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Sophie Deng

Keynote Speaker
Participates in 8 items

Sophie X. Deng, MD, PhD is a professor, the director of the Cornea Biology Laboratory and co-director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology at the Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles. Prof. Deng specializes in cornea and external ocular diseases. Her surgical areas include endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK and DMEK), deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty, penetrating keratoplasty, limbal stem cell transplantation, and artificial cornea. Prof. Deng’s research focuses on corneal epithelial stem cell regulation, deficiency and regeneration with an aim to improve the current treatment for patients with limbal stem cell deficiency. Prof. Deng’s research is funded by the National Eye Institute and the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. She has served on the ARVO Annual Meeting Program Committee and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Cornea Society.

Financial disclosure: Dr. Deng has/had an affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization:

  1. California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
  2. Dompe Inc
  3. F-Prime
  4. National Eye Institute
  5. University of Maryland

Sessions in which Sophie Deng participates

Friday 10 June, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-04:00) Atlantic Time (Canada)

Saturday 11 June, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-04:00) Atlantic Time (Canada)