Lecture Schedule for the 23rd Pupil Colloquium

Wednesday August 11th - Friday August 13th

Unless otherwise indicated (by * ) the presentations will be 30 minutes in total. 
It is expected that each talk will last for 20-25 minutes, allowing 5 - 10 minutes for discussion.
The Loewenfeld lecture will be one hour.

This link will take you to the Colloquium Abstracts in alphabetical order

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 Wednesday session 1  9.00 - 10.40


E.Szabadi and P.A.Howarth

Welcome to the Colloquium

F.D.Bremner and S.E.Smith 

Pupillary light reflexes recorded from the corneal surface in man

K.D.Cocker, M.J.Moseley, and A.R.Fielder

Video-based recording of the pupil light reflex in preterm infants

S.E. Smith and F.D.Bremner

Pupil involvement in a case of Sub-acute Autonomic Failure



11.11 eclipse-watch




Wednesday session 2    11.30 - 12.30


M.Norrish and J.Mollon

The spectral sensitivity of the transient component of the pupillary light response in colour normals and dichromats: 'Pupillary protonopia' in colour-normals? 

J.L.Barbur and J.A.Harlow

Pupil responses to D-isoluminant stimuli and to coloured afterimages in patients with damaged primary visual cortex 



Wednesday session 3  14.00 - 15.30


S.R.Steinhauer, R.Condray, A.Kasparek, and G.G.Dougherty

Sympathetic and parasympathetic contributions to motor-related pupillary dilation: dissociation by illumination and pharmacological blockade 

A.Tales, S.R.Butler, T.Troscianko and G.Wilcock

The Pupillary Light Reflex in Alzheimer's Disease. 

C.A.Sullivan, R.Lawrence, and A.J.Britten

Experience in Optimising the Tropicamide eye drop test as a Diagnostic Test of Alzheimer's disease



Wednesday session 4 16.00 - 17.30


S.R.Steinhauer, R.Condray and A.Kasparek

Inhibition of the pupillary light reflex by cognitive activation

M.Nakayama and Y.Shimizu

Pupillary Response as a Measure of Emotional Change and Related Subject Indices in Viewing Movies

P.Bitsios, E.Szabadi and C.M.Bradshaw

The "fear-inhibited light reflex": A laboratory model of human anxiety.



Thursday session 1  9.00 - 10.30


M.A.Phillips, E.Szabadi and C.M.Bradshaw *

Effects of 5HT1A receptor agonists upon pupil size in human volunteers.


Pharmacodynamic effects of 5-HT1A agonists  on pupil reaction 

M.D.Larson and P.D.Berry

Effect of Dopamine 2 Antagonists on reflex dilation in humans

E.Szabadi, P.Bitsios, S.Tavernor and C.M.Bradshaw *

Comparison of the effects of moclobemide and selegiline on tyramine-evoked mydriasis in man



Thursday session 2   11.00 - 12.30



Is the iris a "minimum-wear-and-tear" meshwork?

H.S. Thompson

Loewenfeld Lecture (1 hour)



Friday session 1     9.00 - 10.30


B.Wilhelm, A.Koerner, H.Lüdtke, H.Wilhelm, and K.Ederle

Can the Pupillographic Sleepiness Test be Applied as screening for sleep apnea?


Pupil staging and EEG-defined sleepiness


The Measurement of Driver Fatigue Using Pupillomotorical Fatigue Waves



Friday session 2    11.00 - 12.30


M.A.Phillips, E.Szabadi and C.M.Bradshaw *

Comparison of the effects of three antidepressants on spontaneous pupillary fluctuations. 

M.Warga, B.Wilhelm, H.Lüdtke, and H.Wilhelm

Spontaneous pupillary oscillations - how do they change in different light conditions?

E.Szabadi, M.A.Phillips and C.M.Bradshaw *

Comparison of the effects of centrally acting noradrenergic drugs on spontaneous pupillary fluctuations. 

F.Thoss, H.Lüdtke, and D.Sandner

Forced parallel oscillations in the pupil system and the heart rate



Business Meeting, 13.30 - 14.00


Friday session 3  14.00 - 15.30


C.Kriegbaum, B.Wilhelm, H.Lüdtke, and H.Wilhelm

Accommodation and Pupillary Near Response in patients with tonic pupils

M.Rosenberg,  M.Sobol, R.Clarke, and N.Borden

Pupillary Light reflex changes in Patients with homonymous hemianopias 

R.Schmid, P.Ceurremans, H.Lüdtke, B.Wilhelm, and H.Wilhelm

Evaluation of stimulus characteristics in Pupil Perimetry



Friday session 4  16.00 - 17.30


F.G. Priemer and A.Gappmaier

Pupillary Light reflex during THC impairment 

H.Lüdtke, M.Schelling, B.Wilhelm, and H.Wilhelm

A human model of Horner's syndrome and its pupillographic diagnosis

H.Wilhelm, T.Peters, H.Lüdtke, C.Barry, and B.Wilhelm

The swinging flashlight test in normal subjects



Friday session 5  20.30 - 22.00 (after dinner)

Discussion of Pupillometric Standards





In addition, the following posters will be presented :

A. Finlay, J.A. Harlow and J.L. Barbur : Pupil responses to sinusoidally modulated stimulus attributes

S.J. Tavernor, C.M. Bradshaw and E. Szabadi : Effect of pentagastrin on the pupillary light reflex in healthy volunteers

J.R. Jennings, M. van der Molen, and S.R. Steinhauer : Physiological preparedness during unpredictable foreperiods: Preparing the heart, eye, and brain.

A. Kawasaki -- (awaiting title)