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Minguang He

Prof. Minguang He MD, PhD, MPH

Job Title:
Assoc Director & Professor
Medical School:
Sun Yat-sen University
Residency Program:
Sun Yat-sen University
Melbourne, China
Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO), Deputy Secretary General, Chinese Ophthalmological Society
Contact Information:
54 Xianlie Road
Melbourne, Guangdong
China 510060
Phone: +86-13926020602
Fax: +86-20-37619415
Web site:

Prof He's research interests include ophthalmic epidemiology and genetic epidemiology in the areas of glaucoma and refractive error. He has led several landmark population-based studies in China: the Liwan Eye Study, the Refractive Error Study for School-aged Children (RESC) in China and the WHO Presbyopia Study. He established a twin registry in Guangzhou, and based on this, he is conducting the Guangzhou Twin Eye Study. He directs several large scale prophylactic clinical trials, including the Zhongshan Angle-Closure Prophylaxis (ZAP) Study, the Guangzhou Outdoor Activities Longitudinal (GOAL) study and other industrial trials.

He has published more than 100 papers in the international peer-reviewed journals and some important book chapters. He has given more than 50 invited lectures at Asia regional and international conferences. He serves as associate editor for Eye Science, editorial board member for Ophthalmology (American Academy of Ophthalmology), the Molecular Vision, the Chinese Journal of Ophthalmology, the International Review of Glaucoma and several Chinese ophthalmic journals. He is a senior member for World Glaucoma Association and Glaucoma Research Society.

He has established close academic collaboration with the investigators from Wilmer Eye Institute, Moorfields Eye Institute, Brien Holden Vision Institute, Singapore National Eye Center and so on. He has been sharing his research resource, such as a software (Zhongshan Angle Assessment Program, ZAAP), twin cohort, and high myopia registry resources, with investigators from China and worldwide.

He has received several awards including a University College London Graduate Research Scholarship and Overseas Research Scholarship (2002), Top 3 and Top 10 best poster awards from the World Glaucoma Congress in Vienna (2005) and Singapore (2007) and best paper presentation at the SEAGIG conference (2006).

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