Scientific Session


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Meeting Highlights

AMERICAN LARYNGOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY-FIFTH MEETING

FIRST DAY, THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2024

Morning Session and Afternoon Session

AM Session

7:00 AM               Business Meeting (Fellows/Members Only)

8:00 AM               Welcome – Dinesh K. Chhetri, MD

Presidential Address – “Continuing the Legacy of the ALA” Dinesh K. Chhetri, MD

8:30 AM               EUGENE MYERS MD INTERNATIONAL PAPER AWARD** 

Does Immediate Intralesional Steroid Injection Effectively Mitigate Vocal Fold Scarring in a Rabbit Model?

Seung-Won (Steve) Lee, MD, PhD

8:43 AM              CASSELBERRY AWARD

Reconstruction of a Tracheal Defect Using A 3D Printed Leaf-Stacked Scaffold    Implanted with Mesenchymal Stem Cell Spheroids

Sang-Yoon Han, MD, MS*

9:15 AM               DYSPHONIA INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL GRANT AWARD

Neuromyectomy of the Thyroarytenoid Muscle for Treating Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia: Outcomes, Complications and Recurrence

Domingos Hiroshi Tsuji, MD, PhD*

9:27 AM                RESIDENT RESEARCH AWARD

TORS With Ablative Lasers – The Next Frontier in Laryngeal Surgery?

Delaney Sheehan, MD*

9:43 AM               Gabriel F. Tucker, MD Award

10:21 AM          ROBERT H. OSSOFF, DMD, MD PGM BEST PAPER AWARD

The Bridge2AI-Voice App: Initial Feasibility Study of Voice Data Acquisition Through Mobile Health

Yael Bensoussan, MD, MSc, Elijah Moothedan, BS*

11:00 AM            Panel Discussion:  ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN LARYNGOLOGY                  

Moderator – Anaïs Rameau, MD, MPhil

Panelists:  Yael Bensoussan, MD, MSc; Anthony Law, MD, PhD; Alberto Paderno, MD

11:57 AM            AMERICAN LARYNGOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION AWARD

 

PM Session

1:41 PM               Announcement: ALA Research Grant Awards

Jennifer Long, MD, PhD

1:43 PM               Announcement: ALA Poster Awards

1:45 PM                STATE-OF-THE-ART LECTURE 

Discovering the Amazing Physical Phenomena in Laryngeal Sound Production: Successes and Challenges

Ingo Titze, PhD

3:15 PM               Panel Discussion: Rewiring the Larynx: A Guide to Reinnervation and More

Moderator:   Jennifer Long, MD, PhD

Panelists:    Julina Ongkasuwan, MD; Marshall Smith, MD; Gerald S. Berke, MD

5:00 PM               Neurolaryngology Study Group

Resetting Respiratory-Swallowing Coordination: Impact on Laryngeal

Biomechanics and Airway Protection

Speaker:  Bonnie Martin-Harris, PhD*

 

SECOND DAY, SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2024

Morning Session

 

8:45 AM               PANEL DISCUSSION:  Outside of the operating room: Career Pathways for Laryngologists

Moderator:  Sunil Verma, MD, MBA

Panelists:   Nausheen Jamal, MD; James Daniero, MD; Stacey Halum, MD;

Inna Husain, MD

10:15 AM            DANIEL C. BAKER JR., MD LECTURE  

The Otolaryngologist Surgeon Scientists Career Development: It Takes a Village

Debara Tucci, MD, MS, MBA

11:14 AM           YOUNG FACULTY/PRACTITIONER AWARD

Investigating the Effects of Acute Intracordal GC Administration on Vocal Fold Epithelial Barrier Function following Iatrogenic Injury in a Preclinical Model

Gary Gartling, PhD, CCC-SLP*

11:57 AM            Introduction of the 2025 President 

Michael M. Johns III, MD

12:00 PM             Adjournment

Joel H. Blumin, MD