Whitaker Research Track (Platform)

Friday, May 30, 2014: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
11:00 AM
In Vivo Detection of Deep Retinal Neuronal Layer Changes Following Acute Optic Neuritis Utilizing Optical Coherence Tomography Derived Segmentation
Omar Al-Louzi, MD, Johns Hopkins University; Pavan Bhargava, MD, Johns Hopkins University; Scott D Newsome, D.O., Johns Hopkins University; Peter A Calabresi, MD, FAAN, Johns Hopkins University; Shiv Saidha, MD, Johns Hopkins University

11:10 AM
The Role of Vitamin D and Gender in Optic Neuritis
Jodie M Burton, MD, MSc, FRCPC, University of Calgary; Jessie Trufyn, BSc, MSc, University of Calgary; Cheslia Tung, BSc, University of Calgary; Misha Eliasziw, PhD, Tufts University; Fiona Costello, MD, FRCPC, University of Calgary

11:20 AM
Changes in Step Down Kinematics Following 16 Weeks of Supervised Progressive Resistance Training for People with Multiple Sclerosis
Bradley J Bowser, PhD, South Dakota State University; Cathleen N Brown, PhD, ATC, University of Georgia; Lesley J White, PhD, University of Georgia; Kathy J Simpson, PhD, University of Georgia

11:30 AM
Magnetization Transfer Imaging in Brain Corticospinal Tract Is Associated with Clinical Walking Performance in Multiple Sclerosis
Nora E Fritz, DPT, PhD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Rhul Marasigan, B.A., Kennedy Krieger Institute; Jennifer Keller, PT, Kennedy Krieger Institute; Chen Chun Chiang, B.S., Kennedy Krieger Institute; Peter A Calabresi, MD, FAAN, Johns Hopkins University; Kathleen M Zackowski, PhD, OT, Johns Hopkins University

11:40 AM
Multifocal Visual Evoked Potentials (mfVEP) and Ganglion Cell Inner Plexiform Thickness (GCIPT) in Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS)
Divya Narayanan, B.S.Optometry, University of Houston; Han Cheng, Ph.D., O.D., University of Houston; Rosa Tang, M.D., University of Houston; Laura Frishman, Ph.D., University of Houston

11:50 AM
Right Under Our Noses: Olfactory Pathology in Central Nervous System Demyelinating Diseases
Albert Joseph, MRes, University of Oxford; Jithin George, MRCP, University of Oxford; Richard Yates, BSc, University of Oxford; Marie Hamard, MSc, University of Oxford; Margaret Esiri, FRCPath, University of Oxford; Gabriele C DeLuca, MD, DPhil, University of Oxford

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