Prof Calvin C.P. Pang

Chinese University of Hon...

Prof Calvin C. P. Pang is S.H. Ho Professor of Visual Sciences and Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He also serves as Director of the CUHK Ophthalmic Research Centre and Shantou University / Chinese University of Hong Kong Joint Shantou International Eye Center. He was former Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at CUHK, and currently Director of the CUHK Ophthalmic Research Centre. Prof Pang received a BSc (hons) in Biochemistry from University of London and DPhil from University of Oxford on an EP Abraham Research Fund Scholarship. Prof Pang’s current research includes genomic and gene studies of glaucoma (POAG and PACG), age-related macular degeneration, polypoidal choridal vasculopathy, diabetic retinopathy, retinitis pigmentosa, retinoblastoma, uveitis, myopia, congenital cataracts and keratoconus, He also works on biological effects of herbal molecules and GHRHR agonists and antagonists ocular complications. He is reviewer and academic assessor for the Wellcome Trust (UK), National Eye Institute (USA), National Medical Research Council (Singapore), Health Research Board (Ireland), Catalan Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Research (Spain), National Health & Medical Research Council (Australia), National Science Foundation China and other funding organisations. He is also academic reviewer, external examiner and honorary or visiting professor of more than 60 clinical, research and tertiary academic institutions in Hong Kong, mainland China and overseas, including the National University of Singapore, University of Osaka, University of Melbourne, Purdue University, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, University of Hong Kong, HK Polytechnic University, Fudan University, Peking University and others. Prof Pang has contributed 382 publications in SCI journals and 15 book chapters.