Shigang He

Dr. Shigang He is a Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering at SJTU. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Neuroscience from Australian National University in 1995. He was a Research Fellow at Mass. General Hospital, Harvard Medical School/HHMI from 1994 to 1997, an NHMRC Senior Research Officer at University of Queensland from 1997 to 1999, a PI in the Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences from 1999 to 2004, a PI at Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences from 2005 to 2011. He started his current position as a Distinguished Professor in the School of BME from 2012. His main research interests include form, function, development and diseases of mammalian retinal neurons.


1.         Ren, R., Li, Y., Liu, Z., Liu, K. and He, S.  (2012)  Long term rescue of the rat retinal ganglion cells and the visual functions by AAV mediated BDNF expression after an acute elevation of the intraocular pressure. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 53:1003-1011.

2.         *Sun, L., *Han, X. and He, S.  (2011)  Activity independent development of direction-selective circuitry in the mammalian retina. PLoS One 6:e19477. *equal contribution.

3.         Weng, S., Sun, W. and He, S.  (2005)  Identification of ON-OFF direction selective retinal ganglion cells in the mouse.  Journal of Physiology (London) 562: 899-913.

4.         He, S., Dong, W., Deng, Q., Weng, S. and Sun, W.  (2003)  Seeing more clearly: Recent advances in understanding the retinal circuitry.  Science 302:408-411. (invited review).

5.         Sun, W, Li, N. and He, S.  (2002)  Large scale morphological survey of mouse retinal ganglion cells.  Journal of Comparative Neurology 451:115-126.



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