Li-Jia CHEN (Hong Kong)

Dr. Li-Jia Chen [PhD, Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)] works as an assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at CUHK and honorary associate professor at Shantou University Medical College. Dr. Chen's major research interests include genomic studies and gene mapping for glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, high myopia and diabetic retinopathy, and molecular genetics, mechanisms and epigenetics of Graves ophthalmopathy, retinitis pigmentosa, uveitis and cornea dystrophies.

Dr. Chen is also an editorial board member of the journal Scientific Reports and is a reviewer for more than 10 international journals, including BMC Medical Genetics, Eye, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Medicine, Molecular Vision, Ophthalmology, PLoS One, Retina and Scientific Reports. Dr. Chen has published more than 60 papers in SCI international indexed peer-reviewed journals.