Sonia Yeung

Assistant Professor
Degrees / Designations 

MD PhD FRCSC

Email Address 
Phone 
6048790203
Fax 
6048799976
Mailing Address 
616-2525 Willow Street, Vancouver, BC, V5Z3N8

Biography

Academic Appointment 
Assistant Professor
Body Locations and Systems 
Eyes and Vision
Other Areas of Research 
Ocular surface stem cell research

After completing a PhD in Applied Genetics at University of British Columbia, MD at University of British Columbia, Ophthalmology residency at University of British Columbia, and 18 month fellowship in Cornea, External Disease, and Ocular Surface Stem Cell Transplantation at the University of Toronto, I have begun a career as a clinician scientist in the Dept of Ophthalmology at the Vancouver Hospital Eye Care Centre Research group. 

Current Projects 

My area of focus includes:
1. Ocular surface stem cell transplantation for limbal stem cell disease
2. Alternate sources for ocular surface stem cell transplantation
3. Limbal stem cell imaging and niche studies
4. Long-term gene expression in ocular stem cells for therapeutics