Cornea and Eye Banking Forum 2020

Cornea and Eye Banking Forum 2020

  • 2020 Cornea and Eye Banking Forum Overall Evaluation

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  • Cornea and Eye Banking Forum 2020 Session IV

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    Cornea and Eye Banking Forum 2020 Session IV

    4:00 - 4:01 pm
    Welcome Back

    Sophie Deng, MD, and Marjan Farid, MD

    4:02 - 4:20 pm
    Invited Session: An Update on Injectable Endothelial Cell Technology

    Speaker: Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD, Kyoto Prefectural University

    4:21 - 4:27 pm
    Viability and Function of Cultured Human Corneal Endothelial Cells (HCECs) for Transplantation

    Speaker: Wei Wang, PhD, Johns Hopkins University

    4:28 - 4:34 pm
    Randomized, Double-Masked Trial of Netarsudil for Treatment of Corneal Edema in Fuchs Dystrophy

    Speaker: Marianne Price, PhD, Cornea Research Foundation of America

    4:35 - 4:41 pm
    Endothelial Cell Viability in Viscoelastic-Aided DMEK Graft Preparation and Marking

    Speaker: Ellen Koo, MD, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

    4:42 - 4:48 pm
    Prediction of DMEK-Grafts at Risk for Future Rejection from Pre-Clinical Diagnosis Endothelial Cell Images

    Speaker: Naomi Joseph, BS, Case Western Reserve University

    4:49 - 4:57 pm
    Panel Discussion and Q&A


    4:58 - 4:59 pm
    Best Paper of Session

    Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from The Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration

    5:00 pm
    Closing

    Marjan Farid, MD (Moderator)

    University of California, Irvine

    Sophie Deng, MD, PhD (Moderator)

    Stein Eye Institute, UCLA

    Shigeru Kinoshita, MD, PhD

    Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine

    Wei Wang, PhD

    Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine

    Marianne Price, PhD

    Cornea Research Foundation of America

    Ellen Koo, MD

    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

    Naomi Joseph, BS

    Case Western Reserve University

  • Cornea and Eye Banking Forum 2020 Session III

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    Cornea and Eye Banking Forum 2020 Session III

    2:30 - 2:32 pm
    Introduction

    Marjan Farid, MD, and Sophie Deng, MD

    2:33 - 2:48 pm
    Invited Session: Therapeutic Applications of Mesenchymal Stroma Cells for Cornea and Ocular Surface Diseases

    Speaker: Ali Djalilian, MD, University of Illinois, Chicago

    2:49 - 2:55 pm
    Predictors of Receiving Keratoplasty for Keratoconus

    Speaker: Chanon Thanitcul, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

    2:56 - 3:02 pm
    Long-Term Outcomes after Cornea Transplant and Cataract Extraction in Children after Penetrating Ocular Trauma

    Speaker: Allison Umfress, MD, Vanderbilt Eye Institute

    3:03 - 3:09 pm
    Outcome of Lamellar Keratoplasty in Children and Infants with Congenital Corneal Dermoids

    Speaker: Jijo Wang, MD, New York Medical College

    3:10 - 3:16 pm
    Prevalence of Neurotrophic Keratopathy in Patients with Chronic Ocular Graft-Versus-Host Disease

    Speaker: Rohan Bir Singh, MD, MPH, Massachusetts Eye and Ear

    3:17 - 3:26 pm
    Panel Discussion and Q&A

    3:27 - 3:29 pm
    Richard Troutman Award Introduction

    Speaker: Douglas Lazzaro, MD, NYU Langone Health

    3:30 - 3:40 pm
    Richard Troutman Award Lecture: Increasing Povidone-Iodine Exposure in Endothelial Keratoplasty Tissue Processing and Fungal Infection Impact

    Speaker: C. Drew Salisbury, 2020 Troutman Award Recipient

    3:41 - 3:45 pm
    Closing

    Sophie Deng, MD, PhD (Moderator)

    Stein Eye Institute, UCLA

    Maria Woodward, MD (Moderator)

    Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan


    Maria Woodward, MD, is a board-certified corneal specialist and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at University of Michigan. She is passionate about the gift of sight provided by deceased persons to patients requiring corneal transplantation. Her research seeks to improve eye banking tissue processes, highlighted threats to tissue supply, and established clinical correlations of tissue characteristics and patient outcomes. Since 201, Dr. Woodward has served on the Research committee for the Eye Bank Association of America and as chair from 2016-2018 and is a past participant of the Physician Leadership Program. She serves on the research committee and medical advisory board for Eversight. 

    Ali Djalilian, MD

    University of Illinois, Chicago

    Chanon Thanitcul

    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

    Allison Umfress, MD

    Vanderbilt Eye Institute

    Jijo Wang, MD

    New York Medical College

    Rohan Bir Singh, MD

    Massachusetts Eye and Ear

    Douglas Lazzaro

    NYU Langone Health

    C. Drew Salisbury, MD

    Premier Medical Group

  • Cornea and Eye Banking Forum 2020 Session II

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    Cornea and Eye Banking Forum 2020 Session II

    11:30 - 11:32 am
    Introduction
    Sophie Deng, MD, and Marjan Farid, MD

    11:33 - 11:39 am
    A Novel Carrier and Technique for Delivery by Injection of In-Advance Pre-Loaded Endothelial Grafts for DSAEK through a Small Wound

    Speaker: Eric Abdullayev, MD, MBA, CEBT, Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research

    11:40 - 11:46 am
    Histological Study of Recurrent Ectasia in Corneal Transplants

    Speaker: Joseph Ciolino, MD, Massachusetts Eye and Ear

    11:47 - 11:53 am
    A Novel Dual-Chamber Vial for Corneal Graft Preservation

    Speaker: Joana Karanxha, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

    11:54 - 12:00 pm
    Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography in the Assessment of Ocular Surface Lesions

    Speaker: William Binotti, MD, Tufts Medical Center

    12:01 - 12:08 pm
    Panel Discussion and Q&A


    12:09 - 12:12 pm
    R. Townley Paton Award Introduction

    Speaker: Shahzad Mian, MD, 2019 Paton Award Recipient

    12:12 - 12:28 pm
    R. Townley Paton Award Lecture: Reflections During Covid-19: My Important but Little Known Research and Our Legacy

    Speaker: Stephen C. Kaufman, MD, PhD, 2020 Paton Award Recipient

    12:28 - 12:30 pm
    Closing


    1:00 - 2:00 pm
    Moderated Discussions
    Paton Brunch- Moderated Clinical Discussion

    Moderated by Marian Macsai, MD
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    Eye Bank Brunch Moderated Discussion
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    2:00 - 2:15 pm
    Cornea Society Meeting

    Marjan Farid, MD (Moderator)

    University of California, Irvine

    Olivia Lee, MD (Moderator)

    Eric Abdullayev, MD, MBA, CEBT

    Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research

    Joseph Ciolino, MD

    Massachusetts Eye and Ear

    Joana Karanxha

    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

    William Binotti, MD

    Tufts Medical Center

    Shahzad Mian, MD

    University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center

    Shahzad Mian, MD, is professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Michigan Medical School and holds the Terry J. Bergstrom Collegiate Professorship for Resident Education. He has been irector of the residency training program since 2004, and serves as the Vice Chair for Clinical Sciences and Learning. His practice is focused in cornea and refractive surgery and research interests include corneal transplantation techniques, ocular graft versus host disease, and eye banking. He received the senior achievement award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 2015 and the Straatsma award for resident education in 2017. He serves on the Board of the Cornea Society, Residency Review Committee for Ophthalmology, the Accreditation Board for the Eye Bank Association of America, as the Senior Medical Director of Eversight Michigan, and is the past-president of the Program Director’s Council of the Association of University Professor in Ophthalmology.

    Stephen Kaufman, MD, PhD

    Lions Gift Of Sight, Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Minnesota

    Stephen C. Kaufman, MD, PhD, is fellowship trained in Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery. He has been an Associate Medical Director of The Lions Gift of Sight Eye Bank since 2007. Dr Kaufman will be the new Vice-Chairman of Ophthalmology, Medical Director, Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of The Cornea Service at the University of Minnesota.

  • Cornea and Eye Banking Forum 2020 Session I

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    Cornea and Eye Banking Forum 2020 Session I

    10:00 - 10:02 am
    Welcome and Introductions

    Speakers: Marjan Farid, MD, and Sophie Deng, MD

    10:02 - 10:44 am
    Mini-Symposium: COVID-19 and the Donor Cornea Eye Banking in the Time of COVID: Current EBAA Guidelines
    Speaker: Jennifer Li, MD, University of California, Davis

    Can SARS-CoV-2 be Transmitted through Donor Corneal Tissue? An in vitro Infection Study
    Speaker: Josh Hou, MD, Lions Gift of Sight

    Assessing Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Human Post-Mortem ocular tissues
    Speaker: Onkar Sawant, PhD, Eversight

    The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Cornea Donor Pool and the Role of Routine COVID-19 Testing for all Donors
    Speaker: Dena Ballouz, University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center

    Discussion & Q&A

    10:45 - 10:51 am
    Treatment and Outcomes of Fungal Infections Following Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty
    Speaker: Anthony Aldave, MD, Stein Eye Institute, UCLA

    10:52 - 10:58 am
    Optimizing Methods to Decontaminate Fungus from Corneal Tissue
    Speaker: Roheena Kamyar, MD, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/ Center for Organ Recovery and Education

    10:59 - 11:05 am
    Microbial Keratitis after Boston Type 1 Keratoprosthesis Implantation
    Speaker: Reza Ghaffari, MD, Stein Eye Institute, UCLA

    11:06 - 11:14 am
    Panel Discussion and Q&A

    11:15 am
    Session Closing

    Marjan Farid, MD (Moderator)

    University of California, Irvine

    Sophie Deng, MD, PhD (Moderator)

    Stein Eye Institute, UCLA

    Jennifer Li, MD

    Chair, Medical Advisory Board

    Jennifer Li is a Professor of Ophthalmology and the Director of the Cornea and External Disease Service at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Li completed her medical degree and residency at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, and subsequently, her cornea fellowship at UC Davis. She is the Chair of the EBAA Medical Advisory Board, serves on the EBAA Board of Directors, and serves as the Co-Medical Director at Sierra Donor Services Eye Bank in Sacramento, California. 

    Joshua H. Hou, MD

    Lions Gift of Sight

    Joshua H. Hou, MD, is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences at the University of Minnesota. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Duke University, where he graduated summa cum laude. He then received his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. After that, he completed both his ophthalmology residency and cornea and external disease fellowship at the University of Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary. Since 2015, Dr. Hou has served as Medical Director of the Lions Gift of Sight. In addition to a busy clinical practice, Dr. Hou also maintains a research laboratory at the University of Minnesota and is currently supported by the Minnesota Lions Vision Foundation. His main research interests include limbal stem cell deficiency and corneal tissue processing. Dr. Hou has been an active member of the Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) since completing his cornea fellowship in 2014. He is a past participant of the EBAA Physician Leadership Program, and he currently serves as a member of the Medical Advisory Board and Scientific Programs Committee. He is also a regular physician lecturer for the EBAA Slit Lamp Microscopy Seminar.

    Onkar Sawant, PhD

    Eversight

    Dena Ballouz

    University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center

    Roheena Kamyar, MD

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/ Center for Organ Recovery and Education

    Anthony Aldave, MD

    Stein Eye Institute, UCLA

    Anthony Aldave, MD, holds the Walton Li Chair in Cornea and Uveitis and is Chief of the Cornea and Uveitis Division and Director of the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellowship Program at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, The University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Aldave has received numerous honors during his career, including the Alpha Omega Alpha Scholarship Award for graduating first in his medical school class, the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship, the American Ophthalmological Society-Knapp Testimonial Fund Fellowship, the first Claes Dohlman Society Award, and the Achievement, Secretariat and Senior Achievement Awards from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In addition to his busy clinical practice, Dr. Aldave directs the Corneal Genetics Laboratory at the Stein Eye Institute. Dr. Aldave’s NIH-funded laboratory research focuses on the molecular genetics of the corneal dystrophies, a group of inherited disorders that affect corneal clarity and constitute one of the primary indications for corneal transplantation. Recognized as a leader in his chosen field of scientific investigation, Dr. Aldave has authored over 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts, has been invited to give almost 450 scientific presentations at local, national and international meetings and serves as a scientific reviewer for 19 ophthalmology and genetics journals.

    Reza Ghaffari, MD

    Stein Eye Instiute, UCLA

    Shahzad Mian, MD

    University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center

    Shahzad Mian, MD, is professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Michigan Medical School and holds the Terry J. Bergstrom Collegiate Professorship for Resident Education. He has been irector of the residency training program since 2004, and serves as the Vice Chair for Clinical Sciences and Learning. His practice is focused in cornea and refractive surgery and research interests include corneal transplantation techniques, ocular graft versus host disease, and eye banking. He received the senior achievement award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 2015 and the Straatsma award for resident education in 2017. He serves on the Board of the Cornea Society, Residency Review Committee for Ophthalmology, the Accreditation Board for the Eye Bank Association of America, as the Senior Medical Director of Eversight Michigan, and is the past-president of the Program Director’s Council of the Association of University Professor in Ophthalmology.