Sample projects

The following is a sample of projects currently underway. Both those involving and not involving CVS students have been listed to give an idea of the range of investigations ongoing. CVS MSc students are listed in italics.



Leila Fahim & Robert LaRoche Clinical Assessment of Motion Stereopsis in Strabismus Sufferers. A Novel and More Realistic Clinical Functional Measure
Robert LaRoche & PEDIG Intermittent Exotropia Study 2 (IXT2). A Randomized Clinical Trial of Observation versus Occlusion Therapy for Intermittent Exotropia
Robert LaRoche & PEDIG Esotropia Treatment with Botulinum Toxin-A Injection Data Collection
Robert LaRoche, Naeem Nabi & PEDIG Pediatric Cataract Surgery Outcomes Registry
Jeffery Locke & François Tremblay Regulation of Retinal Activity in an Ex-vivo Guinea Pig Model by Chloral Hydrate, Ketamine and Xylazine Anesthetics
Meghan McMillan, Mary Lou McGregor & Karen McMain The Frequency of Association between Fourth Cranial Nerve Palsies and Convergence Insufficiency: An Observational Cohort Study
Johane Robitaille Genetic Analysis of Frizzled-4 (FZD4) and its Influence on Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy (ROP) and Other Associated Retinal Disorders
Johane Robitaille Genetic Analysis and Mutation Effect on the Variation of Phenotype of Autosomal Dominant Optic Atrophy (ADOA), Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis & Congential Stationary Night Blindness
Johane Robitaille & François Tremblay Clinical and Genetic Analysis of Presumed Pericentral Retinal Degeneration
Johane Robitaille, Alan Cruess, François Tremblay, et al Foundation Fighting Blindness Patient Registry
Stephanie Sobey & Patricia McMullen Effects of Target Gaze Direction, Head Position, and Inversion on Sex Recognition: An Eye-Tracking Study
François Tremblay Does Long-term Feeding of Blueberry Anthocyanins Affect Night Vision?
François Tremblay Role of Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels in the Generation of the Electroretinogram
François Tremblay & Joan Parkinson Comparison of the Effects of Testing Paradigm on Standard Visual Evoked Potential and Sweep Visual Evoked Potentials