Oct 31 Lecture on Solving Difficult Eye Diseases

Jules Stein Eye Institute and UCLA Center for East-West Medicine presents a lecture on

” Solving Difficult Eye Diseases with Chinese Medicine”

October 31, 4:30-5:30PM, RPB Auditorium–Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA

with visiting Professor Lina Liang from the Eye Hospital of China Academy of Chinese Medical Science in Beijing and Dr. Ka-Kit Hui, the Wallis Annenberg Chair of Integrative East-West Medicine and Founder & Director of the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine.

RVSP with Rosana Chan at rchan@mednet.ucla.edu or (310) 794-0712

Lina Liang, MD, PhD – Dr. Liang is currently the Director of the Ophthalmic Lab and Associate Professor at the Eye Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (CACMS), Beijing, China. After having received her medical degree from the Henan Medical University and a Ph.D from CACMS, she received training as postdoctoral fellow at the Eye Institute of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.  Her extensive research covers topics ranging from the effective constituents of Chinese medicinals on eye diseases to the collection and analysis of ophthalmic genetic resources. She is also engaged in the research and development of a new ophthalmic gel for HSK treatment using Chinese medicinal. She is the editor-in-chief of “Ophthalmology in Chinese Medicine”, an English language text book published in 2011.

During her UCLA visit, she will be a guest speaker at the Grand Rounds of the Jules Stein Eye Institute, while participating in the development of collaborative projects on integrative ophthalmology between UCLA and the Eye Hospital of CACMS.

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