5th International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics - ISOPT

Monte Carlo, Monaco, March 11-14, 2004






Invited Lectures

Artificial Tears: Past, Present, and Future
P. Asbell

Ocular Drug Delivery by Cationic Emulsions
S. Benita and G. Lambert

Multimodal Macula Mapping: Characterization of Phenotypes of Diabetic Retinopathy
J. Cunha-Vaz and R. Bernardes

Pathogenesis of Angiogenesis
A. Das

Vascular Endothelial Function in Normal Pressure Glaucoma
Y. Delaney, S. Wilson and C. O’Brien

Neuroprotection of Cones in Rod-cone Degenerations
M.N. Delyfer, T. Léveillard, S. Mohand-Saďd, D. Hicks, S. Picaud and J.A. Sahel

Scleral Implants: A Potential Route of Administration?
O. Felt-Baeyens, S. Eperon, P. Mora, D. Limal, S. Sagodira, P. Breton, Y. Guex-Crosier and R. Gurny

Immunomodulatory Therapy for Inflammatory External Eye Diseases
M. Filipec

Biologic Therapy For Ocular Inflammatory Diseases
C.S. Foster

Non-steroidal Immunomodulatory Therapy for Ocular Inflammatory Disease
C.S. Foster

Pharmacogenetics Entering the Clinical Trials Arena
D. Goldstaub

Prevalence of Noninfectious Ocular Inflammatory Disease
A. Heiligenhaus and C. Heinz

Characterisation of Neurotrophic Factor Signaling Mechanisms and Neuroprotective Effects in Identified Retinal Cells In Vitro
D. Hicks and J. Sahel

Gene Therapy in Glaucoma: Will It Replace Drugs and Surgery?
P. Kaufman

Efficacy and Mechanism of Action of Prostaglandin Analogues
P. Kaufman and B. Gabelt

Eye Associated Lymphoid Tissue (EALT) and the Ocular Surface
E. Knop and N. Knop

Glutamate Induced Cytotoxicity of Transformed Rat Retinal Ganglion Cells As An Acute In Vitro Model of Glaucoma
D.M. Kumar, D. Cummings, I. Charles, M. Agarwal, Y. Patel, M. Patel and N. Agarwal

Cyclosporine A Prodrug for Topical Delivery to the Eye
F. Lallemand, F. Behar-Cohen, O. Felt-Baeyens, S. Rudaz, P. Furrer, K. Besseghir, J.-M. Dumont and R. Gurny

Six Month Results of a Pilot Trial using Oral 13-cis Retinoic Acid as a Treatment for Subfoveal Occult Age-related Macular Degeneration
J.I. Lim, M. Mahmoud, S. Sadda, C.J. Flaxel, M. Humayun and E. de Juan

Effecting Ocular Blood Flow
A. Martínez, M. Gómez and M. Sánchez

Adverse Effects of Corticosteroids Used in Ophthalmology
M. Muhtaseb and W. Ayliffe

Effect of New Quinolones on Blue Light Induced Lipid Peroxidation in Porcine Retinal Homogenate
T. Nakanishi-Ueda, S. Shimada, K. Satoh, T. Ueda, M. Kamekawa, S. Kosuge, M. Yoshida, S. Uchida, N. Mochizuki, R. Koide and H. Yasuhara

EBM: Immunomodulatory Therapy for Uveitis
A.A. Okada

A Phase I/II Trial of Intravenous Squalamine Lactate for Treatment of Choroidal Neovascularization in Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD)
H. Quiroz-Mercado, A. Meza-de Regil, S. Solis, L. Estrada,A. Perez-Reguera, C.A. Garcia, K. Holroyd, A. Desai, S. Uwaydat, C. Cortes-Luna, R. Sepulveda-Flores and G. Peyman

Vitreosolve for Vitreolysis
J. Rivera-Sempértegui, C. Cortes-Luna, H. Quiroz-Mercado, D. Ochoa-Contreras, V. Alfaro, R. Romero-Castro and H. Karageozian

Emerging Biologic Therapies for Immune-Mediated Diseases
J.T. Rosenbaum

When Monotherapy Is Not Enough
J. Thygesen

Drug Modulation of the Trabecular Meshwork
J. Thygesen

Optic Nerve Blood Flow after Acute Intraocular Pressure Increase in Rabbit
A. Tomidokoro, J. Takayama and M. Araie

Clinical Application of Multiplanar En-face OCT in Single or Overlay Mode with Angiographic Images
M.E.J. van Velthoven, F.D. Verbraak, A.G. Podoleanu, R.B. Rosen and M.D. de Smet



Free Papers

Perfluorocarbon Perfused Vitrectomy (PCPV)
R. Agurto-Rivera, H. Quiroz-Mercado, J.L. Guerrero-Naranjo, C. Leizaola-Fernandez, L. Suarez-Tata, G. Reategui, G. Garcia and S. Charles

Mapping Clinically Significant Diabetic Macular Edema. Comparison Between Stereofundus Photography, RTA and OCT
R. Bernardes, J. Figueira, C. Lobo and J. Cunha-Vaz

Beta-blockers Effect on Retinal Blood Flow and Contrast Sensitivity in POAG Patients
B. Brogliatti, L. Belli, F. Tofani, B. Roagna, G.M. Vizzeri and T. Rolle

Impact of Daily IOP Variability on Prescription Decisions
H. DuBiner and G. Berdeaux

IOP and Retinal Arteriole Reactivity To No Modulators in the NZW Rabbit
M.N. Gaspar, I. Lapa, J. Frade, C.A. Fontes Ribeiro, J. Cunha-Vaz and T.R.A. Macedo

Structural Changes in the Optic Disc After Reduction of Intraocular Pressure with Latanoprost
P. Hentova-Sencanic, M. Milovic, P. Jovanovic, N. Milic and Lj. Kovac

Dorzolamide/Timolol Fixed Combination versus Latanoprost: Effects on Intraocular Pressure and Hemodynamics
I. Janulevicienë, A. Harris, L. Kagemann, B. Siesky and L. McCranor

Glaucoma Suspects, Manifest OAG, and a Family History, Identified by New Pupillographic Test
G.L. Kandel, M.B. Kabeck and R.M. Sanchez

Inhibition of Growth Factor Stimulated STAT3 by AG490 in Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells
P.C. Kothary, J.D. Paauw, A.K. Bansal, C.C. Grace and M.A. Del Monte

Inserts for Dry Eye Syndrome Treatment
C.P. Lohmann, A. Huber, W. Herrmann, C. Kölwel, B. Fuchs, B. Gabler and A. Goepferich

Macular Edema Induced by Photodynamic Therapy in Age-related Macular Degeneration
S. Mennel, E.B. Rodrigues, C.H. Meyer, J.C. Schmidt and S. Peter

Changes of the Retinal Nerve Fiber Thickness After Reducing Intraocular Pressure with Latanoprost
M. Milovic, P. Hentova-Sencanic and N. Milic

Preventive Effects of Disulfiram and Aminoguanidine on Cataract Development
T. Nabekura, M. Tomohiro, Y. Ito and S. Kitagawa

Long Term Use of a Preservative-free 0.1% Dexamethasone After Photorefractive Keratectomy
P. Russo, M. Lazzarotto, A. Favero, M. Tomasello, C. Sforzi, V. Papa, G. Milazzo and A. Caporossi

Massive Glucocorticoid Therapy Exacerbates Laser-induced Retinal Trauma
S.T. Schuschereba, B.E. Stuck and J. Marshall

Effect of Epitalon on Free Radical Oxidation Processes in Campbell Rats
S.V. Trofimova and V.Kh. Khavinson

Evaluation of the Antibacterial Activity of Kolanone and the Biflavanoids of Garcinia Kola Seed
E. Uzodike and O. Akano

Quality Assurance of Indian Generic Chloramphenicol and Ciprofloxacin Eyedrops
R.E.Weir and F.H. Zaidi

Variability in the Content of Indian Generic Ciprofloxacin Eyedrops
R.E. Weir, F.H. Zaidi and D.G. Charteris

Low Concentrations of Indian Generic Chloramphenicol Eye Drops May Contribute to Antimicrobial Resistance
F.H. Zaidi and R.E. Weir

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