Medicine & Healthcare Ophthalmology

News

20 Feb 2020
A faculty startup, based at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has attracted 7 Billion KRW investment.
07 Feb 2020
Mice born blind have shown significant improvement in vision after undergoing a new gene therapy developed by a team of Japanese scientists.
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25 Mar 2019
A lens developed by optometrists in Hong Kong can delay the progression of short-sightedness in children.
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21 Feb 2018
Researchers at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea, have succeeded in developing a new biosensing contact lens capable of detecting glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
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13 Feb 2018
Very long-chain lipids in the most superficial layer of the tear film cause severe dry eye disease when they were shortened in mice - a result that could help develop new drugs for the disease.
PolyU turns novel myopia control contact lens to product
22 Jan 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University entered into a licensing arrangement with Vision Science and Technology Co. Ltd. (VST), a local start-up supported by HKSTP-PolyU Tech Incubation Fund and PolyU Tech Launchpad Fund, for commercializing PolyU’s Defocus Incorporated Soft Contact lens for myopia control in children.
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16 Jun 2017
A joint research team at Tohoku University, Japan, has recapitulated a pathological condition of retinal diseases on a chip.
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17 May 2017
Young onset type 2 diabetes patients have an increased risk of developing diabetic retinopathy at an earlier stage and at a greater frequency, according to researchers in India and US.

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My research background covers multidisciplinary fields such as Pharmaceutics, Cancer Nanomedicine, Bioengineering and Organ-on-a-chip platforms. My current research focuses on the development of dynamic biological barriers on a chip such as blinking human cornea on a chip.