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Dr Shih, Kendrick Co 施愷廸

Title:
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director of Student Affairs

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Dr Shih, Kendrick Co 施愷廸

Title:
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director of Student Affairs

Curriculum Vitae:

Research Interests:(click to check for cognate researchers)

Short Biography:

Kendrick is a clinician-scientist with a research interests in sight-threatening ocular surface diseases, cornea wound healing and medical education. 

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2009University of Hong KongMBBS
2009University of Hong KongMaster of Research in Medicine
2012Royal College of Surgeons of EdinburghMRCSEd (Ophthalmology)
2016College of Ophthalmologists of Hong KongFCOphthHK
2016Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKAM (Ophthalmology)
Biography

Kendrick is the HKUMed Director of Student Affairs as well as a Clinical Assistant Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology. He graduated from HKUMed in 2009 with MBBS and MRes(Med) degrees and obtained his specialist qualifications in Ophthalmology in 2016. He underwent further training in sight-threatening ocular surface diseases under Professor Louis Tong at the Singapore National Eye Centre and under Dr. Virender Sangwan at the LV Prasad Eye Institute. 

Kendrick welcomes collaborations from students local and abroad!

Key Offices

  • Secretary, Asia Pacific Ophthalmic Trauma Society
  • Global Ambassador, Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society
  • Councillor, Lions Eye Bank of Hong Kong 
  • Manpower Committee member, College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong

Research Interests

  • Sight threatening ocular surface diseases
  • Cornea wound healing
  • Artificial intelligence-assisted clinical decision making

Selected Publications (In order of Most Recent)

  • Poon SH, Wong WH, Lo AC, Yuan H, Chen CF, Jhanji V, Chan YK, Shih KC. A Systematic Review on Advances in Diagnostics for Herpes Simplex Keratitis. Surv Ophthalmol. 2020 Nov 10:S0039-6257(20)30138-7. Impact Factor 2019: 4.195  Journal Rankings: #6 in Ophthalmology
  • Hui P.Y., Cheung M.C., Perera R.A.P.M., Ng K.C., Bui H.T., Ho C.W.J., Ng M.M.T., Kuok I.T., Shih K.C., Tsao G.S.W., Poon L.M.L., Peiris J.S.M., Nicholls J.M. and Chan M.C.W., Tropism, replication competence, and innate immune responses of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in human respiratory tract and conjunctiva: an analysis in ex-vivo and in-vitro cultures, The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. 2020. Impact Factor 2019: 25.094  Journal Rankings: #1 in Critical Care and Respiratory Medicine
  • Shih K.C., Chan J.C.H., Chen J.Y. and Lai J.S.M., Ophthalmic clinical skills teaching in the time of COVID-19: A crisis and opportunityMedical Education. 2020. Impact Factor 2019: 4.52  Journal Rankings: #2 in Education, Scientific Disciplines 
  • Kwok SS, Wong F -Y, Shih KC, Chan Y-K, Bu Y, Chan T -Y, Ng A -K, Lo A -Y, Tong L, Yam G -F, Jhanji V. Lycium barbarum Polysaccharide Suppresses Expression of Fibrotic Proteins in Primary Human Corneal Fibroblasts. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2020; 9(11):3572. Impact Factor 2019: 3.303. Journal Rankings: #36 in Medicine, General and Internal
  • Bu Y., Shih K.C., Kwok S.S., Chan Y.K., Lo A.C.Y., Chan T.C.Y., Jhanji V. and Tong L., Experimental modelling of cornea wound healing in diabetes: clinical applications and beyond, BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care. 2019, 7, e000779. Impact Factor 2019: 3.183   Journal Rankings: #74 in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Ma A., Mak M.S., Shih K.C., Tsui C.K., Cheung R.K., Lee S.H., Leung H., Leung J.N., Leung J.T., Van-Boswell M.Z., Wong M.T., Ng L.K.A., Lee C.H.P., Jhanji V. and Tong L., Association of long-term glycaemic control on tear break up times and dry eye symptoms in Chinese patients with type 2 diabetesClinical & Experimental Ophthalmology. 2018. Impact Factor 2019: 2.832  Journal Rankings: #15 in Ophthalmology  
  • ChuangJ., Shih K.C., Chan T.C.Y., Wan K.H., Jhanji V. and Tong L., Preoperative optimization of ocular surface disease beforecataract surgery, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Elsevier, 2018, 43 (11), 1596 – 1607. Impact Factor 2019: 2.689  Journal Rankings: #17 in Ophthalmology
  • FU L., Fung K.C.F., Lo A.C.Y., Chan Y.K., So K.F., Wong Y.H.I., Shih K.C. and Lai J.S.M., Transcorneal Electrical Stimulation Inhibits Retinal Microglial Activation and Enhances Retinal Ganglion Cell Survival After Acute Ocular Hypertensive Injury, Translational Vision Science and Technology. 2018, 7:3. Impact Factor 2019: 2.112  Journal Rankings: #28 in Ophthalmology

Selected Achievements

  • 2020 Li Shu Pui Medical Foundation Fellowship
  • 2020 Asia Pacific Professors in Ophthalmology – Academic Development Mentorship Scheme Award
  • 2019 Japan Cornea Conference Best Poster Award
  • 2018 Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award
  • 2017 Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Distinguished Young Fellow Award
  • 2016 Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Gold Medal for Best Original Research by Trainee
  • 2016 Best of Section Paper (Glaucoma), Annual Meeting of the European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER)
 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2020-12-01Academic Development Mentorship Scheme Award: Association of Asia Pacific Professors of Ophthalmology
Research Achievement
Chan, TCY
2020-08-012020 Li Shu Pui Medical Foundation Fellowship Award: Li Shu Pui Medical Foundation
Research Achievement
Kwok, SS
Wong, SY
TSANG, KW
Tong, L
Jhanji, V
Chan, TCY
2019-03-01Young Investigator Award for Best Oral Presentation: 14th International Symposium on Healthy Aging: "Embrace the Golden Years"
Research Achievement
Kwok, SS
Wong, SY
Chan, TCY
2019-02-012019 Special Prize for Best International Presentation: 43rd Annual Meeting of the Japan Cornea Society 2019 Japan Cornea Conference
Research Achievement
2019-02-01Young Ophthalmologist Travel Grant: Japan Cornea Society
Research Achievement
Cheng, CKA
Chen, IN
Tse, TYA
Fan, DSP
2014-12-01Travel Grant for Asia-ARVO 2015: Asia-ARVO 2015
Research Achievement
2007-06-01Rising Star Researcher Award: International Liver Transplantation Society
Research Achievement
Yuen, LH
2014-11-01Dr. Timothy Kai Ching Liu Memorial Fund Award: Certificate of Best Oral Presentation: The 2nd Asia Pacific Glaucoma Congress, held in conjunction with the 10th International Symposium of Ophthalmology and Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium 2014
Research Achievement
FU, L
2015-05-01Runner Up for Best Free-Paper Presentation: SNEC 25th Anniversary International Meeting
Research Achievement
Chang, SKR
Doherty, I
Hon, SFK
Lee, R
Mak, W
2014-10-01ePoster Award (First Prize, Frontiers Series – East-West Alliance Global Symposia): "Establishing an eLearning Platform in Clinical Neurosciences at HKU": HKU Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Teaching Accomplishment
2018-12-01Dr Timothy Kai-Ching Liu Memorial Fund Award: College of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Ophthalmological Society, 廖啟澄醫生紀念基金會獎
Research Achievement
FU, L
2015-12-01Dr. Timothy Kai Ching Liu Memorial Fund Award: Certificate of Best Oral Presentation: Hong Kong Ophthalmological Symposium 2015
Research Achievement
FU, L
2017-01-01Gold Medal For Best Original Research By A Trainee 2016: Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Research Achievement
FU, L
2016-10-01Award for Best Section Paper: European Association of Vision and Eye Research Annual Meeting 2016
Research Achievement
Ho, YT
2017-09-01Research Internship Scheme 2017-2018: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2017-09-01Distinguished Young Fellow 2017: Hong Kong Academy of Medicine
Research Achievement
Tang, LHC
2016-07-01Undergraduate Research Fellowship Programme 2016 - Research Internship Award: LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2017-11-01Asia Cornea Society - Santen Asia Educational Observership Grant 2017: Asia Cornea Society
Research Achievement
2018-02-01Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award 2018: Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology
Teaching Accomplishment
2017-11-01Global Ambassador (Hong Kong): Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society
Teaching Accomplishment
Au, ACK
2018-08-01Undergraduate Research Internship: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2018-02-01Travel Grant for the 122nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Ophthalmological Society: Japanese Ophthalmological Society
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
01/2020 - presentJoint Secretary GeneralAsia Pacific Ophthalmic Trauma Society
07/2019 - presentManpower Committee memberCollege of Ophthalmologists of Hong Kong
01/2018 - presentGlobal AmbassadorTear Film and Ocular Surface Society
10/2017 - presentMemberAsia Dry Eye Society
02/2018 - 01/2020Scientific Committee Co-ChairAsia Pacific Ophthalmic Trauma Society
Major Research Themes & Current Projects
DescriptionTitle
Asian Sjogren Syndrome Registry
Prevention of Corneal Scarring after Injury
Cornea Wound Healing in Diabetes
Dry Eye Epidemiology
Advances in Dry Eye Treatment
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Ocular Surface Disease
Cornea Wound Healing
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
Cantonese
Mandarin
English
German
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English
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