ARVO 2019 Sneak Peek

USC Roski Eye Institute Sneak Peek at ARVO 2019


 
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Sunday, April 28, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

 
 

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Time Topic Speaker(s)
8:00am – 9:45am
Poster #’s B0401-0450
Moderator. Dry Eye Sarah Hamm-Alvarez, PhD; Humberto Hernandez, Tor Paaske
8:00am – 9:45am
Poster #B0418
Poster Presentation. Analysis of CD4+ T Cell Populations in Male NOD Mice Highlights the Potential of Local Administration of Cyclosporine A in the Treatment of Sjögren’s Syndrome Hao Guo, J. Andrew MacKay, PhD; Sarah Hamm-Alvarez, PhD
8:00am – 9:45am
Poster #A0600
Poster Presentation. Retinal Oxygen Delivery, Metabolism, and Extraction Fraction During Long-term Bilateral Common Carotid Artery Occlusion in Rats Sophie Leahy, James Burford, Shayan Farzad, Norman P. Blair, Mahnaz Shahidi, PhD
8:00am – 9:45am
Poster #B0447
Poster Presentation. Multivalent Lacripep Elastin-Like Polypeptide Fusions Initiate Calcium Signaling and Prosecretory Activity in Cells of the Ocular Surface System Changrim Lee, Maria Edman, PhD; Sarah F. Hamm-Alvarez, PhD; J. Andrew MacKay, PhD
8:00am – 9:45am
Poster #B0521
Poster Presentation. Depth-Dependent Analysis of Contact Lens-Assisted Corneal Cross-Linking by Brillouin Microscopy Hongyuan Zhang, Andre Piccinni, Mehdi Roozbahani, Oren Golan, Giuliano Scarcelli, J. Bradley Randleman, MD
1:00pm – 2:45pm
Poster #B0122
Poster Presentation. Electrical Fields Direct Retinal Ganglion Cell Axon Growth Kimberly Gokoffski, MD, PhD; Min Zhao
1:00pm – 2:45pm
Poster #A0487
Poster Presentation. Predictors of Non-Adherence to Follow-Up after Cataract Surgery: Results from the PCIOL Study Giannis Moustafa, Durga Borkar, Emily Eton, Nicole Koulisis, MD; Carolyn Kloek
1:00pm – 2:45pm
Poster #B0181
Poster Presentation. The Efficacy and Safety of Micropulse Photocyclophotocoagulation in the Treatment of Refractory Advanced Pediatric Glaucomas Bibiana Reiser, MD
2:05pm – 2:15pm
West 301
Workshop. CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing in the Treatment of Autosomal Dominant Retinitis Pigmentosa Hossein Ameri, MD, PhD
3:00pm – 4:45pm
Poster #A0029
Poster Presentation. Rates of Eye Care and Diabetic Eye Disease Among Patients with Newly-Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes and Medicare or Private Health Insurance William Gange, MD; Benjamin Xu, MD, PhD; Seth Seabury, PhD
3:00pm – 4:45pm
Poster #A0047
Poster Presentation. Prevalence and Risk Factors for DR in the African American Eye Disease Study Roberta McKean-Cowdin, Mina Torres, Bruce Burkemper, Alicia Fairbrother-Crisp, Xuejuan Jiang, PhD; Farzana Choudhury, Tien Wong, Rohit Varma
3:00pm – 4:45pm
Poster #A0034
Poster Presentation. Effect of Patient Adherence to Recommended Treatments on Functional Outcomes Following Off-Label Intravitreal Bevacizumab Injections for Diabetic Macular Edema John O’Fee, Eric Jung, Nadim Rayess, MD; Andrew Moshfeghi, MD, MBA

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Monday, April 29, 2019

Time Topic Speaker(s)
8:15am – 8:30am
East 1
Paper Presentation. MYCN Overexpression Induces Cone Precursor Proliferation and Tumorigenesis in Explanted Retinae Hardeep Pal Singh, Matthew Thornton, Brendan Grubbs, David Cobrinik, MD, PhD
11:15am – 1:00pm
Poster #A0074
Poster Presentation. An Improved Method of Measuring Sensory Eye Dominance Linus Amarikwa, Jacob Lifton, Marcello Maniglia, Aaron Seitz, Andrew A. Moshfeghi, MD, MBA
11:15am – 1:00pm
Poster #A0270
Poster Presentation. Retinal Vascular Reactivity in Diabetic Retinopathy Bright Senyo Ashimatey, Kyle Green, Zhongdi Chu, Ruikang Wang, MD; Amir Kashani, MD, PhD
11:15am – 1:00pm
Poster #A0259
Poster Presentation. Racial/Ethnic Differences in Macular Thickness in Healthy Eyes of Older, Multiethnic Minority Americans Xuejuan Jiang, PhD; Darryl Nousome, Roberta McKean-Cowdin, Bruce Burkemper, Mina Torres, Rohit Varma, MD, MPH
11:15am – 1:00pm
Poster #A0276
Poster Presentation. Effect of Body Position on Anterior Chamber Angle Dimensions Assessed by Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography Rafaella Penteado, Benjamin Xu, MD, PhD; Diya Yang, James Proudfoot, Remo Susanna, Robert N. Weinreb
4:00pm – 4:15pm
East Ballroom C
Paper Presentation. Promising New Gene Therapy for Optic Nerve Regeneration and Neuroprotection Margaret McDougal Runner, MD; Claire-Anne Gutekunst, Robert Gross
4:00pm – 5:45pm
Poster #A0413
Poster Presentation. Photoreceptor Survival Factor, Clusterin, is Enriched in Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Exosomes Shinwu Jeong, PhD; Andrew Vargas, Kyra Yamamoto, Eun-Jin Lee, PhD; Cheryl Mae Craft, PhD
4:00pm – 5:45pm
Poster #A0378
Poster Presentation. An Intraocular Pressure Predictive of High-Risk Histopathologic Features in Group E Retinoblastoma Eyes Mary Elizabeth Kim, Sona Shah, Emily Zolfaghari, Rima Jubran, Mark W. Reid, Jonathan Kim, MD; Jesse L. Berry, MD
4:00pm – 5:45pm
Poster #A0373
Poster Presentation. Tumor Size Criteria for Group D and E Eyes in the International Classification System for Retinoblastoma: Effect on Rates of Globe Salvage and High-Risk Histopathologic Features Sona Shah, Jonathan W. Kim, MD; Sarah Green, John O’Fee, Benita Tamrazi, Jesse L. Berry, MD
4:42pm – 5:03pm
East 11/12
Mini Symposium. Stem Cell-Based Therapy for Dry AMD Amir Kashani, MD, PhD

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Time Topic Speaker(s)
8:45am – 10:30am
Poster #A0368
Poster Presentation. Relating Retinal Vessel Oxygenation and Tortuosity at Progressive Stages of Diabetic Retinopathy Selin Auvazian, Preny Karamian, Jennifer Cano, Sophie Leahy, Amir Kashani, MD, PhD; Andrew A. Moshfeghi, MD, MBA; Hossein Ameri, MD, PhD; Norman P. Blair, Mahnaz Shahidi, PhD
8:45am – 10:30am
Poster #A0061
Poster Presentation. Co-Grafted Sheets of hESC Derived Retina Organoids and RPE Improve Vision Function in RCS Rats Bin Lin, Juan Carlos Martinez, MD; Dan Hong Zhu, David R. Hinton, MD, PhD; Mark Humayun, MD, PhD; Bryce McLelland, Robert Aramant, Magdalene J. Seiler, Biju Thomas, PhD
8:45am – 10:30am
Poster #A0060
Poster Presentation. hESC-Derived Retina Organoid Sheet Transplants Develop Photoreceptors, Connect with the Host Retina and Improve Visual Function in Immunodeficient RCS Rats Magdalene J. Seiler, Bin Lin, Bryce McLelland, Gabriel Nistor, Robert B. Aramant, Biju Thomas, PhD; Hans Keirstead
10:15am – 10:30am
West 211
Paper Presentation. Development of a Targeted Carrier for Rapamycin in a Murine model of Sjögren’s Syndrome Yaping Ju, Hao Guo, Frances Yarber, Maria Edman, PhD; Santosh Peddi, Srikanth Reddy Janga, John Andrew MacKay, PhD; Sarah Hamm-Alvarez, PhD
11:45am – 1:30pm
Poster #B0009
Poster Presentation. Normal Retinal Ganglion Cell (RGC) Production and Candidate Disease Associated Genes Identified in Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH) Jennifer Aparicio, Hannah Hopp, Laura Li, Kevin Stachelek, Narine Harutyunyan, David Craig, David Cobrinik, MD, PhD; Mark Borchert, MD
11:45am – 1:30pm
Poster #B0008
Poster Presentation. Diagnosis of Optic Nerve Hypoplasia and Vision Prognosis with Orbital MRI vs. Fundus Photography Pamela Garcia-Filion, Jacqueline Kruglyakova, Marvin Nelson, Mark Borchert, MD
11:45am – 1:30pm
Poster #A0114
Poster Presentation. Recovery of Retinal Oxygenation after MEMS Implant Activation Juan Carlos Martinez, MD; Nicholas Scianmarello, Colin A. Cook, Alejandra Gonzalez-Calle, Yu-Chong Tai, Mark S. Humayun, MD, PhD
11:45am – 1:30pm
Poster #B0494
Poster Presentation. Effect of Anterior Chamber Depth on Long-Term Endothelial Cell Density in Patients with Iris Fixed Phakic Intraocular Lenses Mehdi Roozbahani, Alaa Eldanasoury, Sherif Tolees, Christina Arana
2:45pm – 4:30pm
Room East 8 & 15
Moderator. Retinal Development Cheryl Craft, PhD; John Ash, Jefffrey Goldberg, Neena Haider
2:45pm – 4:30pm
Poster #B0554
Poster Presentation. Tear Biomarkers for Parkinson’s Disease in Basal versus Reflex Tears Maria C. Edman, PhD; Srikanth Reddy Janga, Daniel Freire, Danielle Feigenbaum, Wendy Mack, Curtis T. Okamoto, Mark F. Lew, Sarah Hamm-Alvarez, PhD
2:45pm – 4:30pm
Poster #B0553
Poster Presentation. The α1-Adrenergic Agonist, Phenylephrine, Increases Tear Cathepsin S Secretion through a Rab27a-Independent Pathway Runzhong Fu, Srikanth Reddy Janga, Maria Edman, PhD, Frances Yarber, Sarah Hamm-Alvarez, PhD

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Time Topic Speaker(s)
8:15am – 10:00am
Poster #A0346
Poster Presentation. Prevalence, Causes and Risk factors for Visual Impairment: The African American Eye Disease Study (AFEDS) Bruce Burkemper, Roberta McKean-Cowdin, Xuejuan Jiang, PhD; Mina Torres, Alicia Fairbrother-Crisp, Rohit Varma, MD, MPH
8:15am – 10:00am
Poster #A0361
Poster Presentation. Vision-Specific Quality of Life and Visual Field Loss in the African American Eye Disease Study Dominic Joseph Grisafe, Roberta McKean-Cowdin, Bruce Burkemper, Malcolm Barrett, Mina Torres, Alicia Fairbrother-Crisp, Xuejuan Jiang, PhD; Benjamin Xu, MD, PhD; Rohit Varma, MD, MPH
8:15am – 10:00am
Poster #A0548
Poster Presentation. Retinal Changes in Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease Alice Laughlin, John Ringman, Bright Senyo Ashimatey, Anoush Shahidzadeh, Amir H. Kashani, MD, PhD
8:30am – 8:45am
ARVO Ballroom
Paper Presentation. Systemic Determinants of Peripapillary Vessel Density in the African American Eye Disease Study Ryuna Chang, Andrew Nelson, Vivan LeTran, Brian Vu, Bruce Burkemper, Zhongdi Chu, Ali Fard, Amir Kashani, MD, PhD; Benjamin Xu, MD, PhD; Ruikang K. Wang, MD; Rohit Varma, MD, MPH; Grace Richter, MD, MPH
10:15am – 12:00pm
Poster #A0261
Poster Presentation. NCL is Implicated in the NXNL1 Gene Splicing and Leads to RdCVF Expression in Retinoblastoma Cell Lines Najate Ait-Ali, Frédéric Blond, Sunhye Lee, Sijia Wang, David Cobrinik, MD, PhD; Thierry D. Leveillard
10:15am – 12:00pm
Poster #A0242
Poster Presentation. Localization of Exon-Skipping RGR-D Opsin and C5b-9 Deposits in Bruch’s Membrane of Mice Xuan Bao, Zhaoxia Zhang, Fred N. Ross-Cisneros, Alfredo A. Sadun, Christopher Buser, Xiaohua Li, Mingwei Zhao, Henry KW Fong, PhD
10:15am – 12:00pm
Poster #A0241
Poster Presentation. Variation in Amount and Processing of Exon-Skipping RGR-d Opsin and Sensitivity to GW4869 Zhaoxia Zhang, Harold Kochounian, Henry KW Fong, PhD
10:15am – 12:00pm
Poster #A0381-A0404
Moderator. Retinal Prostheses Takashi Fujikado, Eberhart Zrenner, Mark Humayun, MD, PhD
10:15am – 12:00pm
Poster #A0193
Poster Presentation. Assessment of Retinal Hypoxia by Pimonidazole in Graded Hypoxic Rabbit Model Lihui Luo, Yu Chun Chen, Juan Carlos Martinez, MD; Amir H. Kashani, MD, PhD
10:15am – 12:00pm
Poster #A0397
Poster Presentation. Toxicity of Transition Metal Complex-based Nanophotoswitches in Retina Lan Yue, PhD; Yi Shi, Tai-Chi Lin, Melanie Pribisko, Robert Grubbs, Harry Gray, Robert Chow, Mark Humayun, MD, PhD
3:00pm – 4:45pm
Poster #B0419
Poster Presentation. Number of Anterior Segment OCT Images Required to Capture Anatomical Variations in Angle Closure Eyes: The Chinese American Eye Study. Charles DeBoer, MD, PhD; Jing Shan, MD, PhD; Anmol Pardeshi, Rohit Varma, MD, MPH; Benjamin Xu, MD, PhD
3:00pm – 4:45pm
Poster #B0016
Poster Presentation. Barriers to Treatment in Patients Newly Diagnosed with Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Matt Hill, Ibrahim Abbass, Vincent Garmo, Daniel Sheinson, Avanti Ghanekar, Andrew Moshfeghi, MD, MBA
3:00pm – 4:45pm
Poster #B0015
Poster Presentation. Adherence to Minimum Recommended Monitoring Protocols By Patients with Mild or Moderate Diabetic Retinopathy Andrew A. Moshfeghi, MD, MBA; Avanti Ghanekar, Vincent Garmo, Ibrahim Abbass
3:00pm – 4:45pm
Poster #B0488
Poster Presentation. Effect of Triplicate En Face Image Averaging on Radial Peripapillary Capillary Assessment in Glaucoma and Glaucoma Suspects using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Andrew Nelson, Zhongdi Chu, Ryuna Chang, Alena Reznik, MD, Benjamin Xu, MD, PhD; Ruikang K. Wang, Grace Richter, MD, MPH
3:00pm – 4:45pm
Poster #B0506
Poster Presentation. Ocular Determinants of Peripapillary Vessel Density in the African American Eye Disease Study Grace Richter, MD, MPH; Andrew Nelson, Bruce Burkemper, Ryuna Chang, Vivian LeTran, Brian Vu, Zhongdi Chu, Ali Fard, Amir Kashani, MD, PhD; Benjamin Xu, MD, PhD; Ruikang Wang, MD; Rohit Varma, MD, MPH
3:00pm – 4:45pm
Poster #B0471
Poster Presentation. Anatomical Variations of the Anterior Chamber Angle in Angle Closure Eyes Assessed by Anterior Segment OCT: The Chinese American Eye Study Jing Shan, MD, PhD; Charles DeBoer, MD, PhD; Anmol Pardeshi, Rohit Varma, MD, MPH; Benjamin Xu, MD, PhD
3:00pm – 4:45pm
Poster #B0373
Poster Presentation. Risk Factors for the Incidence of Uveitis in a National Medical Claims Database Brian Toy, MD; Youning Zhang, MD; Sarina Amin, MD; Narsing Rao, MD; Khristina Ipapo, Seth Seabury, PhD
3:00pm – 4:45pm
Poster #B0422
Poster Presentation. Differences in Anterior Chamber Angle Assessments Between Gonioscopy, EyeCam, and Anterior Segment OCT: The Chinese American Eye Study Benjamin Xu, MD, PhD; Anmol Pardeshi, Bruce Burkemper, Grace Richter, MD, MPH; Shan Lin, Roberta McKean-Cowdin, Rohit Varma,
MD, MPH
6:15pm – 7:45
East Ballroom B
Special Interest Group. Pathogenesis of TB-Associated Uveitis: Current Status and Future Directions Soumyava Basu, Narsing Rao, MD; Rina La Distia Nora

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Time Topic Speaker(s)
8:00am – 9:45am
Poster #A0574
Poster Presentation. The Effect of Reduced Oxygen Delivery and Metabolism on Electroretinogram B-Wave in Rats Nathanael Matei, James Burford, Sophie Leahy, Selin L. Auvazian, Biju Thomas, PhD; Norman P. Blair, Mahnaz Shahidi, PhD
8:00am – 9:45am
Poster #A0111
Poster Presentation. Effect of Indocyanine Green Concentration on Subfoveal Hyporeflective Space after Internal Limiting Membrane Peel for Macular Hole Surgery Sagar Patel, MD; Andrew Moshfeghi, MD, MBA; Ramon Lee, MD; Brian Do, MD
8:00am – 9:45am
Poster #A0600
Poster Presentation. Bevacizumab Diffusion Coefficient In Vivo Measurement of Rabbit Vitreous Humor with Fluorescein Labeling Anita Nikolova Penkova, Juan Carlos Martinez, MD; Mark Humayun, MD, PhD; Abegail Tadle, Ana Galesic, Alejandra Calle, PhD; Mark Thompson, Matthew Pratt, Satwindar Singh Sadhal
8:00am – 9:45am
Poster #A0575
Poster Presentation. Imaging of Retinal Oxygen Delivery and Metabolism in Diabetic Retinopathy Mahnaz Shahidi, PhD; Sophie Leahy, Selin L. Auvazian, Ou Tan, David Huang, MD, PhD; Amir H. Kashani, MD, PhD; Andrew A. Moshfeghi, MD, MBA; Hossein Ameri, MD, PhD; Norman P. Blair
8:00am – 9:45am
Poster #A0605
Poster Presentation. Super-Resolution Ultrasonic Microvessel Imaging for Retinal and Choroidal Blood Flow Measurement Xuejun Qian, Haochen Kang, Edward G. Grant, MD; Kirk Shung, Mark Humayun, MD, PhD; Qifa Zhou, PhD
8:00am – 9:45am
Poster #A0358
Poster Presentation. Parental Myopia and Myopia in 6- to 72-Month-old Multiethnic Children Rohit Varma, Kristina Tarczy-Hornoch, Susan Cotter, Saiko Matsumura, Saw Seang Mei, Paul Mitchell, Kathryn Rose, Xuejuan Jiang, PhD
10:15am – 12:00pm
Poster #B0113
Poster Presentation. Measuring the Incidence and Prevalence of Uveitis and Scleritis in a National Medical Claims Database Sarina Amin, MD; Seth Seabury, PhD; Narsing Rao, MD; Khristina Ipapo, Brian Toy, MD
10:15am – 12:00pm
Poster #B0133
Poster Presentation. Relationship of Epiretinal Membrane Formation and Macular Edema Development in Uveitic Eyes Debarshi Mustafi, MD, PhD; Brian Do, MD; Narsing Rao, MD

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