Resident and Fellow Research Day

Friday, April 21 at 8:00 am to 3:15 pm
Pomerantz Family Pavilion, Braley Auditorium
720 Melrose Avenue, Iowa City, Iowa

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8:00   Continental Breakfast

8:30   Welcoming Statements

8:35   Budd A. Tucker, Ph.D., Wynn Institute for Vision Research – Hot research topics

9:00 – 10:00   Scientific Papers, Residents, Session I | Braley Auditorium -----------------------------------

9:00   Aaron M. Ricca, sponsors, Elliot H. Sohn, Michael D. Abràmoff 
Night Driving Ability and Dark Adaptation in Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMA)

9:12   Brittni A. Scruggs, sponsors, Chunhua Jiao, Cathryn Cranston, Edwin M. Stone, Robert Mullins, Budd A. Tucker, Elliot H. Sohn
Optimizing Subretinal Injection Conditions for Retinal Gene and Stem Cell Therapy

9:24   Daniel C. Terveen, sponsors, Michelle R. Boyce, Jesse M. Vislisel, Kenneth M Goins, Mark A. Greiner
Refractive and Astigmatic Outcomes of Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) at a Tertiary Referral Center

9:36   Spenser J. Morton, sponsor, Michael D. Wagoner
Prevalence and Severity of Evaporative Dry Eye Syndrome after Cataract Surgery

9:48   Stephanie K. Lynch, sponsors, Abhay Shah, James C. Folk, Xiaodong Wu, Michael D. Abràmoff
Catastrophic Failure in Image-Based Convolutional Neural Network Algorithms for Detecting Diabetic Retinopathy


10:00 10:30   Morning Break        


10:30 – 11:30   Scientific Papers, Resident/Fellow, Session II | Braley Auditorium        

10:30   Tyler B. Risma, sponsors, Tony Klauer, Erin M. Shriver, Scott A. Larson
Diplopia After Orbital Trauma:   Predicting Need for Surgical Treatment

10:42   Johanna Beebe, sponsors, Randy H. Kardon, Aaron M. Fairbanks, Matthew J. Thurtell, Robert M. Mallery, Michael M. Wall
Visual Acuity at Different Thickness Levels of the Retinal Ganglion Cell Complex in Optic Neuropathies        

10:54   Shira S. Simon, sponsors, Cole A. Starkey, Michael M. Wall, Matthew J. Thurtell, Quentin Davis.
Reduction of the Photopic Negative Response of Retinal Ganglion Cells in Optic Neuropathy:  Assessment Using a New Portable Handheld Device

11:06   Elaine M. Binkley, sponsors, James C. Folk, D. Brice Critser, Ian C. Han, Michael D. Abràmoff
Imaging Vitreous Cell Using Coherence Tomography

11:18   Jason P. Kam, sponsor, John H. Fingert
The Myocilin GLN368 Stop Mutation in Normal Tension Glaucoma


11:30 12:30   Keynote Speaker: Elias Traboulsi | Braley Auditorium


12:30-1:30   Buffet Luncheon | Melrose Conference Room 1 and 2


1:30   Robert F. Mullins, M.S.,Ph.D., Wynn Institute for Vision Research – Hot Research Topics

1:55 – 3:00   Fellow Scientific Papers, Fellows, Session III | Braley Auditorium     

1:55   Orwa Nasser, sponsor, Scott A. Larson
The Healing Process of Extra Ocular Muscles and Adnexa After Eye Muscle Surgery

2:07   Maria A. Foley, sponsors, Nasreen A. Syed, Erin M. Buckingham, Matthew J. Thurtell, Charles Grose, Randy H. Kardon
Re-assessment:  Does Herpes Zoster Cause Giant Cell Arthritis

2:19   Michelle R. Boyce, sponsors, Kenneth M. Goins, Mark A. Greiner
Fibrin Formation in DMEK Surgery

2:31   James J. Peairs, sponsors, James C. Folk, Michael D. Abràmoff
OCT – Neuroretinal and Outer Retinal Contributions to Visual Loss in Ocular Inflammatory Disease     

2:43   Christine Clavell, reserach update 


2:45-3:00   Faculty Meeting/Judging For Research Day Awards