University of Toronto Department of Ophthalmology & Vision Sciences Annual Research Day- Session IV

Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto
Sixty-Second Annual Research Day

May 28, 2020 | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (ET)
Meeting Chairperson: Matthew Schlenker, MD, MSc, FRCSC


11:30-11:33 Department Chair’s Welcome Dr. Sherif El-Defrawy

11:33-11:35 Annual Ophthalmology Research Day Chair Welcome Dr. Matthew Schlenker

F= Fellow, R=Resident, M=Medical Student, G=Graduate Student, VS=VSRP (Vision Science Research Program) Student, RF= Research Fellow, U=Undergraduate Student

11:35 – 1:30 PM Session Panelist: Drs. Valerie Wallace, Carol Schuurmans,
and Brian Ballios

Format: 9 min. Presentation + 3 min. Discussion

11:35 – 11:44 Improving periorbital oncology wait times at a quaternary care center, Jeremy Goldfarb (R)

11:47– 11:56 Investigating the role of Pten in regulating murine Müller glia regeneration in the retina, Luke Ajay David (VSRP)

11:59 – 12:08 Magnetic Resonance or Computed Tomography Venography in the Evaluation of Young Overweight Women with Papilledema
Anna Kabanovski (M)

12:11 – 12:20 A High-throughput System in Yeast for Studying the Relationship between GPCR Genetic Variation and Function, Steven Chen (VSRP)

12:23 – 12:32 The cost-effectiveness of school and clinic-based vision testing programs to detect amblyopia in young children in Toronto, Canada, Afua Asare (VSRP)

12:35 – 12:55 Dr. Steinbach Lecturer
Focus on the Eye; Making Cell Therapy Safe and Universal, Andras Nagy (Faculty)

12:55 – 13:25 Q & A and Discussion
13:25 – 13:30 Closing Thoughts

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