Pei-Chang
WU
MD, PhD.

Director, Department of Ophthalmology, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan.
Associate Professor, Chang Gung University, Taiwan
Supervisor, The Ophthalmological Society of Taiwan
Director, Taiwan Retina Society
Consultant, Health Promotion Administration in Ministry of Health and Welfare, K-12 Education Administration in Ministry of Education, Taiwan
Principle Investigator of Taiwan Schoolchildren Vision Care Program in Ministry of Education

Educational background
MD, Kaohsiung Medical College, Taiwan
PhD, Graduate Institute of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan

Research interest and achievement: Myopia, Retina, Stem cell.
The first used an educational policy as a public vision health intervention to prevent myopia. Children are required to go outside classroom during recess for increasing time spent in outdoors. The myopia onset rate decrease over 50%.
The leading used anti-angiogenesis, bevacizumab, in treating myopic choroidal neovascularization.
The first identified the scleral stem/progenitor cells.

Publications

1 Publications