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ARVO 2021 Schedule for USC Roski Eye Institute

The USC Roski Eye Institute will be represented by faculty, residents, medical students, researchers and more at ARVO 2021. Topics branch across all sub-specialties of Ophthalmology. Learn more about each presentation by clicking on the names below:

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Xuejuan Jiang, PhD, Associate Professor of Research Ophthalmology and Preventive Medicine
Presentation Title: Relationship between Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness and Visual Field Loss in a Multiethnic Glaucomatous Population​ (Poster Presentation)
Time: 7:15 AM – 9:00 AM PDT

Jae Lee, Research Staff
Presentation Title: Longitudinal Changes in Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography (OCTA) Parameters Versus Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer (RNFL) in Glaucomatous and Non-glaucomatous Eyes (Poster Presentation)
Time: 7:15 AM – 9:00 AM PDT

Nasir Khan, Medical Student
Presentation Title: Systemic and Ocular Determinants of Macular Vessel Metrics in Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography (OCTA) 6×6 Scans in Healthy African Americans (Poster Presentation)
Time: 7:15 AM – 9:00 AM PDT

Alexander (Sasha) Vorperian, Medical Student
Presentation Title: Intrasession Repeatability and Intersession Reproducibility of Macular Vessel Parameters by Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography (Poster Presentation)
Time: 7:15 AM – 9:00 AM PDT
 

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Maggie Runner, MD, Clinical Resident
Presentation Title: Concurrent Acute Retinal Necrosis and Ocular Syphilis (Poster Presentation)
Time: 6:00 AM – 7:45 AM PDT

Leonid Zukin, MD, Clinical Resident
Presentation Title: Ocular Sequelae of Uveitis and Their Associated Risk Factors: A National Medical Claims Database Study (Poster Presentation)
Time: 6:00 AM – 7:45 AM PDT

Tyler Dowd-Schoeman, Medical Student
Presentation Title: Characterizing Intergroup Variation of Fundus Autofluorescence between Multiple Subtypes of Retinitis Pigmentosa (Poster Presentation)
Time: 6:00 AM – 7:45 AM PDT

Mary Liz Kim, Medical Student
Presentation Title: Aqueous Humor as a Liquid Biopsy for Uveal Melanoma (Poster Presentation)
Time: 6:00 AM – 7:45 AM PDT

Sona Shah, MD, Clinical Resident
Presentation Title: Uveal Lymphoma with Concurrent Endogenous Bacterial Endophthalmitis (Poster Presentation)
Time: 8:15 AM – 10:00 AM PDT
 

Monday, May 3, 2021

Pei-An Lo, Postdoc/Research Associate/Visiting Scholar
Presentation Title: Ultrasound-directed, Microbubble-assisted Crispr/Cas9 Delivery in RPE Cells (Poster Presentation)
Time: 8:15 AM – 10:00 AM PDT

Minchang Choi, PharmD, Graduate Student
Presentation Title: Changes in Expression of Regulators of Protein Phosphatase 2A are Observed in Lacrimal Gland from a Murine Model of Sjögren’s Syndrome (Poster Presentation)
Time: 8:15 AM – 10:00 AM PDT

Shruti Singh Kakan, Graduate Student
Presentation Title: Identification of miRNAs in Tears of a Murine Model of Sjögren’s Syndrome That May Represent Putative Diagnostic Biomarkers (Poster Presentation)
Time: 8:15 AM – 10:00 AM PDT

Charles DeBoer, MD, PhD, Clinical Resident
Presentation Title: Innovative Solutions to Improve Protection from Airborne Pathogens During Retinal Imaging and Examination (Poster Presentation)
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:15 PM PDT

Liya Xu, Research Staff
Presentation Title: Establishing the Clinical Utility of ctDNA Analysis for Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Treatment Monitoring of Retinoblastoma: The Aqueous Humor Liquid Biopsy (Poster Presentation)
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:15 PM PDT

Jasmeen Randhawa, Medical Student
Presentation Title: The Effects of Breastfeeding on Retinoblastoma (Poster Presentation)
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:15 PM PDT

Elyssa Wong, Medical Student
Presentation Title: Inter-eye genomic heterogeneity in bilateral retinoblastoma via aqueous humor liquid biopsy (Poster Presentation)
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:15 PM PDT
 

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Patrick Peng, Postdoc/Research Associate/Visiting Scholar
Presentation Title: Single Particle Analysis of Extracellular Vesicles in Aqueous Humor from Pediatric Diseased Eyes: A Pilot Study (Poster Presentation)
Time: 7:15 AM – 9:00 AM PDT

Ashley Polski, Medical Student
Presentation Title: Comprehensive Somatic Copy Number Analysis Using the Aqueous Humor Liquid Biopsy for Retinoblastoma (Paper Presentation)
Time: 7:15 AM – 8:45 AM PDT on Tuesday

Joseph Juliano, MD, Clinical Resident
Presentation Title: Acquired Vitelliform Macular Degeneration, Characteristics and Challenges of Managing Subretinal Fluid (Poster Presentation)
Time: 11:15 AM – 1:00 PM PDT
 

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Kimberly Gokoffski, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Presentation Title: A Minimally Invasive Approach to Electrically Stimulating the Optic Nerve to Direct Retinal Ganglion Cell Axon Regeneration (Poster Presentation)
Time: 6:00 AM – 7:45 AM PDT

Andrew Clark, MD, Clinical Resident
Presentation Title: Short Term Visual Outcomes with Extended Anti-VEGF Therapy Intervals for Macular Edema as a Result of the COVID-19 Pandemic (Poster Presentation)
Time: 11:45 AM – 1:30 PM PDT

Mansour Rahimi, Postdoc/Research Associate/Visiting Scholar
Presentation Title: Variability of Retinal Oxygen Metrics in Healthy and Diabetic Subjects (Poster Presentation)
Time: 11:45 AM – 1:30 PM PDT
 

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Bill Gange, MD, Clinical Resident
Presentation Title: Perifoveal Chorioretinal Atrophy Following Subretinal Voretigene Neparvovec-rzyl for RPE65-mediated Leber Congenital Amaurosis (Poster Presentation)
Time: 8:15 AM – 10:00 AM PDT

Nathanael Matei, Postdoc/Research Associate/Visiting Scholar
Presentation Title: Retinal Vascular Physiology Biomarkers in a 5XFAD Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease (Poster Presentation)
Time: 8:15 AM – 10:00 AM PDT

Farzan Abdolahi, Postdoc/Research Associate/Visiting Scholar
Presentation Title: Assessment of Physiological Changes in Retinal Capillary Blood Flow in the Healthy Human Retina Using OCTA (Paper Presentation)
Time: 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM PDT
 

Friday, May 7, 2021

Alice Shen, MD, Clinical Resident
Presentation Title: Anterior Segment Biometric Measurements Explain Misclassifications by a Deep Learning Classifier for Detecting Gonioscopic Angle Closure (Poster Presentation)
Time: 11:15 AM – 1:00 PM PDT

Javad Paknahad, Graduate Student
Presentation Title: Sensitivity of Retinal Bipolar Cells Response to Long Stimulus Pulse Durations in Epiretinal Prostheses (Paper Presentation)
Time: 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM PDT

Kendra Hong, Medical Student
Presentation Title: Hemiretinal Vessel Density Asymmetry Supplements Diagnostic Accuracy of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness for Glaucoma (Paper Presentation)
Time: 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM PDT

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