Members of TCIER

Dr. Rong Kung Tsai, M.D., Ph.D

Dr. Rong Kung Tsai, M.D., Ph.D

Founder and Director of TCIER

Clinical specialties:
Neuropthalmology
Glaucoma
Pediatric opthalmology
General opthalmology

Research interests:
Translation research
Regenerative medicine
Neuroprotection

Dr. Tzu Lun Huang, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Tzu Lun Huang, M.D., Ph.D.

Co-Principal Investigator

Clinical specialties:
General opthalmology
Neuropthalmolgy
Oculoplasty and orbital reconstruction

Research interests:
Neuroprotection
Translation research

Yao Tseng Wen

Yao Tseng Wen

Assitant Research Fellow

Specialties:
Proteomics
Instrumental analysis
Mass spectrometry analysis
Microbiology
Toxicology

Yi Ping Tsai

Yi Ping Tsai

Lab Manager/ Research Assistant

Specialties:
Establishment and maintainance of iPSC’s and ES Cells
Molecular techniques

Yu Chieh Ho

Yu Chieh Ho

Research Assitant

Specialties:
Animal handling
OCT and electrophysiology
Molecular techniques
Optical image techniques

Kishan Kapupara

Kishan Kapupara

Research Assistant

Specialties:
Genomics and genetics
Animal handling 
OCT and  electrophysiology
Molecular techniques
 

Yi-Ling Tsang

Yi-Ling Tsang

Research Assitant

Specialties:
Inflammation and metabolism
Development of iPSC’s derived retinal ganglion cells
Molecular techniques
Animal handling
Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Bio-analytical Lab Training

Rupendra Shrestha

Rupendra Shrestha

Ph.D student (2016-2019)

Specialties:
Regenerative medicine
Molecular techniques

Current project: “iPSCs and CRISPR/Cas application in Experimental Eye Research”.

Nguyen Ngo Le Minh Anh

Nguyen Ngo Le Minh Anh

Ph.D student (2015-2019)

Specialties:
Herbal medicine research and treatment.
Accupunture

Current project: “
Herbal medicine protects retinal hypoxia/ischemic-induced cell death in vitro and in vivo“.