Past Meeting: Kiawah Island, USA 2000

 

Main Program Oral Presentations


  • The benefits of enhanced green fluoescent protein (egfp) as a marker for cell viability in the space environment
  • The retina and the space environment
  • Toxicology of herbal remedies
  • Crystalline-like surface deposits on PMMA posterior cham-ber intraocular lenses (pc iols) after long-term implanta-tion: a clinicopathological report
  • Update on silicone oil adhesion to PMMA and silicone intra-ocular lenses
  • Opacification in the interface between two hydrophobic acrylic intraocular lenses
  • Alternative tests used to assess the ocular irritancy of consumer products
  • Cytotoxicity of ocular permeation enhancers: evaluation on rabbit and human corneal epithelial cell lines
  • The bacterial lux-fluoro test for assessing ocular toxicity of water-soluble agents
  • Histopathological evaluation of chemical damage in isolated bovine corneas
  • Use of porcine isolated cornea test to predict ocular irritation potential of cosmetics
  • Studies of rhodopsin from light damaged rats
  • Autologous plasmin for the creation of a posterior vitreous detachment - ocular toxicity issues
  • Carotenoid safety and interactions
  • Intravitreal injection of a peptide angiogenesis inhibitor prevents the formation and arrests the progression of retinal neovascularization
  • Anatomical and physiological aspects and routine and specific examinations of minipig eye in toxicology
  • Light scattering development in rat lenses measured over 2 years with scheimpflug photography in a chronic inhalation study
  • Frequency and nature of spontaneous eye lesions observed in a 2 years sidestream smoke inhalation study in rats
  • Cataractogenesis in the oxys strain of rats
  • Photo-damage induced by a single exposure of ultraviolet light and the repair process of lens epithelial cells
  • Molecular mechanisms regulating secondary cataract formation
  • A new approach to place drug delivery systems into the subretinal space
  • Pharmacologically-regulated gene expression in the retina following transduction with viral vectors
  • 3-year follow up of vitrasertr drug delivery devices. consequences for future therapy concepts in other diseases
  • Nutritional treatment for eye disease prevention
  • Cell therapy: new therapeutic approaches for pathologies related to retinal degeneration
  • Evaluation of encapsulated-cell based delivery of therapeutic factors in animals of retinal degeneration
  • Intraocular delivery of therapeutic agents with sustained release surgical implants in the new millennium
  • Visual system toxicity in agricultutre and industry
  • Methods for monitoring the effects of environmental toxins on the visual system
  • Cytogenetic techniques to assay for ocular exposure to environmental xenobiotics and mutagens
  • UACOS - the ukrainian/american chernobyl ocular study
  • The astronauts' eyes: two reasons to send people into space and not to. b.v. worgul
  • Safety of vitamin and mineral supplements
  • A new space-ready technology for detecting induced early changes in the lens caused by potentially cataractotoxic agents
  • Development and pharmacology of latanoprost
  • Expression of cell necrosis and apoptosis due to Isopropyl Unoprostone in cell cultures
  • Retinal heat shock protein-27 expression in ischemic and ocular hypertensive eyes
  • Omega Conotoxin: a subtype-specific calcium channel ligand with therapeutic potential in glaucoma ?
  • Apoptosis vs necrosis-induced cell death in calcium ionophoretreated lens epithelial cells
  • Human ocular cell lines: a model for neural cell differentiation and toxicity
  • Nonclinical development of an ophthalmic pharmaceutical: alphagan©
  • Recent data from the national registry of drug-induced ocular side effects
  • Ocular toxicity of fireworks
  • Biomaterials in the eye: historical perspectives
  • The causes of delayed visual acuity results following laser-assisted insitu keratomileusis (Lasik)
  • Studies on the functional restriction of ofloxacine transport by P-glycoprotein (P-GP) in rabbit corneal epithelial cells
  • Transforming growth factor (TGF) -ß2 increases production of Fibronectin in the trabecular meshwork of the eye
  • Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)-determined lipoprotein subclass profile in the DDCT/EDIC cohort: associations with retinopathy
  • Calpain expression upregulated in activated glial and in-flammatory cells in experimental optic neuritis
  • Retinal toxicity in internal ophthalmomyiasis
  • Retro-orbital blood sampling and possible alternative sampling routes in rodents
  • Retinal ganglion cell (rgc) counts in the rat eye
  • Frequency of opacities in the lens and cornea occurring spontaneously in wistar rats used in chronic toxicity studies: experience with a standardized terminology prepared by the hattersheimer kreis
  • "In vitro" alternative methods for evaluating ocular toxicity
  • Current trends in contact lens materials and their increased biocompatibility
  • Human retinal pigment epithelial cells can express MT1-MMP and Collagenase-3 (MMP-13)
  • High-dose glucose induces apoptosis and activates P38 map kinase and phosphorylation of P53 in human retinal endothelia cells
  • Evaluation of glutaraldehyde and providone iodine for sterilization of wide field contact vitrectomy lenses
  • Anterior and posterior chamber phakic implants for high myopia
  • Evaluation of intravitreal dexamethasone treatment for inflammation after vitreoretinal surgery
  • Comparative analysis of complications from ten different refractive surgeries for hyperopia
  • Epithelial ingrowth, a lasik complication: avoidance & management
  • Corneal arcus and blood lipid levels: risk factors for cardiovascular disease
  • Transforming growth factor-beta 1 induces proliferation of tenon’s capsule fibroblasts
  • Pathogenesis of pterygium is linked to over expression of VEGF, VEGF R1, IGF-I AND IGF-I R, and chromosome abnormality
  • Tissue interactions of gonioimplants
  • Photodynamic therapy of experimental choroidal neovas-cularization in the monkey model using of lutetium Texaphyrin
  • Growth factors in secondary aqueous humor increase deposition of chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan in the trabecular meshwork of the eye
  • Growth factors in secondary aqueous humor increase de-position of chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan in the trabecular meshwork of the eye
  • Astrocytes exposed to increased hydrostatic pressure down-regulate expression of mRNA for transforming growth factor beta-1
  • Increased hydrostatic pressure influences expression of matrix metalloproteases mRNA by trabecular cells
  • Biocompatibility program for autologous plasmin device used as an adjunct to vitreal surgery
  • Effects of interleukin-1ß and dexamethasone on expression of mRNAs for matrix metalloproteases by trabecular cells exposed to elevated hydrostatic pressiure
  • Evaluation of materials intended for use in the posterior segment
  • Opacification of the iols after cataract surgery