An in vitro micro-fluidic device to screen silicone oil tamponades based on resistance against shear emulsification in eye


Grant Data
Project Title
An in vitro micro-fluidic device to screen silicone oil tamponades based on resistance against shear emulsification in eye
Principal Investigator
Dr Shum, Ho Cheung   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Chan Yau Kei   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Shih Kendrick Co   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Lai Jimmy Shiu Ming   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Wong David Sai Hung   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
2016-04-01
Completion Date
2018-03-31
Amount
824600
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Eye-on-a-chip, Retina, Emulsification, Retinal detachment, Glaucoma, Silicone oil
Discipline
Others - Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Panel
Engineering
HKU Project Code
13144551
Grant Type
Health and Medical Research Fund - Full Grant
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2. Quantify the emulsification resistance of conventional silicone oil under simulated saccadic eye movements inside the eye-cavity-on-a-chip 3. Evaluate novel silicone oil tamponades against the conventional ones