Publications, Presentations & Invited Talks

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Refereed Journal Publications

  • Girard MJA, Suh J-KF, Hart RT, Burgoyne CF, Downs JC. Effects of Storage Time on the Mechanical Properties of Rabbit Peripapillary Sclera after Enucleation. Curr Eye Res. 2007; 32(5):465-470. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Girard MJA, Downs JC, Burgoyne CF, Suh J-KF. Experimental Surface Strain Mapping of Porcine Peripapillary Sclera Due to Elevations of Intraocular Pressure. J Biomech Eng. 2008; 130(4):041017. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Girard MJA, Downs JC, Burgoyne CF, Suh J-KF. Peripapillary and Posterior Scleral Mechanics, Part I - Development of an Anisotropic Hyperelastic Constitutive Model. J Biomech Eng. 2009; 131(5):051011. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Girard MJA, Downs JC, Bottlang M, Burgoyne CF, Suh J-KF. Peripapillary and Posterior Scleral Mechanics, Part II - Experimental and Inverse Finite Element Characterization. J Biomech Eng. 2009; 131(5):051012. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Girard MJA, Suh J-KF, Bottlang M, Burgoyne CF, Downs JC. Scleral Biomechanics in the Aging Monkey Eye. Invest Ophthalmol and Vis Sci. 2009; 50(11):5226-5237. Pdf. Pubmed. IOVS.
  • Girard MJA, Suh J-KF, Bottlang M, Burgoyne CF, Downs JC. Biomechanical Changes in the Sclera of Monkey Eyes Exposed to Chronic IOP Elevations. Invest Ophthalmol and Vis Sci. 2011; 52(8):5656-5669. Pdf. Pubmed. IOVS.
  • Girard MJA, Strouthidis NG, Ethier CR, Mari JM. Shadow Removal and Contrast Enhancement in Optical Coherence Tomography Images of the Human Optic Nerve Head. Invest Opthalmol and Vis Sci. 2011; 52(10):7738-48. Pdf. Pubmed. IOVS.
  • Girard MJA, Dahlmann A, Rayapureddi S, Bechara JA, Bertin B, Jones H, Albon J, Khaw PT, Ethier CR. Quantitative Mapping of Scleral Fiber Orientation in Normal Rat Eyes. Invest Ophthalmol and Vis Sci. 2011; 52(13):9684-93. Pdf. Pubmed. IOVS.
  • Gouget C, Girard MJA, Ethier CR. A Constrained von Mises Distribution to Describe Fiber Organization in Thin Soft Tissues. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology. 2012; 11(3-4):475-82. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Fazio MA, Grytz R, Bruno L, Girard MJA, Gardiner S, Girkin CA, Downs JC. Regional Variations in Mechanical Strain in the Posterior Human Sclera. Invest Opthalmol and Vis Sci. 2012; 53(9):5326-33. Pdf. Pubmed. IOVS.
  • Strouthidis NG, Girard MJA. Altering the way the optic nerve responds to intraocular pressure – a potential approach to glaucoma therapy. Current Opinion in Pharmacology. 2013; 13(1):83-89. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Foin N, Mari JM, Davies JE, Di Mario C, Girard MJA. Imaging of Coronary Artery Plaques using Contrast-enhanced Optical Coherence Tomography. European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging. 2013; 14(1):85. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Mari JM, Park SC, Strouthids NG, Girard MJA. Enhancement of Lamina Cribrosa Visibility in Optical Coherence Tomography Images Using Adaptive Compensation. Invest Ophthalm and Vis Sci. 2013; 54(3):2238-47. Pdf. Pubmed. IOVS.
  • Foin N, Mari JM, Di Mario C, Davies JE, Girard MJA. Intracoronary Imaging using Attenuation-compensated Optical Coherence Tomography Allows Better Visualisation of Coronary Artery Diseases. Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine. 2013; 14(3):139-143. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Kim TW, Wollstein G, Leung C, Girard MJA, Strouthidis NG, Sung KR, Kagemann L, Schuman J. Imaging of lamina cribrosa in glaucoma: Perspectives of pathogenesis and clinical applications. Current Eye Research. 2013; 38(9):903-9. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Girard MJA, Strouthidis NG, Desjardins A, Mari JM, Ethier CR. In Vivo Optic nerve Head Biomechanics: Performance Testing of a 3D tracking algorithm. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 2013; 10(87):20130459. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Grytz R, Fazio MA, Girard MJA, Libertiaux V, Bruno L, Gardiner S, Girkin CA, Downs JC. Material Properties of the Posterior Human Sclera. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 2014; 29:602-17. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Johnstone J, Fazio M, Rojananuangnit K, Smith B, Clark M, Owsley C, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Girkin C. Variation of the Axial Location of Bruch's Membrane Opening with Age, Choroidal Thickness and Race. Invest Ophthalm and Vis Sci. 2014; 55(3):2004-9. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Lee EJ, Kim TW, Kim M, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Weinreb RN. Recent Structural Alteration of the Peripheral Lamina Cribrosa near the Location of Disc Hemorrhage in Glaucoma. Invest Ophthalm and Vis Sci. 2014; 55(4):2805-15. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Girard MJA, Dupps WJ, Mani B, Scarcelli G, Yun SH, Quigley HA, Sigal IA, Strouthidis NG. Translating Ocular Biomechanics into Clinical Practice: Current State and Future Prospects. Current Eye Research. 2014; 15:1-18. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Gupta P, Sidhartha E, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Wong TY, Cheng CY. A Simplified Method to Measure Choroidal Thickness Using Adaptive Compensation in Enhanced Depth Imaging Optical Coherence Tomography. PLOS ONE. 2014; 9(5):e96661. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Sigal IA, Wang B, Strouthidis NG, Akagi T, Girard MJA. Recent Advances in OCT Imaging of the Lamina Cribrosa. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 2014;98 Suppl 2:ii34-9. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Hong J, Yang Y, Wei A, Deng SX, Kong X, Chen J, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Xu J, Sun X. Schlemm's Canal Expands after Trabeculectomy in Patients with Primary Angle-closure Glaucoma Patients. 2014. Invest Ophthalm and Vis Sci. 2014; 55(9):5637-42. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Rhodes L, Huisingh C, Johnstone J, Fazio M, Smith B, Clark M, Downs JC, Owsley C, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Girkin CA. Variation of Laminar Depth in Normal Eyes with Age and Race. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Nov 20;55(12):8123-33. doi: 10.1167/iovs.14-15251. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Liu X, Yu X, Tang H, Cui D, Beotra MR, Girard MJA, Sun D, Gu J, Liu L. Spectrally Encoded Extended Source Optical Coherence Tomography. 2014. Opt Lett. 2014 Dec 15;39(24):6803-6. doi: 10.1364/OL.39.006803. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Gupta P, Saw SM, Cheung CY, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Bhargava M, Tan C, Tan M, Yang A, Tey F, Nah G, Zhao P, Wong TY, Cheng CY. Choroidal Thickness and High Myopia: A Case-control Study of Young Chinese Men in Singapore. Acta Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec 21. doi: 10.1111/aos.12631. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Lee KM, Kim TW, Weinreb RN, Lee EJ, Girard MJA, Mari JM. Anterior Lamina Cribrosa Insertion in Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma Patients and Healthy Subjects. PLoS One. 2014 Dec 22;9(12):e114935. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114935. eCollection 2014. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Girard MJA, Tun TA, Husain R, Wei X, Mari JM, Perera SA, Baskaran M, Aung T, Strouthidis NG. Lamina Cribrosa Visibility using Optical Coherence Tomography: Comparison of Devices and Effects of Image Enhancement Techniques. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 Jan 15;56(2):865-74. doi: 10.1167/iovs.14-14903. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Rhodes LA, Huisingh C, Johnstone J, Fazio MA, Smith B, Wang L, Clark M, Downs JC, Owsley C, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Girkin CA. Peripapillary Choroidal Thickness Variation with Age and Race in Normal Eyes. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 Feb 24;56(3):1872-9. doi: 10.1167/iovs.14-16179. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Lee R, Foin N, Ostuka F, Wong P, Mari JM, Joner M, Girard MJA, Virmani R. Intravascular Assessment of Arterial Diseases using Compensated Optical Coherence Tomography:Proof-of-Concept with Comparison to Histology. 2015. JACC-Cardiovascular Imaging. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Zhang L, Albon J, Jones H, Gouget CLM, Ethier CR, Goh JCH, Girard MJA. Collagen Microstructural Factors Influencing Optic Nerve Head Biomechanics. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 Mar 3;56(3):2031-42. doi: 10.1167/iovs.14-15734. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Jones HJ, Girard MJA, White N, Fautsch M, Morgan JE, Ethier CR, Albon J. Quantitative analysis of three-dimensional fibrillar collagen microstructure within the normal, aged and glaucomatous human optic nerve head. J R Soc Interface. 2015 May 6;12(106). pii: 20150066. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0066. Pdf. Pubmed
  • Girard MJA, Ang M, Chung CW, Mohamed F, Strouthidis NG, Mehta JS, Mari JM. Enhancement of Corneal Visibility in Optical Coherence Tomography Images using Corneal Adaptive Compensation. 2015. Translational Vision Science & Technology. 2015 May 15;4(3):3. doi: 10.1167/tvst.4.3.3. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Thakku SG, Tham YC, Baskaran M, Mari JM, Strouthidis NG, Aung T, Cheng CY, Girard MJA. A Global Shape Index to Characterize Anterior Lamina Cribrosa Morphology and its Determinants in Healthy Indian Eyes. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 June, 56(6): 3604-14. doi:10.1167/iovs.15-16707. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Tun TA, Sun CH, Baskaran M, Girard MJA, De Leon JMS, Cheng CY, Htoon H, Wong TY, Aung T, Strouthidis NG. Determinants of Optical Coherence Tomography-derived Minimum Neuroretinal Rim Width in a Normal Chinese Population. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 June, 56(5): 3337-44. doi:10.1167/iovs.15-16786. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Tan MH, Ong SH, Thakku SG, Cheng CY, Aung T, Girard MJA. Automatic Feature Extraction of Optical Coherence Tomography for Lamina Cribrosa Detection. Journal of Image and Graphics, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 102-106, December 2015. doi: 10.18178/joig.3.2.102-106. Pdf.
  • Nongpiur M, Png O, Chiew J, Fan K, Girard MJA, Wong T, Goh D, Perera S, Aung T. Lack of Association between Corneal Hysteresis and Corneal Resistance Factor with Glaucoma Severity in Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. October 2015. Vol. 56, No. 11, pp. 6879-6885. doi:10.1167/iovs.15-17930. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Chung CW, Girard MJA, Jan NJ, Sigal IA. Use and Misuse of Laplace's Law in Ophthalmology. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. January 2016. Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 236-245. doi:10.1167/iovs.15-18053. Pdf. Pubmed.IOVS.
  • Girard MJA, Beotra MR, Chin KS, Sandhu A, Clemo M, Nikita E, Kamal DS, Papadopoulos M, Mari JM, Aung T, Strouthidis NG. In vivo 3D Strain Mapping of the Optic Nerve Head Following IOP Lowering by Trabeculectomy. 2016. Ophthalmology. Vol. 123, Issue 6, Pages 1190–1200. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Kim DW, Kim YW, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Kim YK, Park KH, Kim DM. Prelamina and Lamina Cribrosa in Glaucoma Patients with Unilateral Visual Field Loss. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Apr;57(4):1662-70. doi: 10.1167/iovs.15-18453. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Kim YW, Jeoung JW, Kim DW, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Park KH, Kim DM. Clinical Assessment of Lamina Cribrosa Curvature in Eyes with Primary Open-angle Glaucoma. PLoS One. 2016 Mar 10;11(3):e0150260. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150260. eCollection 2016. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Wang X, Rumpel H, Lim WEH, Baskaran M, Perera SA, Nongpiur ME, Aung T, Milea D, Girard MJA. Finite Element Analysis Predicts Large Optic Nerve Head Strains During Horizontal Eye Movements. 2016. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. Vol.57, 2452-2462. doi:10.1167/iovs.15-18986. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Chua J, Thakku SG, Tun TA, Nongpiur ME, Girard MJA, Wong TY, Aung T, Cheng CY. Iris Crypts Influence Changes of Iris Volume. Ophthalmology. 2016 Oct;123(10):2077-84. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2016.06.034. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Wang X, Rumpel H, Lim WEH, Baskaran M, Perera SA, Nongpiur ME, Aung T, Milea D, Girard MJA. Author Response: Peripapillary Suprachoroidal Cavitation, Parapapillary Gamma Zone and Optic Disc Rotation due to the Biomechanics of the Optic Nerve Dura Mater. 2016. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. August 2016, Vol.57, 4374-4375. Pdf. Pubmed. IOVS.
  • Oh BL, Lee EJ, Kim H, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Kim TW. Anterior Lamina Cribrosa Surface Depth in Open-Angle Glaucoma: Relationship with the Position of the Central Retinal Vessel Trunk. PLoS One. 2016 Jun 29;11(6):e0158443. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158443. eCollection 2016. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Teo JC, Foin N, Otsuka F, Bulluck H, Fam JM, Wong P, Low FH, Leo HL, Mari JM, Joner M, Girard MJA, Virmani R. Optimization of Coronary Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging using the Attenuation-Compensated Technique: a Validation Study. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Jul 28. pii: jew153. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Kim YW, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Jeoung JW. Anterior displacement of lamina cribrosa during Valsalva maneuver in young healthy eyes. PLoS One. 2016 Jul 21;11(7):e0159663. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159663. eCollection 2016. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Chung CW, Ang M, Mohamed F, Strouthidis NG, Mehta JS, Mari JM, Girard MJA. Enhancement of Corneal Visibility in Optical Coherence Tomography Images with Corneal Opacification. 2016. Translational Vision Science & Technology, Vol.5, 3. doi:10.1167/tvst.5.5.3 Pdf. Pubmed. TVST.
  • Nagia L, Huisingh C, Johnstone J, Clark M, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Girkin CA. Peripapillary Pachychoroid in Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Sep 1;57(11):4679-85. doi: 10.1167/iovs.16-19315. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Lee SH, Yu D, Kim TW, Lee EJ, Girard MJA, Mari JM. Reduction of the Lamina Cribrosa Curvature after Trabeculectomy in Glaucoma. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Sep 1;57(11):5006-5014. doi: 10.1167/iovs.15-18982. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Kim YW, Jeoung JW, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Park KH. Positional and Curvature Difference of Lamina Cribrosa According to the Baseline Intraocular Pressure in Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma: A Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography (SS-OCT) Study. PLoS One. 2016 Sep 9;11(9):e0162182. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162182. eCollection 2016. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Amabile N, Foin N, Girard MJA, Debauchez M, Caussin C. Left main artery compression by haematoma following acute aortic root dissection: identification by optical coherence tomography. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Jul 25; 17(11). pii: jew158. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Tun TA, Thakku SG, Png O, Baskaran M, Htoon HM, Sharma S, Nongpiur M, Cheng CY, Aung T, Strouthidis N, Girard MJA. Shape Changes of the Anterior Lamina Cribrosa in Normal, Ocular Hypertensive, and Glaucoma Eyes following Acute Intraocular Pressure Elevation. 2016. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, Vol.57, 4869-4877. doi:10.1167/iovs.16-19753 Pdf. Pubmed. IOVS.
  • Wang X, Beotra MR, Tun TA, Baskaran M, Perera SA, Aung T, Strouthidis NG, Milea D, Girard MJA. In Vivo 3-Dimensional Strain Mapping Confirms Large Optic Nerve Head Deformations Following Horizontal Eye Movements. 2016. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. October 2016, Vol.57, 5825-5833. doi:10.1167/iovs.16-20560. Pdf. Pubmed. IOVS.
  • Chuangsuwanich T, Birgersson KE, Thiery A, Thakku SG, Leo HL, Girard MJA. Factors influencing Lamina Cribrosa Microcapillary Hemodynamics and Oxygen Concentrations. 2016. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. Vol.57, 6167-6179. doi:10.1167/iovs.16-20167. Pdf. Pubmed. IOVS.
  • Zhang L, Thakku SG, Beotra MR, Baskaran M, Aung T, Goh JCH, Strouthidis, Girard MJA. Verification of A Virtual Fields Method to Extract the Mechanical Properties of Human Optic Nerve Head Tissues In Vivo. 2016. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology. Pdf. Pubmed. BMMB.
  • Mari JM, Aung T, Cheng CY, Strouthidis NG, Girard MJA. A Digital Staining Algorithm for Optical Coherence Tomography Images of the Optic Nerve Head. 2017. Translational Vision Science & Technology. Vol. 6, 1-12. doi:10.1167/tvst.6.1.8. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Lee SH, Kim TW, Girard MJA, Mari JM. Diagnostic Power of Lamina Cribrosa Depth and Curvature in Glaucoma. 2017. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. Vol.58, 755-762. doi:10.1167/iovs.16-20802. Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Wang X, Fisher LK, Milea D, Jonas JB, Girard MJA. Predictions of Optic Nerve Traction Forces and Peripapillary Tissue Stresses Following Horizontal Eye Movements. 2017. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2017, Vol.58, 2044-2053. doi:10.1167/iovs.16-21319 Pdf. Pubmed.IOVS.
  • Sharma S, Tun TA, Baskaran M, Atalay E, Thakku SG, Zhang L, Milea D, Strouthidis N, Aung T, Girard MJA. Effect of Acute Intraocular Pressure Elevation on the Minimum Rim Width in Normal, Ocular Hypertensive, and Glaucoma Eyes. Br J Ophthalmol 2017. doi:10.1136/ bjophthalmol-2017-310232 Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Lee WJ, Kim HJ, Park KH, Kim YW, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Kim SK, Phi JH, Jeoung JW. Dynamic Change in Optic Nerve After Intracranial Pressure Reduction in Children. Ophthalmology 2017. doi:10.1016/j.ophtha.2017.05.017 Pdf. Pubmed.
  • Devalla SK, Mari JM, Tun TA, Strouthidis N, Aung T, Thiery A, Girard MJA. A Deep Learning Approach to Digitally Stain Optical Coherence Tomography Images of the Optic Nerve Head. 2017. arXiv preprint arXiv:1707.07609. Pdf. arXiv.

Submitted Journal Publications

  • Zangalli C, Yang H, Lockwood H, Williams G, Fortune B, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Reynaud J, Burgoyne CF. Deep Optic Nerve Head Anatomy within Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Compared to Co-localized 3D Histomorphometry. 2014; Submitted to IOVS.
  • Beotra MR, Wang X, Tun TA, Zhang L, Baskaran M, Aung T, Strouthidis NG, Girard MJA. In Vivo 3-Dimensional Lamina Cribrosa Strains in Healthy, Ocular Hypertensive and Glaucoma Eyes following Acute Intraocular Pressure Elevation. 2017. Submitted to IOVS.
  • Tan R, Wang X, Perera SA, Girard MJA. Numerical Stress Analysis of Iris Tissue during Pupil Expansion: Comparison of Commercial Devices. 2017. Submitted to PLOS One.
  • Wang X, Teoh C, Thangarajoo S, Jonas JB, Girard MJA. Biomechanical Properties of Bruch’s Membrane and Their Influence on Optic Nerve Head Biomechanics. 2017. Submitted to IOVS.
  • Wang X, Rumpel H, Baskaran M, Tun TA, Perera SA, Nongpiur ME, Lim WEH, Aung T, Milea D, Girard MJA. Optic Nerve Tortuosity and Globe Proptosis in Normal and Glaucoma Subjects. 2017. Submitted to Br J Ophthalmol
  • Tun TA, Atalay E, Baskaran M, Nongpiur ME, Htoon HM, Goh D, Cheng CY, Perera SA, Aung T, Strouthidis NG, Girard MJA. Association of Functional Loss with the Biomechanical Response of the Optic Nerve Head to Acute Intraocular Pressure Elevations. 2017. Submitted to Ophthalmology

Refereed Book Chapters

  • Sigal IA, Roberts MD, Girard MJA, Burgoyne CF, Downs JC. Biomechanical Changes of the Optic Disk. In: Levin LA, Albert DM, eds. Ocular Disease: Mechanisms and Management. London: Elsevier; 2010.
  • Wang X, Beotra MR, Zhang L, Girard MJA. In vivo Characterization of Optic Nerve Head Biomechanics for Improved Glaucoma Management. In: Roberts CJ, Dupps WJ, Downs CD, eds. Biomechanics of the Eye. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Kugler Publications; 2017.

Press Releases & Other Publications

  • Devalla SK, Mari JM, Trau D, Girard MJA. Abyss Processing - Exploring the Deep in Medical Images. Asia-Pacific Biotech News. Vol 20, No 12, December 2016 - Medical Image Technology. http://www.asiabiotech.com.
  • Ong CD. Biomedical Engineering Industry Alliance (BME IA): Working in Favour of the Industry’s Stakeholders. Asia-Pacific Biotech News. Vol 20, No 12, December 2016 - Medical Image Technology. http://www.asiabiotech.com.

Refereed Conference Papers

  • Girard MJA, Downs JC, Bottlang M, Burgoyne CF, Suh J-KF. Nonlinear Finite Element Modeling of Monkey Posterior Sclera Under Intraocular Pressure. In Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (June 20-24, 2007, Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA), p. 907-908. Pdf.
  • Girard MJA, Suh J-KF, Bottlang M, Burgoyne CF, Downs JC. Age-Related Changes in the Scleral Material Properties of the Monkey Eye. In Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (June 25-29, 2008, Marriott Resort, Marco Island, Florida, USA), p. 779-780. Pdf.
  • Girard MJA, Suh J-KF, Bottlang M, Burgoyne CF, Downs JC. Scleral Biomechanics in the Glaucomatous Monkey Eye. In Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (June 17-21, 2009, Resort at Squaw Creek, Lake Tahoe, California, USA), p. 1233-1234. Pdf.
  • Ethier CR, Dhalmann A, Vijay S, Khaw PT, Girard MJA. Characterization of Fiber Organization in Rat Corneo-scleral Shells Using Small Angle Light Scattering. In Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (June 16-19, 2010, Grande Beach Resort, Naples, Florida, USA), p. 399-400. Pdf.
  • Murienne B, Girard MJA, Loerup L, Boussommier Calleja A, Shefelbine S, Marenzana M, Ethier CR. An automated histologic system for 3D hystomorphometry of the mouse knee. In Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (June 22-25, 2011, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Farmington, Pennsylvania, USA), pp. 2.
  • Ethier CR, Gouget CLM, Girard MJA. A von Mises mixture to describe experimentally-derived fiber distributions from soft tissues. In Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (June 22-25, 2011, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Farmington, Pennsylvania, USA), pp. 2. Pdf.
  • Ethier CR, Richie A, Sander EA, Flanagan JG, Girard MJA. Next-generation Techniques for Analysis of Lamina Cribrosa Microstructure. In Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (June 20-23, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, USA), pp. 2.
  • Girard MJA, Zimmo L, White ET, Mari JM, Ethier CR, Strouthidis NG. Towards a Biomechanically-Based Diagnosis for Glaucoma: In Vivo Deformation Mapping of the Human Optic Nerve Head. In Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (June 20-23, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, USA), pp. 2. Pdf.

Refereed Conference Abstracts

  • Girard MJA, Suh J-KF, Hart RT, Burgoyne CF, Downs JC. Effects of Storage Time on the Mechanical Properties of Rabbit Peripapillary Sclera after Enucleation. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2004 45: E-abstract 2920.
  • Girard MJA, Downs JC, Bottlang M, Burgoyne CF, Suh J-KF. Experimental Surface Strain Mapping of Porcine Peripapillary Sclera Due to Elevations of Intraocular Pressure. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2005 46: E-abstract 1271.
  • Girard MJA, Downs JC, Bottlang M, Burgoyne CF, Suh J-KF. Anisotropic and Nonlinear Mechanical Behavior of Monkey Posterior Sclera Under Intraocular Pressure. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2007 48: E-abstract 3304.
  • Girard MJA, Downs JC, Bottlang M, Burgoyne CF, Suh J-KF. Anisotropic and Nonlinear Mechanical Behavior of Monkey Posterior Sclera Under Intraocular Pressure. Casey Eye Institute / Devers Eye Institute Research Conference. June 2007, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  • Girard MJA, Suh J-KF, Bottlang M, Burgoyne CF, Downs JC. Age-Related Alterations in the 3-D, Nonlinear, Anisotropic Mechanical Properties of Non-Human Primate (NHP) Posterior Sclera. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2008 49: E-abstract 4058.
  • Girard MJA, Suh J-KF, Bottlang M, Burgoyne CF, Downs JC. Scleral Biomechanics in the Aging Monkey Eye. Casey Eye Institute / Devers Eye Institute Research Conference. June 2008, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  • Girard MJA, Suh J-KF, Burgoyne CF, Downs JC. Biomechanical Alterations of Monkey Posterior and Peripapillary Sclera Following Chronic Experimental IOP Elevation. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2009 50: E-abstract 5217.
  • Girard MJA, Vijay S, Ethier CR. Characterization of Fibre Organization in Rat Sclera Using Small Angle Light Scattering. Bioengineering 09. Keble College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, September 24-25 2009.
  • Girard MJA, Dahlmann A, Vijay S, Khaw PT, Ethier CR. Quantitative Mapping of Scleral Fiber Orientation in Normal Rat Eyes. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2010 51: E-abstract 2128.
  • Grytz R, Girard MJA, Fazio M, Burgoyne CF, Downs JC. Biomechanical Implications of Age-related Alterations in Scleral Collagen Fibril Crimp. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2010 51: E-abstract 2133.
  • Fazio MA, Girard MJA, Downs JC. Anisotropic, Nonlinear Biomechanical Behavior of Posterior Human Sclera. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2010 51: E-abstract 5558.
  • Girard MJA, Downs JC, Burgoyne CF, Suh J-KF, Ethier CR. Scleral Biomechanics in Glaucoma. XIX Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Eye Research (ISER), Montreal, Canada, July 18-23 2010.
  • Girard MJA. Scleral and Optic Nerve Head Biomechanics in Glaucoma. Summer School on Modeling in Biomechanics and Mechanobiology at Different Length Scales. Graz University of Technology, Austria, July 5-9 2010.
  • Girard MJA, Strouthidis NG, Mari JM, Garway-Heath DF, Overby DR, Ethier CR. In Vivo Optic Nerve Head Biomechanics: Performance Testing of a 3D Tracking Algorithm. Euromech, Biomechanics of the Eye Colloquium, Imperial College London, United Kingdom. July 26-28 2010.
  • Grytz R, Girard MJA, Fazio M, Downs JC. Inverse Numerical Estimation of Eye-Specific Intrinsic Material Properties and Local Collagen Architecture from Scleral Inflation Tests. 6th World Congress on Biomechanics, Singapore, August 1-6 2010.
  • Fazio M, Grytz R, Girard MJA, Downs JC. Anisotropic, Nonlinear Biomechanical Behavior of Human Posterior Sclera. 6th World Congress on Biomechanics, Singapore, August 1-6 2010.
  • Girard MJA, Strouthidis NG, Mari JM, Garway-Heath DF, Overby DR, Ethier CR. Application of Digital Volume Correlation to Optical Coherence Tomography Images for Quantification of In Vivo Optic Nerve Head Biomechanics. Bioengineering 2010. University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, September 15-16 2010.
  • Girard MJA, Strouthidis NG, Mari JM, Ethier CR. Shadow Removal and Contrast Enhancement in Optical Coherence Tomography Images of the Human Optic Nerve Head. UK and Eire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS), London, United Kingdom, December 3-4 2010.
  • Girard MJA, Strouthidis NG, Mari JM, Ethier CR. Shadow Removal, Contrast and Connective Tissue Visibility Enhancement in Optical Coherence Tomography Images of the Human Optic Nerve Head. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2011 52: E-abstract 1333.
  • Loerup L, Murienne BJ, Girard MJA, Marenzana M, Shefelbine SJ. 3D Fluorescence Histology of Murine Bone and Cartilage. Bioengineering 2011 Conference. Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom, September 12-13 2011.
  • Ethier CR, Gouget CLM, Girard MJA. A Modified von Mises Formulation to Describe Collagen Fibre Distribution. Bioengineering 2011 Conference. Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom, September 12-13 2011.
  • Garway-Heath DF, Zhu H, Lamparter J, Girard MJA, Strouthidis N, Anderson RS. Imaging Glaucomatous Neurodegeneration and Associations with Visual Function. ImagingSciences@UCL Town Meeting. September 5 2011.
  • Girard MJA, Strouthidis NG, Desjardins AE, Ethier CR. Tracking Optic Nerve Head Displacements In-vivo: Effect of Optical Coherence Tomography Speckle Noise. UK and Eire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS), Manchester, United Kingdom, December 1-2 2011.
  • Jones H, Girard MJA, White N, Morgan JE, Ethier CR, Albon J. Fibrillar Collagen Distribution and Orientation in the Human Optic Nerve Head. UK and Eire Glaucoma Society (UKEGS), Manchester, United Kingdom, December 1-2 2011.
  • Strouthidis NG, Desjardins AE, Ethier CR, Girard MJA. The Effect of Optical Coherence Tomography Speckle Noise Upon an Optic Nerve Head Displacement Tracking Algorithm. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, May 6-10 2012.
  • Albon J, Jones HJ, White N, Morgan JE, Ethier CR, Girard MJA. Collagen Microstructure in the Human Optic Nerve Head: Distribution and Fiber Orientation. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, May 6-10 2012.
  • Ethier CR, Bertin B, Flanagan JG, Girard MJA. Preliminary Small Angle Light Scattering (SALS) Investigation of Lamina Cribrosa (LC) Structure in Human Eyes. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, May 6-10 2012.
  • Zimmo L, Strouthidis NG, Mari JM, Girard MJA. Contrast Enhancement in Images of the Glaucomatous Human Optic Nerve Head (ONH) Captured with Enhanced Depth Imaging (EDI) Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT). Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, May 6-10 2012.
  • Girard MJA, Zimmo L, White ET, Mari JM, Ethier CR, Strouthidis NG. 3D Deformation Mapping of the Human Optic Nerve Head In Vivo. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, May 6-10 2012.
  • Downs JC, Fazio MA, Girard MJA, Bruno L, Burgoyne CF. Scleral Shell Stiffening in Nonhuman Primate Experimental Glaucoma. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, May 6-10 2012.
  • Fazio MA, Grytz R, Bruno L, Girard MJA, Girkin CA, Poggilaini A, Downs JC. Regional Variations in Mechanical Strain in the Posterior Human Sclera. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, May 6-10 2012.
  • Grytz R, Fazio MA, Girard MJA, Libertiaux V, Bruno L, Gardiner S, Girkin CA, Downs JC. Loss of Elasticity in the Aging Human Sclera. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, May 6-10 2012.
  • Strouthidis NG, Mari JM, Park SC, Girard MJA. Enhancement of Lamina Cribrosa Visibility in Optical Coherence Tomography Images using Adaptive Compensation. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Seattle, USA, May 5-9 2013.
  • Sun CH, Tun TA, De Leon JMS, Girard MJA, Aung T, Strouthidis NG. Measurement of minimum rim width (MRW) using Cirrus Optic Nerve Head Volumes in a Chinese Population. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Seattle, USA, May 5-9 2013.
  • Girard MJA, Strouthidis NG. Peripapillary Sclera (ppS) and Lamina Cribrosa (LC) 3D Strain Mapping in High- and Normal-tension Glaucoma Patients following IOP Lowering by Trabeculectomy (TE). Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Seattle, USA, May 5-9 2013.
  • Downs JC, Fazzio MA, Girard MJA, Burgoyne CF. IOP Exposure Determines Scleral Shell Strain Changes in Nonhuman Primate (NHP) Experimental Glaucoma. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Seattle, USA, May 5-9 2013.
  • Albon J, Jones HJ, White N, Fautsch MP, Morgan JE, Ethier CR, Girard MJA. Collagen Microstructure in the Glaucomatous Human Optic Nerve Head: Distribution and Fiber Orientation. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Seattle, USA, May 5-9 2013.
  • Netto C, Park SC, Furlanetto R, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Liebmann JM, Ritch R. In vivo Evaluation of Peripheral Laminar Deformation in Glaucoma using EDI OCT and Algorithms for Shadow Removal ad Contrast Enhancement. American Glaucoma Society, 23rd Annual Meeting, 2013.
  • Lee EJ, Kim TW, Kim M, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Weinreb RN. Disinsertion of the Lamina Cribrosa in Eyes with Disc Hemorrhage. ISIE, Seattle, USA, May 4 2013.
  • Campbell IC, Koh WL, Mensah J, Jones H, Sander E, Albon J, Abel R, Girard MJA, Ethier CR. Effects of Connective Tissue Orientation on Optic Nerve Head Biomechanics in Glaucoma. ISER Symposium, Sarasota, FL, USA, Sept 29-Oct 2, 2013.
  • Chung CW, Lim W, Chin KS, Strouthidis N, Girard MJA. Novel technique to characterise corneal biomechanics in vivo. International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME), Singapore, Dec 6 2013.
  • Ethier CR, Coudrillier B, Campbell IC, Albon J, Girard MJA, Abel R. Optic Nerve Head Biomechanics in Glaucoma. Society of Experimental Mechanics Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Greenville, SC, USA, June 2-5, 2014.
  • Smith B, Johnstone J, Fazio M, Wang L, Girard MJA, Mari JM, Girkin CA. Age and Race Variations in Human Optic Nerve Head (ONH) Structures in OCT Images using Bruch’s Membrane Opening or Peripapillary Scleral Opening as Reference Planes. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, USA, May 4-8 2014.
  • Zangalli C, Yang H, Lockwood H, Williams G, Mari JM, Girard MJA, Reynaud J, Burgoyne C. Co-localization of Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SDOCT) Deep Optic Nerve Head (ONH) Imaging to 3D Histomorphometry. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, USA, May 4-8 2014.
  • Strouthidis NG, Acharyya S, Tun TA, Husain H, Haaland BA, Xin W, Mari JM, Perera S, Aung T, Girard MJA. Visibility of the Lamina Cribrosa Using OCT: A Comparison of Devices and Techniques. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, USA, May 4-8 2014.
  • Zhang L, Jones H, Albon J, Gouget C, Goh J, Ethier R, Girard MJA. Microstructural Finite Element Modeling of Optic Nerve Head Biomechanics in Normal and Glaucoma Human Eyes. 7th World Congress of Biomechanics (WCB), Boston, USA, July 2014.
  • Girard MJA, Beotra MR, Sandhu A, Chung CW, Strouthidis N. In-vivo 3D strain mapping of optic nerve head tissues in glaucoma subjects in response to IOP elevation through ophthalmodynamometry. 2015 ARVO Imaging in the Eye Conference, Colorado, USA, May 2 2015.
  • Girard MJA, Tan D, Ang M, Mehta JS, Zhang L, Chung CW, Mani B, Tun TA and Aung T. An Engineering-based Methodology to Characterize the In Vivo Nonlinear Biomechanical Properties of the Cornea with Application to Glaucoma Subjects. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Colorado, USA, May 3-7 2015.
  • Chung CW, Chin ZY, Beotra MR, Zhang L and Girard MJA. High-resolution Quantitative Mapping of Microstructural Organisation in Porcine Peripapillary Sclera and Lamina Cribrosa. 7th WACBE World Congress on Bioengineering 2015, Singapore, July 6-8, 2015.
  • Beotra MR, Sandhu A, Chung CW, Strouthidis N and Girard MJA. In-vivo 3D strain mapping of optic nerve head tissues in humans. 7th WACBE World Congress on Bioengineering 2015, Singapore, July 6-8, 2015.
  • Thakku SG and Girard MJA. A Global Shape Index to Characterize Anterior Lamina Cribrosa Morphology and its Determinants in Healthy Indian Eyes. Singapore National Eye Centre 25th Anniversary International Meeting, Singapore, 22-24 May 2015.
  • Zhang L, Girard MJA. A virtual fields method to extract collagen fiber stiffness and distribution in human optic nerve head tissues. 6th International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterials and Tissues (ICMOBT), Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, December 6-10 2015.
  • Zhang L, Baskaran M, Aung T, Strouthidis N, Girard MJA. A Novel Virtual Fields Method to Measure the Biomechanical Properties of Human Optic Nerve Head Tissues. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA, May 1-5 2016.
  • Xing A, Vu A, Girard MJA, Mari J, Chang S, Hoang Q. Association between Axial Length and Subfoveal Scleral Thickness in Highly Myopic Eyes with Staphyloma. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA, May 1-5 2016.
  • Png O, Baskaran M, Tun TA, Sharma S, Tham YC, Cheng C, Aung T, Girard MJA. Corneal Peak Distance (PD) is Higher in Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma (PACG) Subjects than in Normal and Primary Open Angle Glaucoma (POAG) Subjects. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA, May 1-5 2016
  • Girard MJA, Birgersson E, Leo HL, Thiery A, Chuangsuwanich T. Factors Influencing Lamina Cribrosa Microcapillary Hemodynamics and Oxygen Concentrations. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA, May 1-5 2016.
  • Wang X, Baskaran M, Rumpel H, Perera S, Lim W, Nongpiur ME, Aung T, Milea D, Girard MJA. Finite element analysis predicts high optic nerve head strains during horizontal eye movements. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA, May 1-5 2016.
  • Chua J, Thakku SG, Tun TA, Nongpiur ME, Girard MJA, Wong TY, Aung T, Cheng C. Iris crypts Influence the Dynamic Changes of Iris. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA, May 1-5 2016.
  • Tun TA, Png O, Baskaran M, Sharma S, Htoon HM, Thakku SG, Cheng C, Strouthidis NG, Aung T, Girard MJA. Shape Changes of the Anterior Lamina Cribrosa in Healthy and Glaucoma Eyes following Acute Intraocular Pressure Elevations. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Seattle, USA, May 1-5 2016

PhD Thesis

  • Girard MJA. Scleral Biomechanics in the Normal, Glaucomatous and Aging Eye. Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. January 7 2009. Pdf.

Invited Talks

  • Girard MJA. Optic Nerve Biomechanics. World Glaucoma Congress, 7th World Glaucoma Congress, Helsinki, Finland, June 28-July 1, 2017.
  • Girard MJA. Eye Movements and Glaucoma: A Biomechanical Link?, ARVO-Asia, Brisbane, Australia, Feb 5-8, 2017.
  • Girard MJA. Biomechanics in Ophthalmology. Geopole du Pacifique Sud (GEPASUD), University of French Polynesia, Faa'a, Tahiti, French Polynesia, November 25, 2016.
  • Girard MJA. Eye Movements and Glaucoma: A Biomechanical Link? Geopole du Pacifique Sud (GEPASUD), University of French Polynesia, Faa'a, Tahiti, French Polynesia, November 25, 2016.
  • Girard MJA. Glaucoma and Corneal Biomechanics. 26th Annual Conference of the Glaucoma Society of India (GSI), Palampur, Kangra, India, 4-6 November 2016.
  • Girard MJA. What does the Lamina Cribrosa Predict in Glaucoma? 26th Annual Conference of the Glaucoma Society of India (GSI), Palampur, Kangra, India, 4-6 November 2016.
  • Girard MJA. In-vivo Characterization of Lamina Cribrosa Morphology and Biomechanics. 26th Annual Conference of the Glaucoma Society of India (GSI), Palampur, Kangra, India, 4-6 November 2016.
  • Girard MJA. Technology in Ophthalmology. GEM1909 Technology and Human Progress, College of Alice and Peter Tan, National University of Singapore, Singapore, October 5, 2016.
  • Girard MJA, Rumpel H, Lim WEH, Baskaran M, Perera SA, Nongpiur ME, Aung T, Milea D, Wang X. MRI-based Finite Element Analysis Predicts Large Optic Nerve Head Strains during Horizontal Eye Movements, XXII Biennial Meeting of the Internal Society for Eye Research, 25-29 September 2016, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Girard MJA, Rumpel H, Lim WEH, Baskaran M, Perera SA, Nongpiur ME, Aung T, Milea D, Wang X. Combination of Dynamic MRI with FE Analysis to Estimate ONH Strains During Eye Movements, 12th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM) held in conjunction with the 6th Asia-Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics (APCOM), Seoul, Korea, 24-29 July 2016.
  • Girard MJA. Using Finite Element Modeling to Identify Risk Factors for Glaucoma. 3rd Asia Pacific Glaucoma Congress (APGC 2016), Chiang Mai, Thailand, 14-16 July 2016.
  • Girard MJA. Image-based Biomechanics and Practical Applications. 31st Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress (APAO) held in conjunction with the 57th Annual Meeting of the Ophthalmological Society of Chinese Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan, March 24-27, 2016.
  • Girard MJA. Corneal Biomechanics and Glaucoma. 28th Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (APACRS), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, August 5-8 2015.
  • Girard MJA. Bioengineering innovation in glaucoma diagnosis. World Glaucoma Congress 2015 (WGC-2015), Hong Kong, China, June 6-9 2015.
  • Girard MJA. Engineering to the Clinic: Lamina Cribrosa Biomechanics and Glaucoma. 30th Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress (APAO), Guangzhou, China, April 1-4, 2015.
  • Girard MJA. Technology in Ophthalmology. GEM1909 Technology and Human Progress, College of Alice and Peter Tan, National University of Singapore, Singapore, March 25, 2015.
  • Girard MJA. Translating Biomechanics into Ophthalmic Clinical Practice. Miniaturised Devices and Biomechanics, A*STAR-SERI Ophthalmic Medtech Forum. Singapore, October 31 2014.
  • Girard MJA. Biomechanics and Glaucoma. 2nd Asia Pacific Glaucoma Congress & 10th International Symposium of Ophthalmology - Hong Kong (APCG-ISOHK). Hong Kong, China, September 27 2014.
  • Girard MJA. Understanding Glaucoma Pathogenesis using Imaging, Image Processing, and Biomechanics. University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA, July 2014.
  • Girard MJA, Chin KS, Beotra M, Liu L, Strouthidis NG. Towards Improved Glaucoma Management: Mapping Optic Nerve Head Biomechanics using Spectral-domain OCT, micro-OCT, and Adaptive Optics. XXI Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Eye Research (ISER), San Francisco, USA, July 2014.
  • Girard MJA, Chin KS, Strouthidis NG. An Improved Digital Volume Correlation Algorithm to Map Optic Nerve Head Strains In Vivo in Glaucoma Patients. 7th World Congress of Biomechanics (WCB), Boston, USA, July 11, 2014.
  • Girard MJA. Translating Ocular Biomechanics into Clinical Practice for Glaucoma Management. 110th Annual Meeting of the Korean Ophthalmological Society, KINTEX Seoul, Korea, November 2, 2013.
  • Girard MJA. 3D Deformation Mapping of the Human Optic Nerbe Head In Vivo. 28th Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress, Hyderabad, India, January 17-20, 2013.
  • Girard MJA. In vivo optic nerve head biomechanics. XX Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Eye Research (ISER), Berlin, Germany, July 2012.
  • Girard MJA. Improving detection of the lamina cribrosa. Special Interest Group: Imaging of lamina cribrosa in glaucoma: Perspectives of pathogenesis and clinical applications. ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, May 9 2012.
  • Girard MJA, Zimmo L, Mari JM, Ethier CR, Strouthidis NG. Using biomechanics for personalised medicine in glaucoma. Xtreme Research Award (Heidelberg Engineering). Marriott Harbor Beach Ocean Ballroom, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, May 7 2012.
  • Girard MJA. Engineering tools for the diagnosis and therapy of biomechanically-related disorders. Department of Bioengineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore. February 15, 2012.
  • Girard MJA. Towards image-based biomechanics for glaucoma detection. Western Eye Hospital, London, UK. July 29, 2011.
  • Girard MJA. Shadow removal and contrast enhancement in optical coherence tomography images of the human optic nerve head. Webinar. Devers Eye Institute, Portland, OR, USA. May 2011.
  • Girard MJA. Glaucoma: a biomechanically-related disorder? Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK. March 2011.
  • Girard MJA, Downs JC, Burgoyne CF, Suh J-KF, Ethier CR. Scleral Biomechanics in Glaucoma. XIX Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Eye Research (ISER), Montreal, Canada, July 18-23 2010.
  • Girard MJA. Scleral and Optic Nerve Head Biomechanics in Glaucoma. Summer School on Modeling in Biomechanics and Mechanobiology at Different Length Scales. Graz University of Technology, Austria, July 5-9 2010.
  • Girard MJA, Ethier CR. Quantitative mapping of scleral fiber orientation in normal rat eyes. Imperial College, London, UK. November 2009.
  • Girard MJA, Suh JKF, Bottlang M, Burgoyne CF, Downs JC. Scleral biomechanics in the aging monkey eye. Devers Eye Institute, Portland, OR, USA. January 2008.