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Ching-Yu Cheng
单位: Singapore Eye Research Institute 科室: Ocular Epidemiology
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Dr Ching-Yu Cheng is a Professor at Eye-ACP, Duke-NUS Medical School. He obtained his MPH and PhD at Johns Hopkins University, and received his fellowship training at Wilmer Eye Institute. Prof Cheng concurrently holds the appointments of Head of Ocular Epidemiology Research Group, Singapore Eye Research Institute; and Senior Clinician Scientist, Glaucoma Department, Singapore National Eye Centre. His current research work involves a variety of epidemiological and clinical research related to age-related ocular diseases, such as glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration, as well as identification of susceptibility genes for ocular diseases, using both genome-wide association approaches and next-generation sequencing technology. As Director of the Singapore Epidemiology of Eye Diseases (SEED) program, his team has built up one of the largest epidemiological databases (n>10,000) for ocular diseases in the world. The achievements of the SEED program have become visible via both a number of high-impact publications and the surging amount of new knowledge in prevention of blindness. The data generated from SEED have been widely used by leading international agencies. In addition to Singapore-based projects, he actively participates in several international research consortiums, and leads the Asian Eye Epidemiology Consortium (AEEC). Through these works, he has established a rich network of collaborations with clinicians, geneticists and epidemiologists around the word. Prof Cheng has published more than 340 scientific papers, included those in Nature Genetics, JAMA, and Lancet Global Health, etc. He servers as Editorial Board Member of several journals, such as BJO, TVST, Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology. His honours include the prestigious Clinician Scientist Awards from the Ministry of Health, Singapore; the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) Achievement Award and Outstanding Service in Prevention of Blindness Award; and the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Achievement Award.

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2018-09-13 16:15-16:35 多功能厅B

防盲及眼流行病学第二单元:NEW DATA

亚洲眼科流行病学研究联盟
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Ching-Yu Cheng

Singapore Eye Research Institute