KANG, Ja Heon

Position : Professor / Chairman Department of Ophthalmology, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gang Dong, University of Kyung Hee School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

Specialty :

  • Glaucoma
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Neuro-ophthalmology

Education :

  • School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Korea(MD)
  • Kyung Hee University Hospital, Seoul, Korea(Training in Ophthalmolgy)
  • Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea(Fellowship in Ophthalmology)
  • Graduate School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University(PhD)

Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology,  Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gang Dong, Seoul, Korea
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Seoul National University Hospital
  • Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Visiting Professor, Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard University, Boston, USA
  • Assistant Professor, Inje University Seoul Paik Hospital, Seoul, Korea
  • Professor, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gang Dong, University of Kyung Hee School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

 

Research papers/ Book chapters : 

  • Articles
  • Secondary angle closure glaucoma by lupus choroidopathy as an initial presentation of systemic erythematosus; a case report (BMC OPHTHALMOLOGY. 2015;15(0):0-0)
  • Regulation of SPARC by Transforming Growth Factor beta 2 in Human Trabecular Meshwork. (IOVS 2013)
  • Risk Factors for the Progression of Intima-Media Thickness of Carotid Arteries: A 2-Year Follow-Up Study in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Type 2Diabetes (Diabetes and Metabolism Journal. 2013;37(5):365-374)
  • Fulminant Type 1 diabetes in a pregnant woman as an initial manifestation of the insulin autoimmune syndrome (Diabetic Medicine. 2012;29(10):1335-1338)
  • Thrombospondin-1 (TSP-1)-null and TSP2-null mice exhibit lower intraocular pressures (Investigative Ophthalmol and Visual Science. 2012;53(10):6708-17)
  • The distribution of intraocular pressure in urban and in rural populations (AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY. 2012;154(1):99-106)
  •  A study of effective gaze fixation induction methods in PC-based visual field testing. (Korean Journal of Ophthalmology 2013)
  • Hong’s grading for evaluating anterior chamber angle width. (JJO 2012)
  • Thrombospondin-1(TSP-1)-null and TSP2-null mice exhibit lower intraocular pressures. (IOVS 2012)
  • Contribution of TNF-alpha-308 gene polymorphisms to susceptibility to the development of uveitis in Korean patients with HLA-B27-positive ankylosing spondylitis (Scand J of Rheumatology 2011)
  • Prevalence of primary open-angle glaucoma in central South Korea the Namil study (OPHTHALMOLOGY. 2011;118(6):1024-1030)
  • Inhibition of NF-κB prevents high glucose-induced proliferation and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 expression in vascular smooth muscle cells (EXPERIMENTAL AND MOLECULAR MEDICINE. 2011;43(12):684-692)
  • Contribution of TNF-alpha-308 gene polymorphisms to susceptibility to the development of uveitis in Korean patients with HLA-B27-positive ankylosing spondylitis (SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY. 2011;40(4):317-318)
  • The relationship between the cornea and the optic disc (EYE. 2010;24(11):1653-1657)
  • etc.
  • Awards
  • 1. gold prize in Division of medical device. International Invesion Exhibition Geneva. PC-based visual field analyzer. 2012
  • 2. 1st prize (prime minister award) Univ Creative Invetion Contest. PC-based visual filed self test analyzer. 2011