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Editor Profiles

Lingling Tian, Editor

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New Content ItemLingling has been the Editor for BMC Ophthalmology since August 2019. Lingling previously worked on the BMC Series as a Senior Assistant Editor and then as a Manuscript Editor. Prior to joining BMC in 2017, Lingling obtained her doctoral degree from Donghua University, Shanghai, China. Subsequently, she pursued three years of research experience at the National University of Singapore, Singapore.

Ben Abbott, Manuscript Editor

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New Content ItemBen studied for his BSc in Biomedical Sciences, MRes in Translational Medicine and PhD in Cancer Sciences at the University of Manchester, UK. His doctoral research was focused on the role of osteoblasts in prostate cancer bone metastasis. Ben joined the BMC Series as a Manuscript Editor in April 2020.  

Jing Zhang, Assistant Editor

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New Content ItemJing graduated from Imperial College with a MSc in Molecular Medicine, and her interests include cancer, microbiology, immunology and genetics. Jing joined Springer Nature in November 2017, working as an Assistant Editor at BMC Series, and is based in Springer Nature’s Shanghai Office.

Section Editors

Luca Rossetti

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New Content ItemGlaucoma

Professor Luca Rossetti completed his fellowship at the Clinical Epidemiology Laboratory of the Mario Negri Institute in Milan and at the Clinical Trial Unit of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.  He is currently the Director of the Eye Clinic at the University of Milan, San Paolo Hospital, and is a Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Milan.  His main research interest is on clinical research in glaucoma.   He has been responsible for the Glaucoma Unit at the San Paolo Hospital since 2000  and has been involved in over 40 clinical trials, mainly in the field of glaucoma. He is a member of the European Vision Institute and has authored over 150 articles in peer reviewed journals, mainly on the topic of glaucoma. He has been on the board of BMC Ophthalmology since 2012. 

Eric Singman

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New Content ItemNeuro-ophthalmology

Eric L. Singman, M.D., Ph.D., is an assistant professor of ophthalmology, division chief of the General Eye Services at the Wilmer Eye Institute, and founder/provider of the Wilmer Clinic for Vision Disorders after Brain Injury. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has sub-specialty training in neuro-ophthalmology. His clinical expertise includes diagnosis of visual dysfunction after brain injury. Dr. Singman also has a particular interest in teaching health care providers to recognize the visual sequela of traumatic brain injury. His research interests have focused on automation of the eye exam and orthoptic rehabilitation. Dr. Singman received his M.D. and Ph.D. (in Neural & Behavioral Sciences) at the SUNY Downstate School of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency at SUNY Downstate and his neuro-ophthalmology fellowship training at the Kingsbrook Jewish Hospital. After his fellowship, Dr. Singman practiced neuro-ophthalmology for 14 years in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and was also an attending neuro-ophthalmologist at the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital, as well as at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. Prior to joining the Wilmer faculty, Dr. Singman served as a subject matter expert for the neuro-ophthalmology of brain injury at the Department of Defense Vision Center of Excellence. He joined the Editorial Board of BMC Ophthalmology in 2015, 

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