WELCOME TO NANOS SPOTLIGHT - SOCIETY NEWSLETTER
NANOS Spotlight is a Society newsletter that keeps NANOS members informed of what's going on in the Society, highlights member achievements, celebrates member successes and Society accomplishments, features NANOS volunteers and member resources, and much more. Enjoy our March 2022 issue and click here to check out our past issues.
NANOS 48TH ANNUAL MEETING: HIGHLIGHTS
We are thrilled to report that the NANOS 48th Annual Meeting in Austin was a huge success. Thank you to NANOS volunteers, faculty, speakers, moderators, and Board members for making this program such a success. We are happy to share with you the meeting highlights and important links.
- More than 600 in-person attendees
- Almost 100 International attendees
- 10 general sessions & 4 optional symposia
- WIN and YONO forums
- 16 Walsh Presentations
- 24 Platform Presentations
- 332 Posters
- 4 Top Sponsors
- 14 Exhibitors
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING AWARD RECIPIENTS
THOMAS CARLOW DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
Leah Levi, MD
Lynn Gordon, MD, PhD, Leah Levi, MD, Valerie Biousse, MD
2022 MERIT AWARDS
(for extraordinary contributions of time, energy, and resources to NANOS)
- Patricia Johnston McNussen, MD
- Victoria Pelak, MD
Patricia Johnston McNussen, MD & Peter Quiros, MD
Victoria Pelak, MD & Peter Quiros, MD
BEST FRANK B. WALSH SESSION PAPER PRESENTATION BY A FELLOW
Jeffrey Gluckstein, MD - "Double Crossed"
BEST ABSTRACT AWARD BY STUDENT
Micalla Peng, BS - "Electric Fields Direct Full-Length Optic Nerve Regeneration And Partial Restoration of Visual Function"
BEST ABSTRACT AWARD BY RESIDENT
James Mitchell, MB, BS, MRCP - "A Randomized Controlled, Trial of the GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Exenatide in Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension"
JAMES A. SHARPE BEST ABSTRACT BY A FELLOW
Andre Aung, MD - "Referral Patterns to Neuro-Ophthalmology for Presumptive Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) Based on Isolated Neuroimaging Findings"
2022 J. LAWTON SMITH AWARD
Alvin Liu, MD - "Detection of Optic Disc Abnormalities in Color Fundus Photographs Using Deep Learning"
2022 DR. IVY DREIZIN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT GRANT
Zoe Williams, MD
HOYT LECTURE AWARD
Valerie Biousse, MD - "Acute Retinal Ischemia: Time for Action!"
American Academy of Ophthalmology – Annual Meeting
November 13, 2021 – New Orleans, LA
Click here to view previous NANOS award recipients.
SUBMIT YOUR 2023 MERIT AWARD NOMINATION
We invite you to submit your nominations for the NANOS 2023 Merit Award, which now comes with one-year complimentary dues.
Deadline: November 6, 2022
Click here to learn more about the Merit Award.
NEW FELLOWS OF NANOS
NEW MEMBERS OF NANOS
Click here to view the NANOS posters that feature new Fellows and Members of NANOS.
NEW SENIOR FELLOWS AND SENIOR MEMBERS OF NANOS
Thomas Bosley, MD
Preston Calvert, MD
Scott Forman, MD
Avinoam Safran, MD
Stephen Thurston, MD
Russell Edwards, MD, APC
Vivian Rismondo-Stankovich, MD
Richard Selbst, MD, FAAN
Alan Weingarden, MD
SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS
All our sponsors and exhibitors are acknowledged on our website here. Thank you for your support!
NANOS would like to thank the NANOS members for their generous contributions. Please click here to view the list of donors who helped make this meeting happen.
#NANOS2022 ON DEMAND CONTENT NOW AVAILABLE
Didn't have a chance to catch your favorite session at the NANOS 2022 Annual Meeting in Austin? We have you covered. On Demand content is now available till May 31, 2022. Register today and earn up to 28 CME credits.
Click here to view the 2022 Annual Meeting registration fees.
Already registered? Login now and start learning today!
CME SYMPOSIUM ON THYROID EYE DISEASE (TED)
Earn up to 6.75 CME/ABO CC Part II credits during this full-day, hybrid symposium on Saturday, March 26, 2022 (8 am – 4 pm PT), in Newport Beach, CA. TED360 Forum will provide guidance on the appropriate use of therapies and strategies for delivering individualized care to patients with TED. In this highly interactive program, expert faculty will discuss the available treatment options and review the ongoing research in TED, surgical trends, and targeted insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor therapy. Didactic presentations, collegial conversations, interactive case challenges, as well as live Q&A sessions will be featured. Can’t make it in-person? Join via livestream!
Disclaimer: This symposium is organized by Vindico Medical Education with grant support from Horizon Therapeutics USA, Inc. NANOS is not the CME provider for this activity.
NEW! NANOS NOTE (NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY TECHNIQUES OF EXAMINATION FOR NON-NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGISTS)
Do you have colleagues who are not neuro-ophthalmologists who would like a resource tailored for them to learn more about our field? This includes, PA's, PT's, ER doctors, nurses, ophthalmic technicians, PCP's, etc. Check out NOTE (member login required) and share this flyer with your colleagues!
NOVEL VISUAL DIAGNOSIS CHALLENGE
Can you name this optic nerve anomaly? Click here for the answer and more information.
MARCH ISSUE OF JNO NOW AVAILABLE
Click here for a direct link to the online edition of the March JNO. Members can also read the journal using the 'JNO Online' link in the members-only area of the NANOS website (login required).
FEATURED JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Neuro-Ophthalmologist at Quigley Eye Specialists • Learn more
Neuro-Ophthalmologist at Mayo Clinic • Learn more
Neuro-Ophthalmology at University of Louisville • Learn more
POPULAR ON SOCIAL MEDIA
NANOS member Dr. Steffen Hamann and team present prospective evidence on the role of temporal artery ultrasound vs biopsy in the diagnosis of GCA – Article • Twitter • Facebook
This large observational cohort study of 529 Chinese patients with #optic #neuritis showed that AQP4-IgG seropositivity, male sex, older age, severe vision loss at nadir, and higher number of recurrences were all associated with a worse visual outcome – Article • Twitter • Facebook
Dr. Van Stavern and colleagues just published their 3 year longitudinal OCTA study revealing that the foveal avascular zone remains enlarged in patients with pre-clinical Alzheimer’s disease – Article • Twitter • Facebook
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