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2016 OMIG Meeting Agenda

Ocular Microbiology and Immunology Group
50th Annual Meeting
October 14, 2016
Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago

Anat Galor, MD and Bradley Fouraker, MD

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6:45 a.m. Registration
7:30 a.m. Introduction by Moderators
7:35 a.m.

2015 Harry Hirsch Leiter Award Recipient:
Daniel Choi MD, presenting on behalf of Kimberly D. Tran, MD
Epidemiology of Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus: Recurrence and Chronicity

7:43 a.m.

1. Magnusiomyces Capitatus Associated Fungal Keratitis: A Case Report of an Emerging Fungal Pathogen
Ankit Shah, MD

7:51 a.m.

2. Sensitivity and Specificity of Laser In Vivo Confocal Microscopy for Diagnosis of Fungal Keratitis
Ahmad Kheirkhah, MD

7:59 a.m. 3. Positive Repeat Fungal Culture on Day 6 Predicts Poor Clinical Outcome in Fungal Keratitis:
A Secondary Analysis of the MUTT 1 Randomized Clinical Trial

Peter A Ryg, MD
8:07 a.m.

4. Rose Bengal-Mediated Photodynamic Antimicrobial Therapy: A Novel Adjunct Treatment for Resistant Fusarium Keratitis
Neda Nikpoor, MD

8:15 a.m. 5. Epidemiological Analysis of Non-Fusarium Contact Lens-Related Microbial Keratitis During the Worldwide ReNu-Related Fusarium  Keratitis Event of 2004-2006
John D Bullock, MD
8:23 a.m. 6. Positive Donor Rim Cultures and Post-keratoplasty Endophthalmitis in Ontario Donor Corneas
Rahul A Sharma, MD
8:31 a.m. 7. A Case of Endophthalmitis after Bilateral Medial Rectus Recession
Sagar B Patel, MD
8:39 a.m. 8. Meropenem as a Treatment for Nocardia Scleritis
Ghulam Dastgir, MD
8:47 a.m. 9. Time-Kill Comparison of Povidone Iodine to Hypochlorous Acid Against Endophthalmitis Isolates
of Staphylococci

Matthew Klocek, MD
8:55 a.m. 10. Release of Moxifloxacin from Corneal Collagen Shields
Siwei Zhou, MD
9:03 a.m. 11. Sustained Release of Moxifloxacin by Intracameral Cross-linked Collagen Droplets
Richard A Eiferman, MD
9:11 a.m. 12. Antimicrobial Silk Ocular Drug Delivery Implant for Chronic Posterior Segment Diseases
Irmgard Behlau, MD
9:19 a.m. BREAK
9:35 a.m. 13. A Single Thermo-Responsive Drop Containing Microspheres Loaded with Moxifloxacin Prevents Endophthalmitis in a Rabbit Model
Eric G Romanowski, MS
9:43 a.m 14. Serratia marcescens Induced Corneal Epithelial Cell Blebs are Mediated by a Type V Secretion System
Robert MQ Shanks, PhD
9:51 a.m. 15. Insight Into the Corneal Wound Healing Response: Transcriptomic and Metabolomic Analysis of Corneal Epithelial Cells Challenged by Bacteria
Kimberly Brothers, PhD
9:59 a.m. 16. Human Cornea Hosts Resident Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells That May Mediate Corneal Angiogenic Privilege
Arsia Jamali, MD, PhD
10:07 a.m. 17. Bilateral Anterior Uveitis as Complication of Programmed Death-Ligand Inhibitor Chemotherapeutic Agents
Shruti Aggarwal, MBBS
10:15a.m. 18. Signs of Sjögren's Syndrome and Symptoms of Dry Eye: Which Predict Depression?
John Gonzales, MD
10:23 a.m. 19. In Vivo Confocal Microscopy Demonstrates Diagnostic Utility in the Differentiation of Patients with Corneal Neuropathic Pain from Dry Eye Disease
Hamid-Reza Moein, MD
10:31 a.m. 20. Longitudinal Molecular Analysis of Microbial and Viral DNA in Blepharitis
Russell N. Van Gelder, MD, PhD
10:39 a.m.

21. Herpes Simplex Keratitis in a Healthy 4-Week-Old
Gerald W Zaidman, MD

10:47 a.m. 22. Virucidal Activity of Purell Hand Sanitizer Against Adenovirus In Vitro
Jason Hooton, MD
10:55 a.m. 23. Association of Clinical Outcomes with Molecular Adenoviral Species in Acute Keratoconjunctivitis
Cecilia S Lee, MD
11:03 a.m. 24. Medical Complications and Healthcare Utilization Associated with Herpes Zoster
Edmund Tsui, MD
11:15 a.m. Thygeson Lecture: Pink Eye and the Evolution of New Human Adenoviruses
James Chodosh, MD, MPH
David Glendenning Cogan Professor of Ophthalmology in the Field of Cornea and External Disease, Harvard Medical School Director of Education and Fellowship Training, Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service, Mass. Eye and Ear, Boston Massachusetts
Director, Ocular Burn Service, Mass. Eye and Ear
Director, Boston Keratoprosthesis Clinical Programs, Mass. Eye and Ear
Associate Director, Infectious Disease Institute, Mass. Eye and Ear
Associate Director, Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service, Mass. Eye and Ear
Past President, Ocular Microbiology and Immunology Group
12:00 p.m. Closing Comments and Awards
12:15 p.m.

Business Luncheon

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