Publications & Presentations

Publications

  1. Kang K, Tarchick M, Yu X, Beight C, Bu P, Yu M.  Carnosic acid slows photoreceptor degeneration in the Pde6brd10 mouse model of retinitis pigmentosa.  Scientific Reports 6, 22632 (2016) doi: 10.1038/srep22632
  2. Means JC, Gerdes BC, Kaja S, Sumien N, Payne AJ, Stark DA, Borden PK, Price JL, Koulen P. Caspase-3-Dependent Proteolytic Cleavage of Tau Causes Neurofibrillary Tangles and Results in Cognitive Impairment During Normal Aging. Neurochem Res. In press.
  3. Richter F, Koulen P, Kaja S. N-Palmitoylethanolamine Prevents the Run-down of Amplitudes in Cortical Spreading Depression Possibly Implicating Proinflammatory Cytokine Release. Sci Rep. 2016, 6: 23481.
  4. Hakkarainen JJ, Reinasalo M, Ragauskas S, Seppanen A, Kaja S, Kalesnykas G. Acute cytotoxic effects of marketed ophthalmic formulations on human corneal epithelial cells. Int. J. Pharm. 2016, 511:73-78
  5. Ni A, Yang T, Mesnard-Hoaglin N, Gutierreza R, Stubbs Jr. EB, McGuire S, Sanders V, Jones K, Foecking E, and Xin J. Th17 cell response in SODG93A mice following motor nerve injury. Mediators Inflamm. 2016, 2016: 1-7.
  6. Stubbs Jr. EB. Exorcising Autoimmunity. Atlas of Science. February 15, 2016.
  7. Omer Iqbal, Jenna E. Aziz and Salim Aziz.  Personalized Anticoagulant Therapy.  Biochemistry Society, February 2016.
  8. Omer Iqbal, Bramble W, Ottman A, O’Malley P, Gaynes J, De Alba F, Gaynes B, Fareed J, Bouchard CS.  Aspirin and its Metabolites Enhance the Expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cell Cultures – Implications in the Pathophysiology of Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Int J. Ophthalmol Eye Res 03(7), 115-120, 2016.
  9. John T, Kuizin G, Kim AJ, Tighe S, Cheng A, Sheha H: Spontaneous restoration of corneal clarity after graft displacement following Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK): a case report. .  J Cataract Refract Surg 2016 (Submitted).
  10. Vasavada A, John T, Patel A, Singh M, Nath V, Sheha H, Cheng AM: Effect of Trypan Blue on Descemet's Membrane Elasticity. Ophthalmology 2016 (Submitted).
  11. Chaku M, Netland PA, Ishida K, Rhee DJ:Risk factors for tube exposure as a late complication of glaucoma drainage implant surgery.  Clin Ophthalmol. 2016 Mar 30;10:547-53
  12. Pervan C, Lautz J, Blitzer A, Langert K, Stubbs Jr EB, "Rho GTPase signaling promotes constitutive expression and release of
    TGF-b2 by human trabecular meshwork cells." Experimental Eye Research 146 (2016) 95-102

Published Abstracts

  1. Pervan CL, Lautz JD, and Stubbs Jr. EB. Rho GTPase-mediated activation of the MAP kinase pathway facilitates TGF-β2 dependent ET-1 expression. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2016.
  2. Lautz JD, Pervan CL, and Stubbs Jr. EB. TGF-β2 perturbation of the Kallikrein-Kinin system in human trabecular meshwork cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2016.

ARVO Annual Meeting

  1. Truong A, Thompson J,  Stern H, Verdier D, Johnson P, Lubeck D, Djalilian A, Cortina M, Gaynes B, Bouchard, C.  A multicenter-Study Evaluating the Indications and Outcomes of Repeat Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty. ARVO abstract #D0160, Seattle, WA  2016.
  2. Kaja S, Koulen P, Puranen J, Ragauskas S. A topically delivered synthetic metalloporphyrin SOD mimetic improves hallmarks of dry-eye disease pathology.  ARVO abstract #D0105, Seattle, WA, 2016.
  3. Oppenneer K, Labrum A, Pusateri G, Jay W. Accessibility Features of the Apple Watch: a Performance Survey Within the Low Vision Community.  ARVO abstract #D0128, Seattle, WA, 2016.
  4. Kalesnykas G, Ragauskas S, Kaja S, Tanila H, Leionen H. Age-related differences in light sensitivity in BALB/c mice. ARVO abstract #B0210, Seattle WA, 2016.
  5. Robie L, Brown M, Waldman R, Grillo S, Qureshi N, Kaja S, Koulen P. Altered proteasome subunit expression correlates with vision loss in a preclinical glaucoma model. ARVO abstract #D0101, Seattle, WA, 2016.
  6. Cunningham C, Sahni S, Farahani M, Thomas C, Anderson-Nelson S, Raiji V, Skondra D. Conversion to Aflibercept for Diabetic Macular Edema Unresponsive To Bevacizumab in Chicago Cook County Health System. ARVO abstract #B0309, Seattle, WA, 2016.
  7. Patel R, Zaffer A, Ramic A, Preston K, Gaynes B, Stefonowicz C. Functional Correlates of Intrinsically Photosensitive Retinal Ganglion Cells among Individuals Exposed to Cocaine. ARVO abstract #D0026, Seattle, WA, 2016.
  8. Holland S, Gange W, Stoddard A, Sandhur J, de Alba F. Impact of Axial Length on Diabetic Retinopathy ARVO abstract #B0291, Seattle, WA, 2016.
  9. Gaynes B, Tidow-Kebritchi S, Joy C, Filip P, Burke L, Balasubramanian N, Schmeling M. In Situ Deposition of Heavy Metals in the Lens of the Human Eye.  ARVO abstract#A0149, Seattle WA, 2016.
  10. Elsiddig E, Gange W, Borys E, Bouchard C.  Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Associated with Systemic Elastin Disease? ARVO abstract#C0004, Seattle WA, 2016.
  11. Becker M, Kirk C, Narala R, Kuma S, Adams W, Bouchard C. Lax Eyelid Syndrome, Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS), and Ocular Surface Inflammation. ARVO abstract#A0036, Seattle WA, 2016.
  12. Park P, Gange W, Flood M, Perlman J, McDonnell J, Qiao L, Tan Z, Bu P. Protection of retinal function by nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors following retinal ischemic-reperfusion injury. ARVO abstract#D0272, Seattle WA, 2016.
  13. Somogyi M, Yoo D, Shayesteh Y. Referral Patterns and Outcome Trends of Temporal Artery Biopsies. ARVO abstract#B0220, Seattle WA, 2016.
  14. Sullivan B. Resident Surgeon Efficiency in Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery. ARVO abstract#D0306, Seattle WA, 2016.
  15. Ziniauskaite A, Ragauskas S, Puranen J, Haapaniemi A, Kalesnykas G, Kaja S. Restasis® prevents lacrimal gland pathology in the novel SiccaSystemTM standardized experimental platform for experimental dry-eye disease research.  ARVO abstract#A0036, Seattle WA, 2016.
  16. Pervan C, Lautz J, Stubbs E. Rho GTPase-mediated activation of the MAP kinase pathway facilitates TGF-β2 dependent ET-1 expression. ARVO abstract#D0172, Seattle WA, 2016.
  17. Lautz J, Pervan C, Stubbs E. TGF-β2 Perturbation of the Kallikrein-Kinin System in Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells. ARVO abstract#D0183, Seattle WA, 2016.
  18. Iqbal O, Brambl W, Bouchard C. The role of Transforming growth factor beta 2 (TGF-beta 2) in the pathogenesis of keratoconus. ARVO abstract#A0174, Seattle WA, 2016.
  19. Sullivan, BR and Pittner, AC.  Resident Surgeon Efficiency in Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery.  ARVO Abstract #944   Seattle, WA, 2016.

Other Abstracts

  1. Guschin A., NANOS, Crum, A Simbu Ptosis: Drooping lids in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea.
  2. Guschin A., IAPB (October 2016) Proof of Concept: High-Volume Skills-Transfer Oculoplastic Surgical camp in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea.
  3. Sullivan, BR and Pittner, AC.  Resident Surgeon Efficiency in Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery.  Abstract #944 presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.  May 1-5, 2016.  Seattle, WA.  USA.
  4. Rockwell A, Husak VA, Kaja S. Delta-tocotrienol protects optic nerve head astrocytes from oxidative insult. Society for Neuroscience Chicago Chapter Annual Meeting, April 8, 2016, Chicago, IL.
  5. Kaja S, Tsai S-Y, Rockwell A, Savarese E, Rao V, Simmons W H, Kartje GL. The aminopeptidase P2 inhibitor, ST115, improves functional outcomes after experimental stroke. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting 2016, San Diego, CA (Program no. 604-4096).
  6. Kaja S, Tsai S-Y, Rockwell A, Savarese E, Rao V, Simmons  WH, Kartje GL. The apstatin analog, ST115, reduces retinal ganglion cell loss after ischemia/reperfusion injury. XXII Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Eye Research 2016, Tokyo, Japan

Organized Conferences

  1. Stubbs Jr. EB. First Annual Skowron Eye Research Symposium. Biomechanics of Ocular Disease. Symposium Chair and Organizer, Loyola University Chicago. May 25, 2016.

 Book Chapters 2016

Charles Bouchard, MD

  1. Bouchard, CS. "The Role of Lax Eyelids in Ocular Surface Disease", Ocular Surface Disease: A Case Based Update in the Diagnosis and Managment
  2. Jessica Ciralsky, Edward Lai, George O. Waring III (deceased) & Charles S. Bouchard. "A Matrix of Pathologic Responses in the Cornea" in Cornea, Fourth Edition, Krachmer JH, Mannis MF, and Holland EJ, eds., Mosby-Year Book, Inc. St. Louis, MO, 2016.

Evan Stubbs, PhD

  1. Stubbs Jr. EB.Isoprenylation of monomeric GTPases in human trabecular meshwork cells. Methods in Molecular Biology, 2016, submitted.

Thomas John, MD

  1. Gomes RLR, John T, Kenyon KR: Clinico-Pathology of Corneal Endothelial Diseases. In Agarwal and Kim (Eds.): Endothelial Keratoplasty. Publisher Thieme 2016 (In Press).

Anna Gushchin, MD

  1. Gushchin A, Tabin G, Ruit S Chapter 11: SICS and Conversion to ECCE in Phacoemulsification and Intraocular Lens Implantation: 2nd Edition. William Fishkind ed (in press). Thieme.

Presentations

Charles Bouchard, MD

  1. “Medical & Surgical Management of Severe Ocular Surface Disease”, ISEPS-COS Joint Conference Program, Chicago. IL, March 2016.
  2. "Instrument Handling in Ophthalmology", Northwestern University Annual Phacoemulsification Course, Chicago, IL,  September 10, 2016.
  3. "Ocular Manifestations of Sleep Apnea", JCAHPO Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL , October 16, 2016.

Ping Bu, MD

  1. Development of therapeutic approaches for retinal ischemia, Jining Medical University, Jining, China, February 29, 2016.
  2. Diabetic Eye Diseases (Diabetic Retinopathy), Tianjin Eye Hospital, Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China, March 3, 2016.

Meenakshi Chaku, MD

  1. "Glaucoma Associated with Systemic Disease, Drugs; Pediatric Glaucoma", Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL January 16, 2016.
  2.  “Uveitic Glaucoma: Diagnosis and Management. “Current Concepts in Eye Care” Illinois Optometric Association. February 10th 2016.
  3. Glaucoma Associated with Systemic Disease and Drugs”. Chicago Curriculum in Ophthalmology. January 16th 2016.

Thomas John, MD

  1. John, T, Vukosavljevic, D, Cheng, AMS, Sheha, HE: New water-pillow technique for effective harvesting of donor Descemet membrane and endothelium for Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK). Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Symposium and Congress, New Orleans, LA, May 6 - 10, 2016. Badge #217261
  2. John, T, Cheng, AMS, Tighe S, Sheha, HE: Enhanced wound healing after Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Symposium and Congress, New Orleans, LA, May 6 - 10, 2016. Badge #217261
  3. John T, Tseng SC, Cheng, AMS, Sheha, HE, Tighe S: Corneal nerve regeneration after self-retained amniotic membrane use for dry-eye disease. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Symposium and Congress, New Orleans, LA, May 6 - 10, 2016. Badge #217261

Simon Kaja, PhD

  1. Novel anti-inflammatory strategies for neuroprotection and glioprotection. Burn/Shock Trauma Research Center, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, May 11, 2016.
  2. Novel strategies for glioprotection and neuroprotection in experimental glaucoma. Elsemay Björn Symposium, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland, Aug 16, 2016.

Edward Sung, MD

  1. "Open Angle Glaucoma Pathogenesis and Updates," Glaucoma Conference of Khartoum, El Makkah Eye Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan; 16 April 2016.
  2. "Glaucoma Lasers," Glaucoma Conference of Khartoum, El Makkah Eye Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan; 16 April 2016.
  3. "Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery, "Glaucoma Conference of Khartoum, El Makkah Eye Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan; 16 April 2016.
  4. "Glaucoma Surgery, Present and Future," Glaucoma Conference of Khartoum, El Makkah Eye Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan; 16 April 2016.
  5. "Glaucoma Medications, Current and Pipeline Products," Glaucoma Conference of Khartoum, El Makkah Eye Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan; 16 April 2016.
  6. "Closed Angle Glaucoma Pathogenesis and Updates," Glaucoma Conference of Khartoum, El Makkah Eye Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan; 17 April 2016.
  7. "Visual Fields," Glaucoma Conference of Khartoum, El Makkah Eye Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan; 17 April 2016.
  8. "Clinical Trials of Glaucoma," Glaucoma Conference of Khartoum, El Makkah Eye Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan; 17 April 2016.
  9. "Setting Target Pressures in Glaucoma," Glaucoma Conference of Khartoum, El Makkah Eye Hospital, Khartoum, Sudan; 17 April 2016.

Brian Sullivan, MD

  1. “Surgery Center Flow for Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery”  3rd Annual Femtosecond Laser Cataract Instructional Course for Residents and Fellows, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL;  01 October 2016

James McDonnell, MD

  1. “Ophthalmology Specialty", Midwestern University Medical School, Downers Grove, Il, February 8, 2016.
  2. "Career in Pediatric Ophthalmology" Illinois Project Innovation Stem Lecture Series Hadley School, February 18, 2016.
  3. "Nutritional Cures to Common Medical Conditions" Loyola University Department of Outpatient Surgery, June 13, 2016.

Peter Russo, OD

  1. Physical Diagnosis class on “Hypertension and Measuring Blood Pressure”, March 2016.

Publications

  1. Yu M, Kang K, Bu P, Bell B, Kaul C, Qiao J, Sturgill-Short G, Yu X, Tarchick M, Beight C, Zhang S X, Peachey N. Deficiency of CC Chemokine Ligand 2 and Decay-accelerating Factor Causes Retinal Degeneration in Mice. Experimental Eye Research 138 (2015) 126-133.
  2. Ostrowski R, Bussey M, Shayesteh Y, Jay W. Rituximab in the Treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease: A Review. Neuro-Ophthalmology 2015;39(3): 109-115
  3. Robinson J, Avery V, Chun R, Pusateri G, Jay W. Usage of Accessibility Options for the iPhone and iPad in a Visually Impaired Population. Seminars in Ophthalmology, Early Online 1-9, 2015 DOI:10.3109/08820538.2015.104515
  4. Ambrecht L, Perlman J, McDonnell J, Zhai Y, Qiao L, Bu Protection of Retinal Function by Sulforaphane Following Retinal Ischemic Injury. Experimental Eye Research 2015;(138)66-69.
  5. Calik MW, Shankarappa SA, Langert KA, Stubbs Jr. EB. Forced-exercise preconditioning attenuates experimental autoimmune neuritis by altering Th1 lymphocyte composition and egress. ASN Neuro 2015, July-August:1-11.
  6. Bussey RA, Shayesteh Y, and Jay WM. Rituximab in the
    treatment of thyroid eye disease: a review Neuro-Ophthalmology 39, 109-115, 2015.
  7. Star M, Gill R, Bruzzone M, de Alba F, Biller J, Schneck MJ. Do not forget Susac syndrome in Patients with Unexplained acute confusion. J Stroke Cerebrovas Dis 2015 Apr;24(4), e93-95. DOI:10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2014.11.028. Epub 2015 Feb 11.
  8. Kaja S, Payne AJ, Nielsen EØ, Thompson CL, van den Maagdenberg AM, Koulen P, Snutch TP. Differential cerebellar GABAA receptor expression in mice with mutations in CaV2.1 (P/Q-type) calcium channels. Neuroscience, 2015 Sep 24; 304:198-208. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2015.07.004. Epub 2015 Jul 21. 
  9. Kaja S, Payne AJ, Naumchuk Y, Levy D, Zaidi DH, Altman AM, Nawazish S, Ghuman JK, Gerdes BC, Moore MA, Koulen P. Plate reader-based cell viability assays for glioprotection using primary rat optic nerve head astrocytes. Experimental Eye Research 2015, Sept; 138-159-66; doi:10.1016/j.exer.2015.05.023. Epub 2015 Jun 3..
  10. Rao VR, Perez-Neut M, Kaja S, Gentile S. Voltage-gated ion channels in cancer cell proliferation. Cancers 2015; 7: 849-75.
  11. Kaja S, Shah AA, Haji SA, Patel KB, Naumchuk Y, Zabaneh A, Gerdes BC, Kunjukunju N, Sabates NR, Cassell MA, Lord RK, Pikey KP, Poulose A, Koulen P. Nampt/PBEF/visfatin serum levels – a new biomarker for retinal blood vessel occlusions. Clinical Ophthalmology 2015, 9: 611-18.
  12. Kaja S, Payne AJ, Singh T, Ghuman JK, Sieck EG, Koulen P. An optimized lactate dehydrogenase release assay for screening of drug candidates in neuroscience. J Pharmacol Toxicol Methods 2015, 73: 1-6.
  13. Kaja S, Payne AJ, Patel KR, Naumchuk N, Koulen P. Differential subcellular Ca2+ signaling in a highly specialized subpopulation of astrocytes. Experimental Neurology 2015, 265: 59-68
  14. Payne AJ, Kaja S, Koulen. Regulation of ryanodine receptor-mediated calcium signaling by presenilins. Receptors and Clinical Investigation 2015, 2:e449.
  15. Syed D, Iqbal O, Fareed J, Mosier M, Bouchard C. Inflammatory Biomarkers in SJS/TEN. Clin Applied Thrombosis and Hemostasis. In Press, 2015.
  16. Iqbal O, Brambl W, Ottman A, O'Malley P, Gaynes J, De Alba F, Gaynes B, Fareed J, Bouchard C. Aspirin and Its Metabolites Enhance The Expression of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor In Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cell Cultures – Implications In The Pathophysiology of Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Int J Ophthalmology Eye Res 03(7), 115-120.
  17. Shah RD and Sullivan BR.  Resident Training in Femtosecond Cataract Surgery: National Survey.  J Cataract Refract Surg.  2015 July; 41(7):  1531-1532
  18. Valeshabad KA, Wanek J. · Saraf S.L. · Gaynes B.I. · Gordeuk V.R. · Molokie R.E.  Shahidi M. " Changes in Conjunctival Hemodynamics Predict Albuminuria in Sickle Cell Nephropathy." Am J Nephrol 2015;41:487-493 (DOI:10.1159/000438678)
  19. Valeshabad, AK, Wanek, J,Gaynes, B, Saraf, S L.c; Molokie, R; Shahidi, M  "Conjunctival microvascular hemodynamics following vaso-occlusive crisis in sickle cell disease." Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation, 2015.DOI: 10.3233/CH-151977.
  20. Spektor T,  Nikolic N,  Lekakh  O, Gaynes B. "Efficacy of ScripTalk automated prescription label reader and veterans with visual impairments" Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness (JVIB). September-October 2015 Vol. 109., No. 5.
  21. Robinson J, Braimah V, Chun R, Pusateri G, Jay WM.  Usage of Accessibility Options for the iPhone and iPad in a Visually Impaired Population. Seminars in Ophthalmology 7: 1-9, 2015.

ARVO Annual Meeting Abstracts

  1. Ambrecht L, Zhai Y, McDonnell J, Perlman J, Qiao L, Bu P. Sulforaphane Inhibits Retinal Cell Death in Ischemia/Hypoxia. ARVO abstract #32-A0021, Denver, CO 2015
  2. Brambl W, Iqbal O, Peiffer D, Johnson L, Dharan A, Campbell E, Bouchard C. Keratoconus - An Inflammatory Primary Ectasia? ARVO abstract #2993-D0185, Denver, CO 2015
  3. Flood M, Shah R, Nelligan M, Gaynes B. Retention of Memory Skill Among Older Adults Who Experience Profound Vision Loss Across Their Lifetime. ARVO Abstract #510-A0234, Denver, CO 2015
  4. Lee P, Cucuras M, Chun R, Pusateri G, Walter J. GPS Usage in Bioptic and Non-Bioptic Low Vision Drivers. ARVO abstract #502-A0226, Denver, CO 2015
  5. Becker L, Nayeb-Hashemi N. Thickness Profile and Biomechanical Properties Obtained from the Ocular Response Analyzer. ARVO abstract #1132-D0034, Denver, CO 2015
  6. Pervan C, Lautz J, Blitzer A, Stubbs E. Constitutive Expression and Release of TGF-β2 by Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells. ARVO abstract #3295-A0215, Denver, CO 2015
  7. Burke L, Schemling M, Tidow S, Filip P, Elliot N, Gaynes B. In Situ Heavy Metal Concentrations in Human Aqueous Humor and Lens. ARVO abstract # , Denver CO 2015
  8. Somogyi M, Hale S, Yoo D, Shayesteh Y. Final Diagnosis in Headache Patients Following Temporal Artery Biopsy. ARVO abstract # 5557-B0128, Denver, CO 2015
  9. Shah R, Sullivan B. Resident Training in Femtosecond Cataract Surgery: A National Survey. ARVO abstract #1910-C0218, Denver, CO 2015
  10. Bouchard C. Elevated Endocan Levels and Its Association with Clinical Severity in Stevens Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. ARVO abstract #3087-D0283, Denver, CO 2015
  11. Lautz J, Pervan C, Stubbs EB. Transforming Growth Factor-β2 Attenuates Bradykinin B2 Receptor Expression in Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells. ARVO abstract #3293-A0213, Denver, CO 2015

Book Chapters

Brian Sullivan, MD

  1. Sullivan BR.  Lens Particle Glaucoma.  In eMedicine: Ophthalmology [interactive textbook online], Ed. Adler JN, Brenner B, Dronen S, et al.  Emedicine.com. St. Petersburg, FL.  Available at www.emedicine.com/oph/topic56.htm    Updated August 2015
  2. Sullivan BR.  Angle Recession Glaucoma.  In eMedicine: Ophthalmology [interactive textbook online].  Ed.  Adler JN, Brenner B, Dronen S, et al.  Emedicine.com. St. Petersburg, FL.  Available at www.emedicine.com/oph/topic121.htm   Updated August 2015

Presentations

Charles Bouchard, MD

  1. “Selective Lamellar Keratoplasty ”, Panelist at the World Cornea Congress VII, San Diego, CA, April 2015.
  2. “Lax Eyelids, Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Ocular Disease”, Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology, at time of ASCRS Meeting, San Diego, CA. April 2015
  3. “Chronic Intermittent Hypoxia: The $100B Disease You See and Might Miss Every Day”, Northwestern University Department Of Ophthalmology, Robert Miller Professorship, Alumni Day. Chicago, IL, June 2015.
  4. “Vascular Disease of the eye and their Surgical management”, 3rd IUA Course for Young Vascular Specialists, Prague, Czech Republic, July 2015.
  5. “Sleep Apnea and the Eye”, 2015 UIC Cornea and Refractive Surgery Symposium, University of Illinois Eye Center, Chicago, IL, September 2015.
  6. “Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Ocular Neurovascular Disease”, The 9th TMUEH International Eye Meeting in conjunction with the Chinese Forum of the Prevention and Control of Diabetic Eye Disease and the Annual Meeting of Tianjin Ophthalmological Society 2015, Tianjin, China, October 2015. [Photo]
  7. “Update on Ocular Surface Disease”, Jining Medical University, Jining, China. , October 2015.
  8. “Update on Ocular Surface Disease”, lecture to Residents, Department of Ophthalmology, Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital, Tianjin, China, October 2015.
  9. “Chronic GVHD Management in the Chicago Area”, Panelist at the Chicago Chronic GVHD Meeting, University of Illinois at Chicago. Chicago, IL October 2015.
  10. “Ocular Manifestations of Sleep Apnea", CHEST 2015 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, October 2015.
  11. “Stevens-Johnson Syndrome: Inciting Medications and Chronic Treatment”, AAO Annual Meeting, November 2015.
  12. "Ocular Manifestations of Obstructive Sleep Apnea" and "Surgical Management of Severe Ocular Surface Disease", Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology, November 2015.

Robert Chun, OD

  1. “Microperimetry Analysis to Improve Adaptive Strategies in Low Vision Patients", American Academy of Optometry Meeting, New Orleans, LA. October 2015.

Felipe de Alba, MD

  1. "Blood Splatter During Intravitreal Injections", ARVO Annual Meeting, Presentation #4795, Denver CO, May, 2015.
  2. "Use of Oral Spironolactone for the Treatment of Chronic Central Serous Chorioretinopathy", Rabb Retina Study Club, Chicago, IL June 2015.
  3. "Treatment for Residual Fluid in Post Vitrectomy Vitreomacular Traction Syndrome", Rabb Retinal Study Club, Chicago, IL, June 2015.
  4. Choroidal and Orbital Involvement in IgG4 Related Disease", Raab Retina Study Club, Chicago, IL , June 2015.
  5. "Access to Retinal Specialists within the United States", 26th Annual Resident/Alumni Day, Maywood, IL, June 2015.

Eileen Gable, OD

  1. The Management of Diabetic Patients in an Interdisciplinary Setting; Illinois College of Optometry Visiting Professor for Physical Diagnosis; Chicago;  March 2015
  2. Child Abuse: Make The Diagnosis: Save a Life; American Academy of Optometry; New Orleans LA, October 10, 2015

Walter M. Jay, MD

  1. "The Eye Exam", Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, January 2015.
  2. "The Neuro-Ophthalmology Exam", Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, January 2015.
  3. "Adolescent Medicine Board Preparation - Ophthalmology", Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, March 2015.
  4. "Headaches in Adolescents" Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, March 2015.
  5. "Introduction to Neuro-Ophthalmology", "Overcoming the Headaches", Society of Ophthalmic Medical Assistants in Chicago Monthly Meeting, Maywood, IL May 2015.
  6. "Headaches in Neuro-Ophthalmology", European Neuro-Ophthalmology Meeting, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 2015.
  7. "Neuro-Ophthalmology, the Journal", European Neuro-Ophthalmology Meeting, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 2015.
  8. "Controversy in Neuro-Ophthalmology: Ultrasonography or Biopsy in Giant Cell Arteritis - The Superiority of Biopsy" European Neuro-Ophthalmology Meeting, Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 2015.

Simon Kaja, PhD

  1. "Modulation of Intracellular Ryanodine Receptors by Presenilins" 4th International Conference on Neurology and Therapeutics, Rome, Italy, July 2015.

James F. McDonnell, MD

  1. "Diet, Nutrition, and the Eye" JCAHPO's 43rd ACE Program, Las Vegas, NV, November 13-16, 2015.
  2. "General Medical Knowledge and Terminology" JCAHPO's 43rd ACE Program, Las Vegas, NV, November 13-16, 2015.
  3. "Evaluation of the Patient with Double Vision" JCAHPO's 43rd ACE Program, Las Vegas, NV, November 13-16, 2015.

Rebecca Parrish

  1. “Tips on Strabismus Patient Management” American Association of Certified Orthoptists National Meeting, Las Vegas, NV November 2015

Cynthia Pervan, PhD

  1. "Prenylation of Rho GTPases: A Novel Mechanism Regulating Gene Expression and Protein Stability", American Society for Neurochemistry Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 16, 2015.

Peter Russo, OD

  1. "Clinical Optics", Chicago Curriculum in Ophthalmology, Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL October 17, 2015
  2. Physical Diagnosis class on “Hypertension and Measuring Blood Pressure”, March 2015.

Evan B. Stubbs, Jr, PhD

  1. "Post-translational Prenylation of GTPases in neurodegeneration and repair", Colloquium Chair, American Society for Neurochemistry Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 16, 2015.
  2. "Cdc 42 and RalA GTPase as novel therapeutic targets in inflammatory autoimmune neuropathy", American Society for Neurochemistry Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 16, 2015.
  3. “Prenylation of Rho GTPases: A novel mechanism regulating gene expression and protein stability”, March 16, 2015. American Society for Neurochemistry. Atlanta, GA.

Brian Sullivan, MD

  1. “OR Patient Flow using Femtosecond Laser”  2st Annual Femtosecond Laser Cataract Instructional Course for Residents and Fellows, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL October 3, 2015. 

Susanne Tidow-Kebritchi, MD

  1. "Ocular Viscosurgical Devices", Northwestern Phaco Course, Chicago IL, August 2015.
  2. "Intraocular Lenses: Past / Present / Future", SOMAC Lecture, Chicago IL, September 2015.

David K. Yoo, MD

  1. "Bell’s Palsy and Facial Paralysis", Grand Rounds for Primary Care Physicians, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Melrose Park, IL, February 2015.
  2. "Update on Thyroid Eye Disease", Department of Endocrinology Grand Rounds, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, January 2015.
  3. "Update on Thyroid Eye Disease", Third Annual Rush Orbital Anatomy & Dissection Course, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL January 2015.

Publications

  1. Bu P, Vin A, Sethupathi P, Ambrecht L, Zhai YG, Nikolic N, Qiao L, and Bouchard C. Effects of Activated Omental Cells on Rat Limbal Corneal Alkali Injury. Exp Eye Res 2014; 121:143-146.
  2. Gaynes BI. Statins and cataract (letter). JAMA Ophthalmology 2014; 132:362-363.
  3. Gaynes BI. Efficient bottle adaptation provides for adjustment of ophthalmic drop volume and drug dosage. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. DOI: 10.1111/ceo.12312. Published online: 8 April 2014.
  4. Hayward DM, Yoo D, Lee JM, Wild E, Vandevender D, and Prabhu VC. Myoepithelioma of the Orbital Apex and Middle Cranial Fossa : Case Report and Review of the Literature. Neuro-Ophthalmology. Feb 2014, Vol. 38, No. 1:14-20.
  5. Langert KA, Pervan CL, and Stubbs Jr. EB. Novel role of Cdc42 and RalA GTPases in Tumor Necrosis Factor-α mediated secretion of CCL2. Small GTPases 2014;5 June 9 pg.
  6. Saeed HN, Presta MV, and Yoo D. Subperiosteal Haematoma after General Anesthesia. British Journal of Anaesthesia 2014 112:772-773 doi:10.1093/bja/aeu084.
  7. Schmeling M, Gaynes BI, and Tidow-Krebitchi S. Heavy metal analysis in lens and aqueous humor of cataract patients by total reflection X-ray fluorescence spectrometry. Powder Diffraction. DOI: 10.1017/S0885715614000281. Published online: 24 April 2014.
  8. Vira S, Abugo U, Shih C, Udell I, Sperling B, Hannush S, Basti S, and Bouchard CS. Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty for the treatment of combined Fuchs corneal endothelial dystrophy and Keratoconus. Cornea 2014;33(1);1-5.
  9. Lovera, L., JAY, W.M., and Biller, J.: Horner’s syndrome with Neuromyelitis optica. Neuro-Ophthalmology 38,78-81, 2014.
  10. Irvine, D., Zemke, A., Pusateri, G., Gerlach, L., Chun, R., and JAY, W.M.:Tablet and smartphone accessibility features in low vision rehabilitation. Neuro-Ophthalmology. Neuro-Ophthalmology 38,53-59, 2014.
  11. Ostrowski, R.A., Bussey, M.R., Tehrani, R., and JAY, W.M.: Biologic therapy for the treatment of giant cell arteritis. Neuro-Ophthalmology 38, 107-112, 2014.

Published Abstracts

ARVO Annual Meeting

  1. Ambrecht, L; McDonnell, JF; Perlman, JI; Bu, P Protected Retinal Function by Sulforaphane on Retinal Ischemic Injury. ARVO abstract #1891-B0156
  2. Braimah, V; Robinson, J; Chun, R; Jay, WM Usage of accessibility options for the iPhone/iPad in a visually impaired population ARVO abstract #4151 - A0139. Orlando, FL 2014
  3. Bouchard, C; Maki, S.; Undevia, N; Gaynes, B; Price, R; Valdez, D. The Association of Systemic and Ocular Disease and the Under Diagnosis of Floppy Eyelid Syndrome in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea ARVO abstract #1465-C0104
  4. Gaynes, BI; Spektor, T; Nikolic, N Hospitalization rate among chronically ill low vision patients using a home prescription label reader vs. a pill box. ARVO abstract# 4160 - A0148. Orlando, FL 2014
  5. Iqbal, O; Ottman, A; Gaynes, J; De Alba, F; Gaynes, BI; Fareed, J; Bouchard, CS The Effects of Aspirin and its Metabolites on Peripheral Blood Mononuclear cells and Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells – Implications in the Pathophysiology of Age-Related Macular Degeneration. ARVO abstract #634 - B0161. Orlando, FL 2014
  6. Kirchner, I; Kondapalli, S; Yoo, D; Bouchard, CS Ocular Complications Following Acoustic Neuroma Resection ARVO abstract #2779 - A0258. Orlando, FL 2014
  7. Nolan, Michael; Pittner, A; McGaghie, W; Hill, G; Dwarakanathan , S; Feder, R; Farooq, A V.; Traish, A; Bouchard, C S. Standardizing cataract surgery rating between resident and attending ophthalmologists: An educational intervention. ARVO abstract# 2806-A0391 Orlando, FL.
  8.  Pervan-Von Zee, CL;. Lautz, J D; Langert, KA; Blitzer. AL; Stubbs, EB. TGF-β2 Mediated Canonical Induction of ET-1 Requires Functional Rho GTPase Signaling In Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells ARVO abstract #5692 - D0185 Orlando, FL 2014
  9.  Tamboli, DA; Singh, AD; Topham, A. Treatment Patterns and Survival of Patients with retinoblastoma: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Dataset Evaluation ARVO abstract #3086 - A0019. Orlando, FL 2014
  10. Yu, M; Bu, P; Bell, BA; Boriushkin,E; Lin, F; Qiao, J.; Sturgill-Short, G; Yu, X; Zhang. SX; Peachey, NS. Retinal Degeneration in CCL2/DAF1 Double-Deficient Mice ARVO abstract #366 - C0137. Orlando, FL 2014

Loyola St. Albert’s Day

  1. Lekakh O, Gaynes B, Patel S. The Effect of CPAP on Ocular Pressures in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients. Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 2014
  2. Jesse J, Kliethermes S, Nayeb-Hashemi, N. Use of the Corneal Spatial Thickness Profile and the Ocular Response Analyzer for the Screening of Keratoconus. Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 2014
  3. Shah R, Sullivan B. Resident Training in Femtosecond Cataract Surgery: A National Survey. . Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 2014
  4. Brambl W, Iqbal O, Johnsen L, Dharan A, Campbell E, Sugar J, Feder R, Bouchard C. The role of IL-33, TNF-, TGFβ2 and NF-κB in the pathogenesis of keratoconus. Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 2014
  5. Pervan C, Lautz J, Langert K, Blitzer A, Stubbs Jr. E. TGF-β2 Mediated Canonical Induction of ET-1 Requires Functional Rho GTPase Signaling in Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells. Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 2014
  6. Lautz J, Pervan C, Langert K, Stubbs Jr. E. TGF-β2 Attenuates Constitutive Expression of Bradykinin B2 Receptors in Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells. Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 2014
  7. Ambrecht L, Perlman J, McDonnell JF, Bu P. Protected Retinal Function by Sulforaphane on Retinal Ischemic Injury. Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 2014
  8. Somogyi M, Shayesteh Y . Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Sinusitis Causing Orbital Apex Syndrome: A Case Series. Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 2014
  9. Somogyi, M. Hale, S. Yoo, D. Shayesteh, Y. Final Diagnosis in Headache Patients Following Temporal Artery Biopsy. Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 2014

Other Abstracts

  1. Langert KA, Lautz JD, and Stubbs Jr. EB. Cdc42 and RalA GTPases Facilitate TNF-α Mediated Release of MCP-1 from Peripheral Nerve Microvascular Endothelial Cells. J. Neurochem. 2014.

  2. Pervan CL, Lautz JD, Langert KA, Blitzer AL, and Stubbs Jr. EB. Rho GTPase are Required for Smad3-Mediated Induction of ET-1 in Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2014.

  3. Keeling, G.M., Shankarappa, S. A., Weissmann, C., Perissinotti P.P., Cribbs, L., Stubbs, Jr., EB., Piedras-Rentería, E. S. Modulation of CaV3.2 T-type calcium channels by GM1. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. 2014

Book Chapters

Brian Sullivan, MD

  1. Sullivan BR. Lens Particle Glaucoma. In eMedicine: Ophthalmology [interactive textbook online], Ed. Adler JN, Brenner B, Dronen S, et al. Emedicine.com. St. Petersburg, FL. Available at www.emedicine.com/oph/topic56.htm 2014.
  2. Sullivan BR. Angle Recession Glaucoma. In eMedicine: Ophthalmology [interactive textbook online]. Ed. Adler JN, Brenner B, Dronen S, et al. Emedicine.com. St. Petersburg, FL. Available at www.emedicine.com/oph/topic121.htm 2014.

Presentations

Charles Bouchard, MD

  1. “Surgical Misadventures” Panelist, Illinois Association of Ophthalmology and the Chicago Ophthalmological Association Joint Conference: Frontiers & Controversies in Ophthalmology, March 2014.
  2. Multiple videos on surgery for complex ocular surface disease”, Instituto Panamerica Contra la Ceguera, (IPCC), Guatemala City, Guatemala, October 2014.
  3. “Surgery for severe ocular surface disease”, and  “Floppy Eyelid Syndrome: The Link to Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Its Associated Ocular Disease”, Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology, at time of AAO Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 2014.

Omer Iqbal, MD

  1. “Immune-mediated activation of coagulation in Stevens-Johnson Syndrome / Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis." 2nd International Congress on Research of Rare and Orphan Diseases - RE(ACT), Basel, Switzerland, March 2014

Evan B. Price, MD, H.E. Moss, MD

  1. “A multi-site assessment of neuro-ophthalmology education and resident attitudes toward methods of content delivery," poster session presented at the 40th Annual North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, March 2014.

Evan B. Stubbs, Jr., PhD

  1. "Prenyltransferases as novel therapeutic targets for the management of debilitating neuropathies," International Symposium on Lipid Signaling Pathways and Neurodegenerative Diseases, Columbia, MO, June 2014.

Kelly A. Langert, PhD

  1. GTPases as inflammatory mediators in Guillain-Barre Syndrome", an America Society for Neurochemistry, Long Beach, CA, March 2014.

Cynthia Pervan, PhD

  1. "Rho GTPases as Novel Mediators of TGF-β2 and Endothelin-1 Expression in Human Trabecular Meshwork Cells", Integrative Cell Biology Program seminar series, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, November 2014.

Walter M. Jay, MD

  1. "Ocular Manifestations of Multiple Sclerosis", Society of Ophthalmic Medical Assistants in Chicago Monthly Meeting, Maywood, IL, May 2014.
  2. "Vision, Aging, and Driving",Society of Ophthalmic Medical Assistants in Chicago Monthly Meeting, Maywood, IL, May 2014.
  3. “Use of Smartphones and Tablet Computers in Low Vision Rehabilitation", Upper Midwest Neuro-Ophthalmology Group Annual Program, Chicago, IL, July 2014.
  4. "Alternating Ptosis", Upper Midwest Neuro-Ophthalmology Group Annual Program, Chicago, IL, July 2014.
  5. "Importance of History Taking in Neuro-Ophthalmology", XI Congress of South Asian Association of Reginal Cooperation Academy of Ophthalmology and 23rd Annual Congress of the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka, September 2014.
  6. "Visual Fields - Lessons to Keep in Mind", XI Congress of South Asian Association of Reginal Cooperation Academy of Ophthalmology and 23rd Annual Congress of the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka, September 2014.
  7. "The Pupil", XI Congress of South Asian Association of Reginal Cooperation Academy of Ophthalmology and 23rd Annual Congress of the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka, September 2014.
  8. "Assessing Transient Visual Loss-Pearls and Pitfalls", XI Congress of South Asian Association of Reginal Cooperation Academy of Ophthalmology and 23rd Annual Congress of the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka, September 2014.
  9. "Eyes Show it All - Interactive Case Discussion", XI Congress of South Asian Association of Reginal Cooperation Academy of Ophthalmology and 23rd Annual Congress of the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka, September 2014.
  10. "What's New in Optic Neuropathies?", XI Congress of South Asian Association of Reginal Cooperation Academy of Ophthalmology and 23rd Annual Congress of the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka, September 2014.
  11. "Overcoming the Headaches", XI Congress of South Asian Association of Reginal Cooperation Academy of Ophthalmology and 23rd Annual Congress of the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka, September 2014.
  12. "Smartphones to the Rescue! Low-Vision Rehabilitation", XI Congress of South Asian Association of Reginal Cooperation Academy of Ophthalmology and 23rd Annual Congress of the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka, September 2014.
  13. "Multiple Sclerosis: Eye Findings and Current Treatment Strategies", JCAHPO/ATPO Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL , October 2014.
  14. “Use of Smartphones and Tablet Computers in Low Vision Rehabilitation", JCAHPO/ATPO Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 2014.

Peter Russo, OD

  1. "The Optics of Contact Lenses", Ophthalmic Technician Program of the Frontiers and Controversies in Ophthalmology, 2014 Joint Conference of the Illinois Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons and the Chicago Ophthalmological Society, March 7, 2014.

Brian Sullivan, MD

  1. “OR Patient Flow using Femtosecond Laser”  1st Annual Chicago Area Femtosecond Laser Cataract Instructional Course for Residents
    University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, November 2014.