Dr. Lina Liang, MD, PHD, Director of the Ophthalmic Lab and Associate Professor at the Eye Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences (CACMS), Beijing, China, presents “Solving Difficult Eye Diseases with Chinese Medicine” at Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA.
“Solving Difficult Eye Diseases with Chinese Medicine”
Lina Liang, MD, PhD, Associate Professor*
Eye Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing
Ka-Kit Hui, MD, FACP, Professor**
Wallis Annenberg Chair of Integrative East-West Medicine
Director, Center for East-West Medicine
Department of Medicine, UCLA
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2012
Jules Stein Eye Institute
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*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.
**Ka-Kit Hui, MD, FACP – Dr. Hui is the founder and director of UCLA Center for East-West Medicine and the Annenberg Professor of Integrative East-West Medicine. He also chairs the UCLA Collaborative Centers for Integrative Medicine. Dr. Hui is an internationally acclaimed scholar with board-certification in internal medicine and clinical pharmacology with an expertise in geriatrics. He has consulted with National Institute of Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and World Health Organization on various aspects of integrative medicine and Chinese medicine, and holds honorary and visiting professorships across the globe.