Shih-Jen Chen was born in Chia-Yi, Taiwan, in 1962. He received the M.D. and the Ph.D. degrees from the Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, and National Yang-ming university, Taipei, Taiwan, in 1987 and 2008, respectively. From 1989 to 1995, he spent his residency and vitreoretinal fellowship training in Taipei Veterans General Hospital and became Staff of VR section since 1996. In 1999 and 2000, he was a Research Fellow at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, USA. Since 2007, he serves as an Adjoined Assistant Professor at the School of Medicine, National Yang-ming University. He is mainly interested in vitreoretinal disease and epidemiology. He had been also involved in Asia-Pacific multicenter trial in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema, and pathological myopia.
Biography Updated on 22 June 2011