Year 1999

NANOS Annual Meeting #25, 1999
The Silvertree and Wildwood Lodge Resorts, Snowmass, Colorado, United States of America
1999-03-14 through 1999-03-18
Meeting statistics: 5 days; 7 programs; 117 presentations; 273 active participants (12 moderators; 99 presenters; 268 authors)

Day 1: Sunday, March 14 (1999-03-14)

Program: Scientific Platform Presentations (Session 1)
Moderators: James J. Corbett; Aki Kawasaki

Presentation 1: Evaluation of a New Portable Virtual Reality System to Assess Bedside Visual Fields
Presenters: Nicholas J. Volpe
Authors: Nicholas J. Volpe; David A. Hollander; Mark L. Moster; Grant T. Liu; Laura J. Balcer; Kevin D. Judy; Stephen L. Gale

Presentation 2: Inter-Rater Reliability of the New Low-Contrast Sloan Letter Charts in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
Presenters: Laura J. Balcer
Authors: Laura J. Balcer; Monika L. Baier; Victoria S. Pelak; Robert J. Fox; Steven L. Galetta; Gary R. Cutter

Presentation 3: Clinical Use of the Multifocal Electroretinogram (MERG) in Neuro-Ophthalmology: Distinguishing Optic Nerve Disease from Retinal Dysfunction
Presenters: Randy H. Kardon
Authors: Randy H. Kardon; Paula A. Moore

Presentation 4: Neuroprotection with Memantine, Cerestat, and Riluzole in a Rat Model of Acute Retinal Ischemia
Presenters: Wolf-Dietrich A. Lagreze
Authors: Wolf-Dietrich A. Lagreze; Thomas J. Feuerstein

Presentation 5: SITA (Swedish Interactive Threshold Algorithm) in Hemianopias and Optic Neuropathies: A Comparison with Full Threshold Testing
Presenters: Michael H. Wall
Authors: Michael H. Wall; Steven G. Punke; Tanner L. Stickney; Caridad F. Brito; Kimberly R. Withrow; Randy H. Kardon

Presentation 6: Symptomatic Vascular Pouch Following Endovascular Balloon Embolization of Carotid Cavernous Fistula
Presenters: Dai B. Barr
Authors: Dai B. Barr; Mark J. Kupersmith; Roger E. Turbin; Avi A. Setton; Yasunari N. Niimi; Johnny C. Pryor; Daniel R. Lefton; Alejandro Berenstein

Presentation 7: The Treatment of Traumatic Optic Neuropathy: The International Optic Nerve Trauma Study
Presenters: Leonard A. Levin
Authors: Leonard A. Levin; Roy W. Beck; Michael P. Joseph; Stuart R. Seiff; Raymond T. Kraker

Presentation 8: Isolated Raised Intracranial Pressure as the Only Sign of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
Presenters: Valerie Biousse
Authors: Valerie Biousse; Alain Ameri; Marie-Germaine Bousser

Presentation 9: The Presentation, Natural History and Management of Carotid Cavernous Aneurysms
Presenters: Hadas Stiebel-Kalish
Authors: Hadas Stiebel-Kalish; Alejandro Berenstein; Avi A. Setton; Yasunari N. Niimi; Johnny C. Pryor; Mark J. Kupersmith

Presentation 10: Natural History of Brainstem Caveromas
Presenters: Mark J. Kupersmith
Authors: Mark J. Kupersmith; Henry H. Woo

Day 2: Monday, March 15 (1999-03-15)

Program: The Vestibular System
Moderators: Edmond J. FitzGibbon; Mark L. Moster

Presentation 1: Vestibular Anatomy and Physiology
Presenters: G. Michael Halmagyi
Authors: G. Michael Halmagyi

Presentation 2: Clinical Examination of Vestibular Function
Presenters: David S. Zee
Authors: David S. Zee

Presentation 3: Electronystagmography and Posturography
Presenters: William A. Fletcher
Authors: William A. Fletcher

Presentation 4: Peripheral Vestibular Disease - not available for Web publication
Presenters: G. Michael Halmagyi
Authors: G. Michael Halmagyi

Presentation 5: Central Vestibular Disorders
Presenters: Mark J. Morrow
Authors: Mark J. Morrow

Presentation 6: Treatment of Vertigo
Presenters: Jason JS Barton
Authors: Jason JS Barton

Presentation 7: Dissociated Vertical Divergence
Presenters: Michael C. Brodsky
Authors: Michael C. Brodsky

Program: Poster Presentations
Moderators: not available

Presentation 1: Solitary Fibrous Tumor of the Orbit
Presenters: Andrew G. Lee
Authors: Andrew G. Lee; James W. Gigantelli; Charles NS Soparkar; Marilyn C. Kincaid; Susan R. Carter; R. Patrick Yeates; John S. Kennerdell

Presentation 2: An Imaging Guide to the Evaluation of Third Cranial Nerve Palsies
Presenters: Andrew G. Lee
Authors: Andrew G. Lee; HW Onan; Paul W. Brazis; Thomas C. Prager

Presentation 3: Homonymous Visual Field Defects in Patients without Structural Lesions on Neuroimaging
Presenters: Andrew G. Lee
Authors: Andrew G. Lee; Paul W. Brazis

Presentation 4: Neuro-Ophthalmic Manifestations of Clival Chordomas
Presenters: Michael S. Vaphiades
Authors: Michael S. Vaphiades; Andrew G. Lee; Michael R. Leachman; Ossama Al-Mefty

Presentation 5: Optic Nerve Edema as a Consequence of Respiratory Disease
Presenters: Henry S. O'Halloran
Authors: Henry S. O'Halloran; Joseph R. Berger; Robert S. Baker

Presentation 6: Biopsy Proven Histoplasma Capsulatum as a Cause of Vitritis in a Patient with Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Presenters: Henry S. O'Halloran
Authors: Henry S. O'Halloran; Harsha A. Sen; Arati D. Pandya

Presentation 7: Neuro-Ophthalmological Presentation and Successful Treatment of Invasive Sphenoid Sinus Aspergillosis in Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
Presenters: Arturo Carta
Authors: Arturo Carta; Antonio Lusignani

Presentation 8: Concordance of Bilateral Temporal Artery Biopsy in Giant Cell Arteritis
Presenters: Misha L. Pless
Authors: Misha L. Pless; Joseph F. Rizzo III; Jon M. Lampkin; Simmons Lessell

Presentation 9: Reversible Central Visual Function Disturbances Due to Cyclosporine A Toxicity
Presenters: Misha L. Pless
Authors: Misha L. Pless

Presentation 10: Classification of Visual Field Abnormalities in the Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study (OHTS)
Presenters: John L. Keltner
Authors: John L. Keltner; Chris A. Johnson; John O. Spurr; Michael A. Kass; Mae O. Gordon

Presentation 11: Thrombocytosis in Temporal Arteritis
Presenters: Norah S. Lincoff
Authors: Norah S. Lincoff

Presentation 12: Apoptotic Neuronal Cell Death in Retinal Ischemia
Presenters: Satoshi Kashii
Authors: Satoshi Kashii

Presentation 13: Oculomotor and Oculography Findings in Pallido-Ponto-Nigral Degeneration (PPND) Linked to Chromosome 17
Presenters: Richard H. Legge
Authors: Richard H. Legge; Randy H. Kardon; Mitchell A. Gossman; Zbigniew K. Wszolek

Presentation 14: Indocyanine Green Angiography Findings in Acute Idiopathic Blind Spot Enlargement Syndrome
Presenters: Federico F. Sadun
Authors: Federico F. Sadun; Alfredo Pece; Rosario Brancato

Presentation 15: Retinopathy in Patients with Diabetic Ophthalmoplegia
Presenters: Angela S. Oster
Authors: Angela S. Oster; R. Michael Siatkowski; William J. Feuer

Presentation 16: Orbital Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas: Outcome and Complications of Treatment
Presenters: Scott L. Stafford
Authors: Scott L. Stafford; James A. Garrity; Timothy F. Kozelsky; James A. Martenson Jr; Paul J. Kurtin

Presentation 17: Papilledema with POEMS Syndrome
Presenters: Stefania Bianchi-Marzoli
Authors: Stefania Bianchi-Marzoli; Paola Ciasca; P. Costas Rojo; Francesco Carones; Rosario Brancato

Presentation 18: Ptosis and Mydriasis after Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
Presenters: Stefania Bianchi-Marzoli
Authors: Stefania Bianchi-Marzoli; Carmen Sannace; Giuseppe Galardi; Paolo Servida; Rosario Brancato; Angelo Quattrini

Presentation 19: Structural Imaging of the Optic Nerve Head and Nerve Fiber Layer in Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy and Altitudinal Visual Field Loss
Presenters: Christopher A. Girkin
Authors: Christopher A. Girkin; Julia M. Williams; Linda M. Zangwill; Leah N. Levi; Robert N. Weinreb

Presentation 20: Optic Neuropathy Occurring after Wasp and Bee Sting
Presenters: Jeffrey S. Maltzman
Authors: Jeffrey S. Maltzman; Andrew G. Lee; Neil R. Miller

Presentation 21: Idiopathic Optic Disc Neovascularization in a Teenager
Presenters: Arati D. Pandya
Authors: Arati D. Pandya; John D. Conklin

Presentation 22: SITA vs HVF 30-2: A Comparison of the Efficiency, Reliability and Reproducibility in Neurophthalmology Patients
Presenters: Kimberly A. Peele-Cockerham
Authors: Kimberly A. Peele-Cockerham; Richard D. Stutzman; Ella M. Rosamont-Morgan; Robert J. Labutta

Presentation 23: The Clinical Spectrum of Schwannomas with Visual Dysfunction
Presenters: Kimberly A. Peele-Cockerham
Authors: Kimberly A. Peele-Cockerham; Glenn C. Cockerham; Ahmed A. Hidayat

Presentation 24: Optic Nerve and Retinal Changes in Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON) with 11778 and 3460 mt DNA Mutations -- A Comparative Light and Electronmicroscopic Study
Presenters: Swaraj Bose
Authors: Swaraj Bose; Valerio Carelli; Hossein G. Sadaati; Alfredo A. Sadun

Presentation 25: Familial Isolated Foveal Hypoplasia Simulating Hereditary Congenital Nystagmus and Gaze Holding Failure
Presenters: Mitchell B. Strominger
Authors: Mitchell B. Strominger; Norman A. Saffra

Presentation 26: Bilateral Idiopathic Sclerosing Orbital Pseudotumor
Presenters: George Alexandrakis
Authors: George Alexandrakis; Byron L. Lam; David T. Tse; Thomas E. Johnson

Presentation 27: Can Love Make You Blind? A Possible Case of Viagra, Cardiac Arrest and Cortical Blindness
Presenters: Stefanie Schriever
Authors: Stefanie Schriever; Andreas F. Heuck

Presentation 28: Snake Handlers, the Will of God and Death by Retinoblastoma
Presenters: Sharon M. Napier
Authors: Sharon M. Napier; Robert S. Baker

Presentation 29: Gaze Evoked Amaurosis in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Presenters: Isla M. Williams
Authors: Isla M. Williams

Presentation 30: Two Cases of Melanoma Associated Retinopathy (MAR)
Presenters: Vivian N. Rismondo
Authors: Vivian N. Rismondo; Donald C. Falgoust; Alfredo A. Sadun

Presentation 31: Macular Sparing: Reality or Artefact?
Presenters: Susanne Trauzettel-Klosinski
Authors: Susanne Trauzettel-Klosinski; Jens J. Reinhard

Presentation 32: A Patient with Dual Right Ophthalmic Arteries and Ophthalmic Artery Occlusion following Meningioma Resection
Presenters: Warren L. Felton III
Authors: Warren L. Felton III; William C. Broaddus; Michele H. Johnson

Presentation 33: Acute Orbital Inflammation from Biphosphonates
Presenters: Gangadhara JK Sundar
Authors: Gangadhara JK Sundar; Murray D. Christianson; Christian E. George

Presentation 34: Prognostic Indicators of Vision and Mortality in Shaken Baby Syndrome
Presenters: Craig F. McCabe
Authors: Craig F. McCabe; Sean P. Donahue

Presentation 35: Activated Protein C Resistance Associated with Central Retinal Artery Occlusion and Ischemic Complications of Pseudopapilledema
Presenters: Benjamin B. Chun
Authors: Benjamin B. Chun; Mark L. Nelson; Thaddeus J. Krolicki; Anthony R. Truxal; Marybeth A. Grazko

Presentation 36: Effective Treatment of Bilateral Optic Neuritis with Intravenous Cyclophosphamide - Case Report
Presenters: Fahmi M. Al-Senani
Authors: Fahmi M. Al-Senani; Pamela Y. Blake; George P. Chrousos

Presentation 37: Vertical Saccades in Oblique Muscle Dysfunction
Presenters: Jason JS Barton
Authors: Jason JS Barton; James M. Intriligator

Presentation 38: Immunoglobulin Administration (IVIg) May Not Reverse Visual Acuity Loss in Long Standing Optic Neuritis Associated with Multiple Sclerosis
Presenters: Jacqueline A. Leavitt
Authors: Jacqueline A. Leavitt; John H. Noseworthy; Peter C. O'Brien; Tanya M. Petterson; Brian G. Weinshenker; Shelley A. Cross; Jennifer A. Weis; Lorna N. Stevens; Raymond G. Auger; Moses Rodriguez

Presentation 39: Neuro-Ophthalmic Manifestations of Cavernous Sinus Pathology
Presenters: William M. Thompson
Authors: William M. Thompson; Steven A. Newman

Presentation 40: Radiation-Induced Sixth Nerve Palsy
Presenters: Pamela Y. Blake
Authors: Pamela Y. Blake; Philip H. Scharper Jr; Charles C. Wang; Kevin J. Cullen

Presentation 41: The Effect of Sulfa-Conjugated Medications on Intracranial Pressure in Patients with Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, and Lack of Correlation Between Spinal Fluid Pressure and Weight
Presenters: Deborah I. Friedman
Authors: Deborah I. Friedman; Pamela Ingram

Presentation 42: Bilateral Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy and Autoimmune Thrombocytopenia. What is the Role of the Thrombocytes?
Presenters: Hanspeter E. Killer
Authors: Hanspeter E. Killer; Andreas Huber; Claudine Portmann; Josef Flammer

Presentation 43: The Effects of Ondansetron, a 5-HT3 Receptor Antagonist, on Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
Presenters: Martin W. ten Hove
Authors: Martin W. ten Hove; Roger J. Broughton; Douglas P. Munoz; Richard J. Riopelle

Presentation 44: Eyelid Abnormalities in Hemispheric Stroke - Pilot Study
Presenters: Peter D. Fedor
Authors: Peter D. Fedor; Luis L. D'Olhaberriague; Victoria Recio; Barry Skarf; Steven R. Levine; Harry H. Mansbach

Presentation 45: Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma Metastatic to the Brain in a Child
Presenters: A. Montenegro Piniella
Authors: A. Montenegro Piniella; R. Michael Siatkowski

Presentation 46: Pathognomonic Fundus in AION Associated with Temporal Arteritis
Presenters: Francois Evoy
Authors: Francois Evoy; Francine Mathieu-Millaire

Presentation 47: Pupillary Hippus: A Clearly Chaotic and Highly Organized Oscillation
Presenters: Michael L. Rosenberg
Authors: Michael L. Rosenberg; Martin H. Kroll

Presentation 48: The Effect of Lid Elevation on the Cross-Cover Test
Presenters: Michael L. Rosenberg
Authors: Michael L. Rosenberg; Martin S. Gizzi

Presentation 49: Functional Differences Between the Midbrain and Cortical Pupillary Light Reflex Pathway: Effect of Stimulus Size
Presenters: Syndee J. Givre
Authors: Syndee J. Givre; Randy H. Kardon

Presentation 50: Long Term Prognosis in Patients with Vasculopathic Abducens Nerve Palsy
Presenters: Scott K. Sanders
Authors: Scott K. Sanders; Valerie A. Purvin; Aki Kawasaki

Presentation 51: Clinical Features of Periopitic Neuritis
Presenters: Valerie A. Purvin
Authors: Valerie A. Purvin; Aki Kawasaki

Presentation 52: The Genetics of Optic Nerve Drusen
Presenters: Bradley J. Katz
Authors: Bradley J. Katz

Presentation 53: Neuro-Ophthalmic Complaints as the Presenting Symptoms of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Presenters: Bradley J. Katz
Authors: Bradley J. Katz; Judith EA Warner; Kathleen B. Digre; Jeannette J. Townsend

Presentation 54: The Effect of Aspirin on Fellow Eye Involvement in Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Presenters: Ruth Huna-Baron
Authors: Ruth Huna-Baron; Ophira Salomon; Shimon Kurtz; David M. Steinberg; Uri Seligsohn

Presentation 55: A Dual-Mode Model for Latent Nystagmus
Presenters: Louis F. Dell'Osso
Authors: Louis F. Dell'Osso; Jonathan B. Jacobs

Presentation 56: Congenital Motor Nystagmus Linked to Xq26-q27
Presenters: John B. Kerrison
Authors: John B. Kerrison; M. Reza Vagefi; M. Michael Barmada; Irene H. Maumenee

Presentation 57: Hyperhomocysteinemia and Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Presenters: Aki Kawasaki
Authors: Aki Kawasaki; Fred O. Butler

Presentation 58: Use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Differentiate Optic Neuritis and Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Presenters: Joseph F. Rizzo III
Authors: Joseph F. Rizzo III; James D. Rabinov

Presentation 59: Cavernous Sinus Syndrome Secondary to Hemorrhage into an Intracranial Aneurysmal Bone Cyst
Presenters: Gerard L. Hershewe
Authors: Gerard L. Hershewe; L. Lui; Jay K. Morgan

Presentation 60: The Clinical Utility of the Histopathology ""Healed Arteritis"" of the Superficial Temporal Artery (STA)
Presenters: Adolfo Guemes
Authors: Adolfo Guemes; Gregory S. Kosmorsky

Presentation 61: Neuro-Ophthalmology and Lymphocytic Hypophysitis
Presenters: Eric R. Eggenberger
Authors: Eric R. Eggenberger; Andrew G. Lee

Presentation 62: Oculopalatal Tremor with Delayed Onset Ataxia
Presenters: Eric R. Eggenberger
Authors: Eric R. Eggenberger; Wayne T. Cornblath; Donald H. Stewart

Presentation 63: Embolism and Ocular Ischemic Events
Presenters: Ippolit Matjucha
Authors: Ippolit Matjucha; Christine AC Wijman; Salman N. Malik; Naveen Goyal

Presentation 64: Fluorescein Angiography (FA) Abnormalities in Vasculitis Related, Unilateral Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (AION)
Presenters: Jorge C. Kattah
Authors: Jorge C. Kattah

Presentation 65: Portable Pupillometry of the Swinging Flashlight Test to Detect Afferent Pupil Defects
Presenters: Nicholas J. Volpe
Authors: Nicholas J. Volpe; Elizabeth S. Plotkin; Maureen G. Maguire; Steven L. Galetta

Presentation 66: Optic Neuritis in Dengue Fever
Presenters: Marco A. Lana-Peixoto
Authors: Marco A. Lana-Peixoto; IR Souza; Alexandre Barbosa

Presentation 67: Neuro-Ophthalmologic Presentation of Silent Sinus Syndrome
Presenters: Natalie W. Lopasic
Authors: Natalie W. Lopasic; Gregory B. Krohel; Robert L. Schultze

Presentation 68: Progressive Mono-Focal Leucoencephalopathy: Neuro-Ophthalmic Presentations
Presenters: Irene J. Vanek
Authors: Irene J. Vanek; James A. Sharpe

Presentation 69: Addition of Posterior Fixation Sutures to Full Vertical Rectus Muscle Transpositions for Abducens Nerve Palsy
Presenters: Brad D. Simons
Authors: Brad D. Simons; R. Michael Siatkowski; Ann G. Neff

Presentation 70: Functional Visual Loss: Presentation and Diagnosis
Presenters: Jason C. Wickens
Authors: Jason C. Wickens; Steven A. Newman

Presentation 71: Iatrogenic Hysteria: A Neuro-Ophthalmolgist's Worst Nightmare
Presenters: Todd L. Maus
Authors: Todd L. Maus; Brian R. Younge

Presentation 72: Brimonidine Imitates Physiologic Anisocoria
Presenters: Carlos Manrique de Lara
Authors: Carlos Manrique de Lara

Presentation 73: Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Secondary to LASIK
Presenters: Thomas J. Carlow
Authors: Thomas J. Carlow

Day 3: Tuesday, March 16 (1999-03-16)

Program: Update - Neurocutaneous Syndromes
Moderators: Anthony C. Arnold; Lenworth N. Johnson

Presentation 1: Neurocutaneous Disorders: Five Important Things to Ponder About Their Clinical Manifestations
Presenters: Mark S. Borchert
Authors: Mark S. Borchert

Presentation 2: Tumor Suppressor Gene Disorders
Presenters: David H. Gutmann
Authors: David H. Gutmann

Presentation 3: Neuroimaging in the Neurocutaneous Disorders - not available for Web publication
Presenters: Sophia M. Chung
Authors: Sophia M. Chung

Presentation 4: Tuberous Sclerosis and Neurofibromatosis: Review and Update - not available for Web publication
Presenters: David H. Gutmann
Authors: David H. Gutmann

Presentation 5: Retinal and Vascular Lesions in the Neurocutaneous Disorders - not available for Web publication
Presenters: Anthony C. Arnold
Authors: Anthony C. Arnold

Presentation 6: Controversies in Management of Neurocutaneous Disorders
Presenters: Carol F. Zimmerman
Authors: Carol F. Zimmerman

Presentation 7: A Practice Pathway for the Management of Gliomas of the Anterior Visual Pathway: An Evidence-Based Approach
Presenters: Andrew G. Lee
Authors: Andrew G. Lee

Program: Scientific Platform Presentations (Session 2)
Moderators: Richard L. Hughes; Andrew G. Lee

Presentation 1: Optic Nerve Head Drusen: A Comparison of Imaging Techniques
Presenters: Klara Landau
Authors: Klara Landau; Malaika M. Kurz-Levin

Presentation 2: Effect of ABSHELL on Headaches and Tinnitus in Pseudotumor Cerebri
Presenters: Harvey J. Sugerman
Authors: Harvey J. Sugerman; Warren L. Felton III; Aristides N. Sismanis; Bobby H. Saggi; James M. Doty; Charles R. Blocher; Anthony P. Marmarou; Raymond G. Makhoul

Presentation 3: Human Verification of the Mythical Knee ofWilbrand
Presenters: Gregory S. Kosmorsky
Authors: Gregory S. Kosmorsky

Presentation 4: Pupillary Light Reflex Changes in Patients with Homonymous Hemianopias from Hemispheric Lesions
Presenters: Marina B. Sobol
Authors: Marina B. Sobol; Michael L. Rosenberg; Robert J. Clarke

Presentation 5: Serum Vitamin A Concentration Is Elevated in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Presenters: Daniel M. Jacobson
Authors: Daniel M. Jacobson; Michael H. Wall; Kathleen B. Digre; James J. Corbett

Presentation 6: A Review of Optic Gliomas of the Anterior Visual Pathway
Presenters: Gregg S. Gayre
Authors: Gregg S. Gayre; Ingrid U. Scott; R. Michael Siatkowski

Presentation 7: Optic Neuropathy and Retinopathy after Bone Marrow Transplantation
Presenters: Anthony C. Arnold
Authors: Anthony C. Arnold

Presentation 8: Molecular Approaches to Identify Candidate Pathogens in Giant Cell Arteritis
Presenters: Lynn K. Gordon
Authors: Lynn K. Gordon; Melissa Goldman; Hallie L. Sandusky; Todd A. Goodglick; Jonathan Braun

Presentation 9: Acetaminophen Produces Increased Intracranial Pressure in Rats
Presenters: Deborah I. Friedman
Authors: Deborah I. Friedman; Pamela Ingram; William F. Campbell

Presentation 10: Rodent Model of Mitochondrial Impairment as a Cause of Optic Nerve Disease
Presenters: Alfredo A. Sadun
Authors: Alfredo A. Sadun

Day 4: Wednesday, March 17 (1999-03-17)

Program: Optic Nerve Disease -- Protection and Regeneration
Moderators: Steven L. Galetta; Leonard A. Levin

Presentation 1: A Proposed Molecular Basis for Optic Neuropathies with Therapeutic Implications
Presenters: Evan B. Dreyer
Authors: Evan B. Dreyer

Presentation 2: Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Update
Presenters: David I. Kaufman
Authors: David I. Kaufman

Presentation 3: Mitochondrial Optic Neuropathies
Presenters: Nancy J. Newman
Authors: Nancy J. Newman

Presentation 4: Immunomodulating Therapies for Optic Neuritis and Multiple Sclerosis
Presenters: Steven L. Galetta
Authors: Steven L. Galetta

Presentation 5: Strategies for Optic Nerve Regeneration
Presenters: Leonard A. Levin
Authors: Leonard A. Levin

Day 5: Thursday, March 18 (1999-03-18)

Program: Neurodegenerative Diseases
Moderators: Jane C. Sargent; Charles D. Smith

Presentation 1: Mechanisms Underlying CNS Degenerative Disease
Presenters: Carol F. Lippa
Authors: Carol F. Lippa

Presentation 2: Genetic Aspects of CNS Degenerative Disease
Presenters: Carol F. Lippa
Authors: Carol F. Lippa

Presentation 3: Neuro-Ophthalmologic Manifestations of the Spinocerebellar Degenerative Disorders
Presenters: Steven R. Hamilton
Authors: Steven R. Hamilton

Presentation 4: Neuro-Ophthalmologic Manifestations of Parkinson's Disease
Presenters: Jacqueline MS Winterkorn
Authors: Jacqueline MS Winterkorn

Presentation 5: Hashimoto's Encephalopathy
Presenters: Charles G. Maitland
Authors: Charles G. Maitland