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American Uveitis Society

Spring Meeting 2016

30 April 2015

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 5:00 PM Social Hour 
 6:00 PM  Plenary Session: Imaging in Uveitis
  David Williams PhD
University of Rochester
  Richard Spaide MD
Vitreous-Retina-Macula Consultants of New York
 7:00 PM  Business Meeting
 7:30 PM  Celebration of the Life of Robert Nussenblatt MD
 8:00 PM  Free Papers


chaired by

Tammy M. Martin, PhD     Casey Eye Institute, OHSU  &  Devers Eye Institute, LRI


Rooms 708/710/712, Colorado Convention Center


2 May, 2015






5.00 PM                     Social Hour (Room 703)



6.00 PM                     Plenary Session: Basis for and Uses of Biologic Drugs in Uveitis


Rachel Caspi, PhD

National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health

Mirroring the Clinical and Immunological Complexity of Autoimmune Uveitis in Animal Models


Eric B. Suhler, MD, MPH

Oregon Health & Science University, VA Portland Health Care System

 “Biologic Warfare on Uveitis:  Perspectives from the Clinic



7.00 PM                     Business Meeting               



7.30 PM                     Free papers


7.30 PM         Gary Holland, MD: Interaction between Killer Immunoglobulin-like Receptor (KIR) Gene-HLA Combinations and Parasite Serotypes among Hispanic Individuals at Risk for Ocular Toxoplasmosis


7.45 PM         Douglas A. Jabs, MD, MBA: Long-term Outcomes of Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in the United States in the Era of Modern Antiretroviral Therapy


8.00 PM         John A. Gonzales, MD: Quality of Life Outcomes from a Randomized Clinical Trial for Noninfectious Intermediate, Posterior, and Pan- Uveitis

8.15 PM         Ali K. Tayyeba, MD: Management of End Stage Corneal Disease and Chronic Uveitic Hypotony by Combining the Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis with Pars Plana Vitrectomy and Silicone Oil Fill


8.30 PM         Daniel L Feiler, MD: Treatment of Uveitic Cystoid Macular Edema with Topical Difluprednate.


8.45 PM         Laura J. Kopplin, MD: Peginterferon alfa-2a (PEGASYS) in the Treatment of Inflammatory Cystoid Macular Edema


9.00 PM         Blake A. Isernhagen, MD: Autoimmune Retinopathy: A Guide for Clinicians Based on Recommendations of an Expert Panel

9.15 PM         Sarju S. Patel, MD: The Utility and Limitations of Wide-Field Autofluorescence in Inflammatory Choroiditis

9.30 PM         Friederike Mackensen, MD: Is There a Correlation Between Multiple Sclerosis and Fuchs Uveitis

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