Jian Ge, MD, PhD

State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China

Prof. Ge’s research covers many aspects of ophthalmology and vision research, ranging from basic science to clinical fields. The followings have been involved: (1) Mechanism of experimental myopia in rhesus monkeys; (2) Gene screen and function in familial primary open angle glaucoma; (3) Stem cell and regeneration, iPS and tissue engineering in ophthalmology; (4) Wound healing and modulation of scar formation after glaucoma surgery; (5) New alternatives in the treatment of glaucoma, special interest in Phaco, Shunt, Laser therapy. 

Currently, Prof. Ge is Member of standing committee of the Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society, Honorary Chairman of the Chinese Ophthalmologic Society, Vice chairman of the Chinese Eye Doctor Association, Former Chairman of the Chinese Glaucoma Society, Honorary Lifetime Director of State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Chairman of Guangdong Eye Doctor Association, Member of standing committee of the Evidence-based medicine committee of the Chinese doctor association, Editor-in-chief ofEye Science and Molecular Vision, Vice editor-in-chief of Chinese Journal of Ophthalmology and Chinese Journal of Experimental Ophthalmology.

Prof. Ge has ever got big government funding, including The National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program) for the pathogenesis and management for irreversible blindness eye diseases; the Key project of national natural science funding for the stem cell and tissue engineering therapy for the irreversible blindness.