ISCEV 2017
The 55th Annual Symposium of the

International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision

October 21 - 26, 2017 | Miami, FL








2017 Program Agenda


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 2017 SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2017        MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017  




Please note that unless otherwise noted all ISCEV 2017 scientific sessions take place in the Main Auditorium on the 2nd Level of the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.


Saturday, October 21, 2017

7:00 a.m.
Bus Departs Hotel for Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
7:30 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
8:30 a.m. Animal/Human Courses (VIEW DETAILED COURSE PROGRAM AGENDA)
10:20 a.m. Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits
10:50 a.m. Animal/Human Courses (VIEW DETAILED COURSE PROGRAM AGENDA)
12:20 p.m. Lunch and Visit Exhibits
1:15 p.m. Animal/Human Courses (VIEW DETAILED COURSE PROGRAM AGENDA)
3:00 p.m. Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibts
3:30 p.m. Animal/Human Courses (VIEW DETAILED COURSE PROGRAM AGENDA)
5:30 p.m.
Bus Departs Bascom Palmer for Hotel


Sunday, October 22, 2017

7:00 a.m.
Bus Departs Hotel for Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Animal/Human Courses (VIEW DETAILED COURSE PROGRAM AGENDA)
10:20 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:50 a.m. Animal/Human Courses (VIEW DETAILED COURSE PROGRAM AGENDA)
12:20 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Animal/Human Courses (VIEW DETAILED COURSE PROGRAM AGENDA)
3:15 p.m. Refreshment Break
4:00 p.m.
Bus Departs Bascom Palmer for Hotel
4:30 p.m.
ISCEV Board Meeting (Marriott Stanton South Beach)
5:30 p.m. Attendees On Own


Monday, October 23, 2017

6:30 a.m. - 6:50 a.m.

Buses Depart Hotel for Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits     
8:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
  Session 1: Paper Session - Inherited Retinal Disease
  Moderators: Mitchell Brigell, Ph.D. and Patrizia Tormene, M.D.
8:20 a.m. 1.01 - Photoreceptor and Post Receptor Retinal Function in Young Patients With X-Linked Juvenile Retinoschisis    Lucia Ambrosio, M.D., Ph.D.
8:35 a.m. 1.02 - Full Field and Multifocal Electroretinogram in Patients With Albinism    Arlene Drack, M.D.
8:50 a.m. 1.03 - A Prospective Natural History Study of Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 7: Baseline Visual Function    Brett Jeffrey, Ph.D. 
9:05 a.m. 1.04 - Quantitative Analysis of Clinical Phenotype in RPGR Associated X-Linked Retinitis Pigmentosa    Naheed Khan, Ph.D.
9:20 a.m. 1.05 - Retinal Dystrophy in HARS Syndrome    Daphne McCulloch, O.D., Ph.D.
9:35 a.m. 1.06 - Mutations in the X-Linked Gene PRPS1 Cause Retinal Degeneration in Females    Anthony Robson, Ph.D.
9:50 a.m. 1.07 - Clinical and Genetic Studies in a Large Cohort of Chinese Patients With Bietti's Crystalline Corneal Retinal Dystrophy    Ruifang Sui, M.D.
10:05 a.m.

1.08a - Functional Characteristics of East Asian Patients With Occult Macular Dystrophy (Miyake's Disease); EAOMD Report No. 2 


1.08b - Clinical and Genetic Characteristics of East Asian Patients With Occult Macular Dystrophy (Miyake's Disease); EAOMD Report No. 1



Lizhu Yang, M.D. 


Kaoru Fujinami, M.D., Ph.D.

10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits     
11:00 a.m. Session 2: Frontier Lecture - Inflammatory Retinopathies    Introduction: Byron Lam, M.D. Speaker: Janet Davis, M.D.
11:30 a.m. Session 3: Poster Session

Moderators: Anne Moskowitz, Ph.D. and Maja Sustar, Ph.D.

  3.01 - Assessing Post-Operative Outer Retinal Changes in Patients After Successful Retinal Detachment Surgery  Carl Arndt, M.D., Ph.D.
  3.02 - The Effect of Laser Panretinal Photocoagulation on Full-Field Eletroretinogram Performed With Pattern Scanning Laser    Young-Hoon Ohn, Ph.D.
  3.03 - ERG Recording With Skin Electrode (RETevalTM) on Silicone Oil Filled Eye    Kimitake Ozaki, M.D.
  3.04 - Full-Field ERG Recorded From Myopic Eyes    Atsuhiro Tanikawa, M.D.
  3.05 - Impact of Enriched Environment Exposure During Development on Retinal and Visual Cortex Activity in Mice    Christian Casanova, Ph.D.
  3.06 - Maturation of the Full-Field Electroretinogram With Age in the Yucatan Minipig    Wanda Pfeifer, M.D.
  3.07 - Neonatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Retinal Injury: The Story of the Retinal Vasculature    Suna Jung
  3.08 - Multi-Focal ERG Examination in Animal Vision Research on Local Retinal Injuries    Ming Mei, M.D., Ph.D.
  3.09 - Evaluation of Inner Retinal Function of Glaucomatous Eyes by RETevalTM System    Kengo Ikesugi, M.D.
  7.17 - Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy Following Head Trauma and Ocular Trauma on Contralateral Eye; A Case Report    Hoon Dong Kim, M.D.
  3.11 - Phenotypic Characteristic of a French Cohort With a Molecularly Confirmed Diagnosis of Autosomal Recessive Bestrophinopathy    Isabelle Audo, M.D., Ph.D.
  3.12 - Detection and Analysis of a Novel Mutation in PRPF31 in Two Automosomal Dominant Retinitis Pigmentosa Families    Dongning Liu, M.D.
  3.13 - DWT Analysis of mfERGs Explains Lack of Cone ON-Pathway Complaints in CSNB    Allison Dorfman, Ph.D.
  3.14 - Progressive Cone Dystrophy Associated With CNGB3 Mutation    Laura Echandi, M.D.
  3.15 - Genetic and Clinical Characterization of Four Chinese Patients With Sialidosis Type 1    Xiaoxu Han, M.D.
  3.16 - EOG and mfERG in Patients With Best Vitelliform Dystrophy Associated With the pAla243Val BEST1 Mutation    Martina Jarc-Vidmar, M.D., Ph.D.
  3.17 - Whole Exome Sequencing Reveals DFNB31 Mutations Associated With Mild Cone-Rod Dystrophy and Sensorineural Hearing Loss in Japanese Family    Shuhei Kameya, M.D.
  3.18 - Retinal Dysfunction in a Presymptomatic Patient With Huntington’s Disease    Jonelle Knapp, O.D.
  3.19 - Spatial Characteristics in Retinal Dysfunction of ABCA4-associated Retinal Disorder

Xiao Liu, M.D.

  3.20 - A Nonsense Mutation in PDE6H Causes Autosomal Recessive Oligocone Trichromacy    Anne-Véronique Maillard, M.D.
  3.21 - Rare Genetic Causes of Electronegative ERGs    Eoghan Millar, M.D.
  3.22 - Re-Thinking Visual Electrophysiology for the Genomic Era    Rod Nowakowski, O.D., Ph.D. 
12:30 p.m. Lunch and Visit Exhibits
  Session 4: Oral Abstract Presentations
  Moderators: Karen Holopigian, Ph.D. and Rad Tzekov, M.D., Ph.D.
1:30 p.m. 4.01 - The Photopic Negative Response: An Objective Measure of Retinal Ganglion Cell Function in Patients With Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy    Stuart Coupland, Ph.D.
1:45 p.m. 4.02 - PERG Responses From the Peripheral Retina: Correlation of Field Sector PERG Responses With Standard Automated Perimetry and Circumpapillary Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness in Glaucoma Patients    Shresta Patangay, Ph.D.
2:00 p.m. 4.03 - Retinal Ganglion Cell Function in Recovered Optic Neuritis Is Faster Than Normal    Vittorio Porciatti, D.Sc.
2:15 p.m. 4.04 - Outsized Paediatric VEPs    Dorothy Thompson, Ph.D.
2:30 p.m. Session 5: Clinical Case Session    Moderators: Michael Marmor, M.D. and Richard Smith
4:00 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Buses Depart Bascom Palmer for Hotel
6:30 p.m. Buses Depart Hotel for Dinner at Rusty Pelican
7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception and Dinner at Rusty Pelican

9:30 p.m.


Buses Depart Rusty Pelican for Hotel 




Tuesday, October 24, 2017

6:45 a.m. - 7:05 a.m. 

Buses Depart Hotel for Bascom Palmer

7:15 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits     
  Session 6: Oral Abstract Presentations
  Moderators: Pierre Lachapelle, Ph.D. and J. Jason McAnany, Ph.D.
8:15 a.m. 6.01 - Reference Range Values for 19 Photopic Stimulus Conditions Using the RETeval Device    Quentin Davis, Ph.D.
8:30 a.m. 6.02 - Evaluation of a Soft, Disposable ERG Electrode Prototype   John Hetling, Ph.D. 
8:45 a.m. 6.03 - Factors Affecting Mydriasis-Free Flicker ERGs Recorded With Real-Time Correction for Retinal Illuminance: Study of 150 Young Normal Subjects    Mineo Kondo, M.D.
9:00 a.m. 6.04 - New Method to Provide Dark Adaptation in the Operative Room for ERG Recording    Byron Lam, M.D. 
9:15 a.m. 6.05 - Rod Sensitivity and the ERG A-Wave    John Robson, D.Sc. 
9:30 a.m. 6.06 - Clinical Data Overview - Do You Know What is Coming From Your Ganzfeld?    Martin Slovak, Ph.D. 
9:45 a.m. 6.07 - Multi-angular ERG: Novel Use of Virtual Electrodes for Full-field Retinal Activity Localization    Pearson Wu, B.A.Sc. 
10:00 a.m.

Frontier Lecture: Swept Source OCT Angiography for Macular Diseases: The Prevalence, Incidence and Natural History of Subclinical Neovascularization in Age-Related Macular Degeneration 

  Introduction: Byron Lam, M.D. Speaker: Philip Rosenfield, M.D., Ph.D.
10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits
11:00 a.m.
Session 7: Poster Session    Moderators: Matthias Seeliger, M.D., Ph.D. and James Ver Hoeve, Ph.D.
  7.01 - OCT / OCA Findings in Cases With Enhanced S Cone Syndrome
  Azza Shehab, Ph.D.
  7.02 - Electronegative ERGs Associated With Inherited Retinal Dystrophies – A Review of Patterns and Causality    Anupreet Tumber, M.Sc.
  7.03 - Retinitis Pigmentosa and Osteochondrodysplasia Caused by C21orf2 Mutations    Shoko Ubukata, M.D.
  7.04 - Qualitative ERG Diagnosis Using SensorStrip Adhesive Skin Electrodes
  Scott Brodie, M.D., Ph.D.
  7.05 - The Asynchronous ERG (aERG) Uncovers Man-Made Components of the Flash ERG
  Mercedes Gauthier
  7.06 - The SHERG (Shorter ERGs) Study: Design and Rationale for an Investigation of the Effect of Shorter Dark-Adaptation on ERGs in a Large Patient Cohort
  Kirsten Graham
  7.07 - Case of Convulsive Seizure Occurring Soon After Recording Flicker Electroretinograms    Yuko Hayashi, M.D.
  7.08 - Gaze Detection of Hemifields Using Quasi-Steady-State (QSS) Pattern Visual Evoked Potentials (PVEP) at Low and High Rates    Ibrahim Kaya, Ph.D.
  7.09 - The 30 Hz:1Hz Flicker ERG Ratios: A New Approach to Flicker ERG Analysis    Uzair Khan
  7.10 - Phosphene Thresholds After Dark Adaptation    André Messias, M.D.
  7.11 - Relationship Between Pupil Size and Lens Opacity on Flicker Electroretinograms Recorded With RETevalTM System
  Gen Miura, M.D.
  7.12 - Franciso Argilagos, The True Introducer of Red Free Light: Application in Cuban Epidemic Optic Neuropathy, In Relation With Visual Electrophisiology
  Rosaralis Santiesteban Freixas, M.D., Ph.D.
  7.13 - Late Foveal Response Component of mfERG Recoded With Skin Electrodes    Yoshiaki Shimada, M.D.
  7.14 - Spectral Characterization of the Human Cone System With Electroretinography and Multispectral LED-light Synthesizer    Maja Sustar, Ph.D.
  7.15 - The LED Fractal Stimulator and First Experience of its Application in Electroretinography    Marina Zueva
  7.16 - Diagnostic Biomarkers of Alzheimer’s Disease Utilizing Changes in the Retina    Delia DeBuc, Ph.D.
  7.18 - PhNR Recorded by Conventional Focal MacularERG in Patients With Optic Nerve Dysfunction    Hiroyuki Sakai, M.D. 
  7.19 - Electrophysiological and Clinical Characteristics in Chinese Patients With LHON    Li Shi-Ying, Ph.D., M.D.
  7.20 - The Importance of P-VEP Combined With Perimetry Examinations for Ocular Trauma Diseases    Zhengmin Wang
  7.21 - Electroretinogram in the Workup of Congenital Nystagmus    Arlene Drack, M.D.
  7.22 - The Function of Melanopsin-Containing Retinal Ganglion Cells, Rods and Cones in Diabetic Patients Studied With Pupillometry and Electroretinography   Shakoor Ba-Ali, M.D., Ph.D. Student
12:00 p.m. Lunch and Visit Exhibits

1:00 p.m.
ISCEV 2017 Emiko Adachi Lecture: Electrodiagnostic Testing in the Age of Imaging  

Introduction: Suresh Viswanathan, Ph.D.

Speaker: Laura Frishman, Ph.D.

2:00 p.m. Buses Depart Bascom Palmer for Fairchild Tropical Gardens
2:30 p.m. Fairchild Tropical Gardens
5:00 p.m. Buses Depart Fairchild Tropical Gardens for Hotel
 ______________ Dinner On Own


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

7:00 a.m. - 7:20 a.m.

Buses Departs Hotel for Bascom Palmer

7:00 a.m. Editorial Board Meeting (Bascom Palmer Conference Room)

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
  Session 8: Paper Session - Animal Models

  Moderators: Scott Brodie, M.D. and Sandeep Grover, M.D.
8:30 a.m. 8.01 - Inhibitory Feedback On to Rod Bipolar Cells Modulates Rat Dark-Adapted Oscillatory Potentials
  Jiaman Dai, M.D.
8:45 a.m. 8.02 - Early-Onset Retinal Phenotype in a Mouse Model for X-linked Juvenile Retinoschisis
  Junzo Kinoshita, Ph.D.

9:00 a.m.

8.03 - The Influence of Mean Luminance and Temporal Frequency on Rod and Cone Driven Signals in Physiologically Normal Mice


Jan Kremers, Ph.D.

9:15 a.m. 8.04 - A Longitudinal In-Vivo Evaluation of Retinal Structure and Function Preserved by Lycium Barbarium Polysaccharides in an Acute Ocular Hypertension Rat model
  Yamunadevi Lakshmanan, Ph.D.
9:30 a.m. 8.05 - Amyloid β 1-42 Activates the Complement System and Induces Retinal Inflammatory Responses and Malfunction in Mouse
  Bo Lei, M.D., Ph.D.
9:45 a.m. 8.06 - Characterizing the Retinopathy in the Mouse Model of the Zellweger Spectrum Disorder: Electrophysiological, Cytoarchitectural and Biochemical Evidence of Cellular Malfunction
  Anna Polosa, Ph.D.
10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits


Session 9: Standards:  A Discussion on Extended Electrophysiologic Protocols

  Moderator: Suresh Viswanathan, Ph.D.

10:30 a.m.

VEP Assessment of Visual Acuity

  Ruth Hamilton, Ph.D.
10:41 a.m. The Dark Adapted Red Flash ERG   Dorothy Thompson, Ph.D.
10:52 a.m. The Short-Wavelength Flash ERG   Mineo Kondo, M.D.
11:03 a.m. The Luminance Response   Mary Johnson, Ph.D.
11:14 a.m. The Photopic Hill ERG Protocol   Daphne McCulloch, O.D., Ph.D.
11:25 a.m. The On-Off ERG   Maja Sustar, Ph.D.
11:36 a.m. The Photopic negative Reponse (PhNR)   Laura Frishman, Ph.D.
11:47 a.m. ERG A-Wave Analysis   Mitchell Brigell, Ph.D.
12:00 p.m.
Lunch and Visit Exhibits

1:00 p.m.
Frontier Lecture: Reaching the Tipping Point in Glaucoma

Introduction: Byron Lam, M.D.

Speaker: Vittorio Porciatti, D.Sc.

1:30 p.m. Buses Depart Bascom Palmer for Hotel

2:30 p.m. Beach Games, ISCEV 2017 Olympics

5:00 p.m. Light Reception

6:00 p.m.




Thursday, October 26, 2017

6:30 a.m. -

6:50 a.m

Buses Depart Hotel for Bascom Palmer

7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

  Session 10: Paper Session - Methods 2
  Moderators: Ruth Hamilton, Ph.D. and Andre Messias, M.D.
8:00 a.m. 10.01 - VEP-based Acuity Assessment in Low Vision   Michael Bach, Ph.D.
8:15 a.m. 10.02 - Origin of Non-Linear Steady State PERG Contrast Characteristics Unveiled by Deconvolution   Jorge Bohorquez, Ph.D.
8:30 a.m. 10.03 - Effects of Rate on Steady-State, Quasi-Steady-State and Transient Pattern VEPs Derived With Deconvolution   Özcan Özdamar, Ph.D.
8:45 a.m. 10.04 - Physiological and Noise Components of Steady-State PERG Variability   Vittorio Porciatti, D.Sc.
9:00 a.m. 10.05 - Relationship Between a- and b-wave Parameters and the Photopic Negative Response in Clinical Settings   Radouil Tzekov, M.D., Ph.D.
9:15 a.m. 10.06 - Novel Frequency-Domain Measures for Objective Analysis of the Transient VEP to Contrast-Reversing Patterns (tVEP-CR)   Vance Zemon, Ph.D.
9:30 a.m. ISCEV 2017 William Dawson Lecture: Hereditary Retinal Degenerations - What We Have Learned So Far


Introduction: Byron Lam, M.D.

Speaker: Rong Wen, M.D., Ph.D.

10:00 a.m.  Refreshment Break and Visit Exhibits    
  Session 11: Oral Abstract Presentations
  Moderators: Kaoru Fujinami, M.D., Ph.D. and Julie Racine, Ph.D.
10:30 a.m. 11.01 - Update: Retinal Dysfunction at the Macula in Patients With a “Macula-on” Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment   Kunihiko Akiyama, M.D.
10:45 a.m. 11.02 - The Evaluation of the Full-Field and Multifocal Electroretinogram With Assessment of Ocular Coherence Tomography and Perimetry Testing in Detecting Early Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) Associated Retinal Toxicity in Children   Andre Ali-Ridha, M.D.
11:00 a.m. 11.03 - Electrophysiological Findings in Patients Receiving Chloroquine Therapy and Their Correlation With Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SD-OCT) Thickness Measures   Federica Bertoli, M.D.
11:15 a.m. 11.04 - Structural and Functional Loss of Horizontal Cells in an Animal Model of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury   Mary Johnson, Ph.D.
11:30 a.m. 11.05 - Evaluation of Characteristics of Patients Being Diagnosed With Hydroxychloroquine Retinopathy Using Multifocal ERG, Including Presenting Symptoms and Comorbidities   Reshma Katira, M.D.
11:45 a.m. 11.06 - Flicker Electroretinograms in Diabetics With and Without Retinopathy   J. Jason McAnany, Ph.D.
12:00 p.m. 11.07 - Electroretinogram Changes in Children With Retinopathy of Prematurity Managed With Various Treatment Modalities   Tapas Padhi, M.D.
12:15 p.m. 11.08 - The Pattern ERG and Photopic Negative Response in Diabetics With and Without Retinopathy   Jason Park, Ph.D.
12:30 p.m. Lunch and Visit Exhibits

1:30 p.m.
Electrophysiology Clinical Application Forum: Unexplained Visual Loss Unraveled

Moderator: Mitch Brigell, Ph.D.

Panelists: Sandeep Grover, M.D., Mineo Kondo, M.D. and Josefin Nilsson, M.D., Ph.D.

2:45 p.m. Membership Meeting

4:00 p.m.
Buses Depart Bascom Palmer for Hotel
6:30 p.m.
Buses Depart Hotel for Rusty Pelican
7:00 p.m. Farewell Gala Dinner at Rusty Pelican


9:30 p.m.


Buses Depart Rusty Pelican for Hotel