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The Pennsylvania Lions Sight Conservation & Eye Research Foundation


Saturday, October 5, 2013
Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Elkins Park Campus

Presentations begin at 9 am


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Increasing Rates of Dilated Eye Exams in African American
Older People who have Diabetes

Robin Casten, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
and the Farber Institute for Neuroscience
Thomas Jefferson University


Abnormal Signaling in Retinal Cells and Congenital Blindness:
What can go wrong, how to fix it and how to bypass it
Alexander Dizhoor, PhD
Hafter Chair Professor of Pharmacology
Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Salus University


Potential New Diagnostic Tests for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
and Diabetic Retinopathy
Gregory Jackson, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Penn State College of Medicine


Non-invasive Measurement of Aqueous Outflow
Larry Kagemann, MS, BME
Research Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Eye and Ear Institute


Disease Mechanisms in RP1 from Retinitis pigmentosa:
Implications for Therapy
Qin Liu, MD, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
FM Kirby Center for Molecular Ophthalmology
Scheie Eye Institute


Immune Response to Ocular Tumors
Kyle McKenna, PhD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Immunology
University of Pittsburgh
Eye and Ear Institute


Success of Prisms in the Management of Diplopia
Madhura Tamhankar, MD
Neuro-ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus
Scheie Eye Institute
University of Pennsylvania


A New Treatment for Ocular Surface Burns using Cultured Adult Stem Cells: Review of Clinical Trials Worldwide and our Experimental Results
Kalliopi Stasi, MD, PhD
Scheie Eye Institute
University of Pennsylvania


Lunch will follow the presentation in the cafeteria