Tatfong Ng, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Ophthalmology

PhD, University of Hong Kong
MPhil, University of Hong Kong



Dr. Tat Fong Ng is a Research Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology. Dr. Ng received his PhD in Anatomy from the University of Hong Kong. He is passionate about translational research that improves the concepts or the products that can help improve human health. He has a long track record of managing a state of the art laboratory with focus on both in vitro and in vivo research including histopathology, development of biomaterials and medical devices, biomarker and in vivo model development. He has a very collaborative and sharing nature, and always interested and flexible to learn new technologies and methods, and adapts fast to new environments and projects.

Keywords:
Immunology, ophthalmology, immunoassays, micro-surgeries, surgeries, dissections, retinal transplantation, transplantation into the kidney capsule, cells injection, immunohistochemistry, confocal imaging, fluorescent imaging, histomorphometry, histopathology, histology including paraffin sectioning, frozen sectioning, plastic sectioning, cell culture, PCR, western blot, electrophoresis.
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Taylor AW, Ng TF. Negative regulators that mediate ocular immune privilege. J Leukoc Biol. 2018 Feb 12.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29431864.
     
  2. Wang E, Choe Y, Ng TF, Taylor AW. Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells Suppress Phagolysosome Activation in Macrophages. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2017 Feb 01; 58(2):1266-1273.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28241314; DOI: 10.1167/iovs.16-21082;.
     
  3. Duggan M, Rago A, Sharma U, Zugates G, Freyman T, Busold R, Caulkins J, Pham Q, Chang Y, Mejaddam A, Beagle J, Velmahos G, deMoya M, Zukerberg L, Ng TF, King DR. Self-expanding polyurethane polymer improves survival in a model of noncompressible massive abdominal hemorrhage. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jun; 74(6):1462-7. PMID: 23694873; DOI: 10.1097/TA.0b013e31828da937;.
     
  4. Zamiri P, Kuang Y, Sharma U, Ng TF, Busold RH, Rago AP, Core LA, Palasis M. The biocompatibility of rapidly degrading polymeric stents in porcine carotid arteries. Biomaterials. 2010 Nov; 31(31):7847-55. PMID: 20696471; DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2010.06.057;.
     
  5. Ng TF, Turpie B, Masli S. Thrombospondin-1-mediated regulation of microglia activation after retinal injury. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009 Nov; 50(11):5472-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 19494207; DOI: 10.1167/iovs.08-2877;.
     
  6. Ng TF, Kitaichi N, Taylor AW. In vitro generated autoimmune regulatory T cells enhance intravitreous allogeneic retinal graft survival. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2007 Nov; 48(11):5112-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 17962463.
     
  7. Ng TF, Lavik E, Keino H, Taylor AW, Langer RS, Young MJ. Creating an immune-privileged site using retinal progenitor cells and biodegradable polymers. Stem Cells. 2007 Jun; 25(6):1552-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 17548532.
     
  8. Hori J, Ng TF, Shatos M, Klassen H, Streilein JW, Young MJ. Neural progenitor cells lack immunogenicity and resist destruction as allografts. 2003. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2007 May-Jun; 15(3):261-73. PMID: 17613840; DOI: 10.1080/09273940701382242;.
     
  9. Ng TF, Klassen HJ, Hori J, Young MJ. Retinal transplantation. Chem Immunol Allergy. 2007; 92:300-16. PMID: 17264505; DOI: 10.1159/000099280;.
     
  10. Ng TF, Klassen H, Hori J, Young M. Retinal Transplantation. (Niederkorn JY, Kaplan HJ eds.). Immune Response and the Eye. Basel Karger. 2007; 92:300-316.
     
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