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Ocular Fundus Diseases

Brief Introduction

Ocular Fundus DiseasesShanghai Key Laboratory of Ocular Fundus Diseases, a subsidiary of First People's Hospital affiliated with Shanghai Jiao Tong University, was established in 1998. Professor Zhao Dongsheng, the founder of the laboratory enjoys the reputation of "oriental eye". The research direction of laboratory is the basic and clinical research on ocular fundus diseases. In the past 12 years, the lab has achieved great success in the field of retinal detachment and diabetic retinopathy. More than 30 provincial and municipal researches including national "Eleventh Five-Year" Plan and National Natural Science Foundation have been conducted with up to seven million funding. The Research achievements were awarded more than 15 awards such as the National Science and Technology Award and Chinese Medical Technology Award. The Key Lab is under advanced management and well-equipped, including molecular biology, microsurgery, cell biology,protein and equipment within the building of the department of Ophthalmology. It also has a group of experts specialized in morphological and functional techniques of basic and clinical researches of ocular fundus diseases.


Members

  • Director
  • Wu Xingwei, M.D, Chief Physician, Professor. Specialized in the expertise of ocular fundus diseases, he innovated a group of new recording and analysis technique of electroretinogram. New technique also provides qualitative and quantitative criterion for restoration of visual function.

    Award: Award for Science and Technology by China Society of Integrated Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, the Chinese Medical Sciences and Technology Award (Grade 2), 2004Shanghai Award for Science and Technology Progress (Grade2), 2009 Shanghai Award for Science and Technology Progress (Grade3).

  • Director of Academic Committee
  • Ocular Fundus DiseasesXu Xun: Chief Physician, Professor. Vice President of Shanghai First People's Hospital, Director of Shanghai Ophthalmic Clinical Medical Center, Chairman of Shanghai Ophthalmological Society, Vice-group Leader of the national ocular fundus diseases group, and also the editor and reviewer of periodical Ophthalmologica and Diabetes. He graduated from Shanghai Medical University and is specialized in diabetic retinopathy. He has won the award of state candidate of "Millions of Talents Project", Shanghai Leader Talents, and the eleventh Shanghai Science and Technology Elite. He takes charge of six national subjects including the key project of national natural science fund. By now, he has published 35 SCI papers, won the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award in 2008 and the first prize of Shanghai Medical Science and Technology Award in 2007.

  • Team Members
  • Zhang Xi: Chief Physician, Professor, Chairman of Shanghai Eye Institute. Specialized in retinal detachment, she is the pioneer of the manufacture and application of domestic small package of C3F8 gas for intraocular injection. Her contribution to clinical applications of C3F8 gas, which is popularized throughout the country, improved the success rate of vitreo-retinal surgery significantly, with 121 papers published in academic journals.

    Award: Shanghai Award for clinical achievement-Grade 1 (2000), the highest honor of Shanghai "Yinshe Award" (2007), Chinese Doctor of Honor Award" in 2008                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

    Zheng Zhi, M.D, Chief Physician, Professor. He graduated from School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and is specialized in Specialized in ocular fundus diseases and retinal detachment.

    Award: the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award in 2008

    Fan Ying, M.D, Chief Physician, Professor. She graduated from School of Medicine, Shanghai Fu Dan University and is specialized in ocular fundus diseases.

    Award: the second prize of Shanghai Award for Science and Technology Progress in 2008.

    Gong Yuanyuan: M.D. Associate Chief Physician. She graduated from School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and is specialized in visual electrophysiology, ocular fundus angiography, B-scan ultrasound, OCT and laser therapy including PDT, and the techniques of molecular biology including PCR, cell culture, immunohistochemistry and animal experiments.

    Research Project: Protection effects and mechanism of erythropoietin on RPE damage


    Research Fields

  • Basic and clinical research of retinal detachment
  • Basic and clinical research of diabetic retinopathy
  • Basic and clinical research of maclar degeneration
  • Basic and clinical f of combine traditional Chinese medicine with west medicine on ocular fundus diseases
  • Research of epidemic disease on ophthalmology

  • Research Achievements

    Ocular Fundus DiseasesBasic and clinical research of diabetic retinopathy won Award for China Science and Technology Progress Grade-2 (2008), and Award for Shanghai Science and Technology Progress-Grade 1 (2007). In 2009, Professor Xu Xun was awarded the honor of "Shanghai Science and Technology Elite".

    New technique of electroretinogram in clinical research on the macular degeneration won National Award for Science and Technology of Chinese combine West Medicine (2005).


    Cooperation

    University of Florida

    University of South Carolina

    The University of Southern California