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CANCELLED - EVENT: Raine Lecture

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Raine Lecture : High myopia registry in Guangzhou - CANCELLED Other events...
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled.

Professor Mingguang He is unable to visit The University of Western Australia in September, owing to circumstances beyond his control.


Professor Mingguang He is an ophthalmologist and Deputy Director of the Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center at Sun-yat Sen University in Guangzhou, which is Chinaís Key National Laboratory in Ophthalmology. He is head of the Department of Preventive Ophthalmology and has been involved in Chinese studies on prevalence and prevention of myopia; the use of self-correction using adjustable lenses for the diagnosis of refractive error in children; and leads a trial on the prevention of myopia based on increasing time outdoors in schools in Guangzhou. Professor He is also extensively involved in the World Health Organizationís Refractive Error Study in Children, looking at the prevalence of visual impairment from uncorrected refractive errors.

Although Professor Heís work focuses on epidemiological and clinical trials in China, he is also involved in many international collaborations that contribute to a better understanding of the genetic and epidemiological influences on the structure and diseases of the eye. He is recognised as a senior researcher leading outstanding work in the translation of research into clinical practice.
Speaker(s) Professor Mingguang He
Location McCusker Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, QEII Campus
Contact Hilary Salisbury <[email protected]> : 9381 0777
URL https://www.raine.uwa.edu.au
Start Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:00
End Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:30
Submitted by Lyn Ellis <[email protected] >
Last Updated Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:44
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