2017 Annual Meeting

American Association of Ocular Oncologists and Pathologists

March 5 2017, 1:30pm to 5:00pm

Description

American Association of Ocular Oncologists and Pathologists

Biomarkers in Ocular Oncology

Sunday, March 5, 2017
1:30 PM 5:00 PM
CC 303 AB

Session Credits: 3 CME and 3 SAMs

Moderator: Patricia Chevez-Barrios, MD, The Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX

Course Description:
This course is designed to provide knowledge to practicing pathologists regarding the use of biomarkers for the diagnosis, prognosis and guidance of therapy in a number of ocular neoplasms, including intraocular melanoma, sebaceous carcinoma, orbital and neural tumors.

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the relevant biomarkers in ocular oncology
  • Identify certain diagnostic, prognostic and predictive biomarkers in ophthalmic tumors
  • Measure diagnostic, predictive and prognostic relevant biomarkers in ophthalmic oncology

 

Agenda

1:30 PM

Biomarkers in Orbital Tumors
Diva Regina Salomao, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN

2:15 PM

Biomarkers in Neuro-Opthalmopathology
Fausto J. Rodriguez, MD, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

3:00 PM

Biomarkers in Ocular Melanoma
Patricia Chevez-Barrios, MD, The Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX

3:45 PM

Biomarkers in Sebaceous Gland Carcinomas
Sander Dubovy, MD, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL

4:30 PM

Questions and Answers
Patricia Chevez-Barrios, MD, The Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX

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