Optic Nerve Head Biomechanics

J. Crawford Downs, PhD, Professor and Vice-Chair Basic Science Research in the Department of Ophthalmology and Director of the Ocular Biomechanics and Biotransport Program at UAB, discusses how new findings in basic science research on ocular biomechanics relates to glaucoma pathogenesis. Emerging data on age and race disparities of current glaucoma patients will be presented along with new research related to the dynamics of intraocular pressure – a known risk factor for glaucoma. This research is relevant to anyone in the medical field who works with glaucoma patients.

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Surgical Management of Epilepsy: Temporal Lobectomies and Beyond

Kristen O. Riley, MD, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Director, and Multidiscipline Pituitary Disorders discusses the latest in surgical management options for epilepsy.

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Semi-interventional Pulmonology: Bronchial Thermoplasty and Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction

Mark Dransfield MD, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine and Medical Director of the UAB Lung Health Center, covers two major topics in this presentation from the 2013 UAB Pulmonary and Critical Care Update symposium.

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