Lezheng Wu, MD

Vice President of the Afro-Asian Council of Ophthalmology; Professor of Ophthalmology in Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

He was the Deputy Director of Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Science (SUMS), Director of the Eye Research Institute, and Chairman of Department of Ophthalmology, SUMS; He also was the Director of the National Ophthalmology Laboratory of Ministry of Public Health, China. From 1979 to 1982, he was a Research Scientist or Fellow at Stanford University Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute and the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes for Health in USA. 

Active in professional organizations, Prof. Wu is the Vice President of the Afro-Asian Council of Ophthalmology (AACO). He was the Secretary of the International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision (ISCEV), a Committeeman of the Ophthalmological Society of the China Medical Association (COS), a Consulting Ophthalmologist for Helen Keller International. He also was the Deputy Chief-in-Editor of “Chinese Journal of Ophthalmology” and Chief-in-Editor of Journal “Eye Science”.

Prof Wu has published over 280 articles and 13 books mainly related to visual physiology and macular diseases, including “Clinical Visual Electro-Physiology”, “Clinical Maculopathy”, “Advances in Ophthalmology” and so on. He also received the awards and honors from the organizations in China, USA and Japan. He was honor guest in Japan Ophthalmological Congress, 1987 and 1996, and Guest Professor in Ludwig Maximilians University Eye Hospital, Munich, Germany, 1986 and 1991.