optic neuritis. A prospective study A0364 Exhibit/Poster Hall Terry Smith
4:30pm - 4:45pm eQUEST: The eSight QUality of life and Efficacy STudy 4764 Room 308 Lindsay Godsay, Ashley Howson, Thiran Jayasundera
8:00pm – 10:00pm ARVO Classical Concert at Hilton Baltimore Hotel

Andrew Anderson's Three Shakespeare Sonnets, II:  Those lips that Love's own hand did make
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Ballroom Holiday 6
Dana Schlegel, Kwoon Wong
8:00pm – 10:00pm ARVO Classical Concert at Hilton Baltimore Hotel

Johann Sebastian Bach's Ich esse mit Freuden, BWV 84
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Ballroom Holiday 6
Dana Schlegel
8:00pm – 10:00pm ARVO Classical Concert at Hilton Baltimore Hotel

Franz Liszt's Mephisto Waltz No. 1
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Ballroom Holiday 6
Kwoon Wong
8:00pm – 10:00pm ARVO Classical Concert at Hilton Baltimore Hotel

Antonin Dvorak's Piano Quintet No 2, Op 81, I: Allegro ma non tanto
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Ballroom Holiday 6
Kwoon Wong


Thursday, May 11, 2017

Time Title Number Location KEC Presenters
8:30am – 10:15am Eye Dynamics & Engineering Network (EDEN) Consortium: Study Design and Baseline Description B0433 Exhibit/Poster Hall Sayoko Moroi, David Reed, Diana Burnett, Jesse Gilbert, Tyler Kristoff, David Musch
8:30am – 10:15am Characterization of the Response of Microglia in a Rodent Model of Retinal Detachment B0535 Exhibit/Poster Hall Bing Ross, Jingyu Yao, Sumathi Shanmugam, Steven Abcouwer, David Zacks
8:30am – 10:15am Diabetes Reduces Phosphorylation in Human Retina of αA-crystallin on T148, a Site Regulating its Protective Function in Neurons and Glia B0076 Exhibit/Poster Hall Patrice Fort, Anne Ruebsam, Yang Shan
11:30am – 1:15pm Microperimetry as a Screening Test for Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity B0473 Exhibit/Poster Hall Naheed Khan, Husam Alghanem, Leslie Niziol, David Musch, Thiran Jayasundera
11:30am – 1:15pm Photo-mediated ultrasound therapy as a novel method to selectively treat eye vasculature

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B0783 Exhibit/Poster Hall Yannis Paulus, Haonan Zhang, Jia Li, Zizhong Hu, Aghapi Mordovanakis
11:30am – 1:15pm Computer Adaptive Contrast Sensitivity Testing in Macula-involving Retinal Detachment and Central Serous Retinopathy  B0670 Exhibit/Poster Hall Merina Thomas, Gina Yu, Katherine Joltikov, Vinicius M. de Castro, David Zacks
11:30am – 1:15pm Geographic Variation, National Trends, and Characteristics of Patients Receiving Co-Managed Cataract Surgery B0263 Exhibit/Poster Hall Nakul Shekhawat, Chris Andrews, Joshua Vrabec, Joshua Stein
12:00pm – 12:15pm Mmp-9 regulates proliferation and photoreceptor regeneration in the zebrafish 5569 Ballroom 1 Nicholas Silva, Laura Kakuk-Atkins, Peter Hitchcock
1:00pm – 1:15pm Inheritance Pattern Prediction of Retinal Dystrophies: A Machine-Learning Model 5586 Ballroom 4 Dana Schlegel, Thiran Jayasundera



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