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TASKFORCES / WHITE PAPERS

Defining and Classifying Myopia

Prof. Ian Flitcroft (Leader)
Committee members:
  • Prof. Kyoko Ohno-Matsui
  • Prof. Lawrence Yannuzzi
  • Prof. Jost Jonas
  • Prof. Jugnoo Rahi
  • Prof. Serge Resnikoff
  • Dr. Monica Jong
  • Prof. Mingguang He
  • Prof. Kovin Naidoo
  • Dr. Susan Vitale

Interventions for Myopia Onset and Progression

Prof. Christine Wildsoet (Leader)
Committee members:
  • Dr. Klaus Trier
  • Prof. Seang Mei Saw
  • Prof. Padmaja Sankaridurg
  • Dr. Jeff Walline
  • Prof. Jez Guggenheim
  • Prof. Audrey Chia Wei Lin
  • Prof. Pei-Chang Wu
  • Dr. Scott Read
  • Dr. Pauline Cho
  • Dr. Jan Polling

Clinical Myopia Control Trials and Instrumentation Report

Prof. James Wolffsohn (Leader)
Committee members:
  • Dr. David Berntsen
  • Dr. Alexandra Benavente
  • Dr. Takohiro Hiraoka
  • Dr. Scott Read
  • Dr. David Atchison
  • Dr. Takashi Fujikado
  • Dr. Hetal Buckhurst
  • Dr. Pete Kolbaum
  • Dr. Arthur Bradley
  • Dr. Debbie Jones
  • Dr. Hidemasa Torii
  • Dr. Michael Collins
  • Dr. Nicola Logan
  • Dr. Linda Lundstrom
  • Masakazu Hirota

Industry Guidelines and Ethical Considerations for Myopia Control

Prof. Lyndon Jones (Leader)
Committee members:
  • Dr. Fuen Vera-Diaz
  • Dr. Jacinto Santodomingo-Rubido
  • Dr. Timo Kratzer
  • Dr. Katrina Schmid
  • Prof. Jose Gonzales-Meijome
  • Dr. Stephanie Ramdass
  • Dr. Steve Newman
  • Prof. Jason Nichols
  • Dr. Bjorn Drobe
  • Dr. Lyle Gray
  • Prof. Donald Tan
  • Dr. Kah Ooi Tan
  • Dr. Arne Ohlendorf
  • Dr. Yee Ling Wong

Clinical Myopia Management Guidelines

Dr. Kate Gifford (Leader)
Committee Members:
  • Dr. Langis Michaud
  • Dr. Tom Aller
  • Dr. Pauline Kang
  • Dr. Kathryn Richdale
  • Prof. Carly Lam
  • Mr. Jeroen Mulder
  • Dr. Dirk Seidel
  • Dr. Kathryn Saunders
  • Dr. Maria Liu
  • Dr. Willem Tideman
  • Dr. Janis Orr
  • Prof. Kathy Rose

Experimental Models of Emmetropizationand Myopia

Prof. Earl Smith and David Troilo (Leaders)
Committee Members:
  • Prof. David Troilo
  • Prof. Siegfried Wahl
  • Dr. Lisa Ostrin
  • Dr. Kee Chea-su
  • Dr. Tim Gawne
  • Dr. Andrei Tkatchenko
  • Prof. Machelle Pardue
  • Dr. Regan Ashby
  • Dr. Debora Nickla
  • Dr. Jody Summers
  • Dr. Falk Schroedl

Myopia Genetics

Prof. Caroline Klaver (Leader)
Committee Members:
  • Dr. Virginie Verhoeven
  • Prof. Chris Hammond
  • Dr. Magda A. Meester-Smoor
  • Dr. Milly S. Tedja
  • Dr. Jaakko Kaprio
  • Dr. Annechien E.G. Haarman
  • Prof. David A. Mackey
  • Prof. Jeremy A. Guggenheim
  • CREAM Consortium

Harmonisation Committee

Prof. James Wolffsohn (Leader)
Committee Members:
  • Prof. Padmaja Sankaridurg
  • Prof. Serge Resnikoff
  • Prof. Earl L. Smith
  • Prof. Lyndon Jones
  • Prof. Kovin Naidoo
  • Dr. Kate Gifford
  • Dr. Monica Jong

Accommodation and Binocular Vision in Myopia Development and Progression

Dr. Nicola S. Logan (Leader)

Committee Members:

  • Dr. Hema Radhakrishnan
  • Dr. Fiona Cruickshank
  • Prof. Peter M. Allen
  • Mr. Praven K. Bandela
  • Prof. Leon N. Davies 
  • Prof. Satoshi Hasebe 
  • Dr. Safal Khanal
  • Assoc. Prof. Katrina Schmid
  • Dr. Fuensanta Vera-Diaz
  • Prof. James S. Wolffsohn

Environmental Risk Factors in Myopia

Prof. Ian Morgan (Leader)

Committee Members:

  • Dr. Amanda N. French
  • Dr. Jan W.L. Tideman
  • Prof. Rigmore Baraas
  • Prof. Weizhong Lan
  • Prof. Padmaja Sankaridurg
  • Assoc. Prof. Pei-Chang Wu
  • Prof. Seang Mei Saw
  • Prof. Kathryn A. Rose
  • Prof. Jez Guggenheim
  • Assoc. Prof. Jason Yam
  • Dr. Xiangui (Hedy) He
  • Dr. Lisa Ostrin

Impact of Myopia

Prof. Padmaja Sankaridurg (Leader)

Committee Members:

  • Dr. Nina Tahhan
  • Ms. Hima Kandel
  • Mr. Thomas Naduvilath
  • Dr. Haidong Zhou
  • Prof. Kevin D. Frick 
  • Dr. Srinivas Marmamula
  • Prof. David S. Friedman
  • Prof. Ecosse Lamoureux
  • Prof. Jill Keeffe
  • Prof. Jeffrey J. Walline
  • Mr. Tim Fricke 
  • Dr. Vilas Kovai
  • Prof. Serge Resnikoff

Pathologic myopia

Prof. Kyoko Ohno-Matsui (Leader)

Committee Members:

  • Prof. Pei-Chang Wu
  • Dr. Kenji Yamashiro
  • Mr. Kritchai Vutipongsatorn
  • Ms. Yuxin Fang
  • Prof. Chui Ming Gemmy Cheung
  • Prof. Timothy Y.Y. Lai
  • Prof. Yasushi Ikuno
  • Dr. Salomon Yves Cohen
  • Prof. Alain Gaudric
  • Prof. Jost B. Jonas

Prevention of Myopia and its Progression

Prof. Jost B. Jonas (Leader)

Committee Members:

  • Assoc. Prof. Marcus Ang
  • Prof. Pauline Cho
  • Prof. Jeremy A. Guggenheim
  • Prof. Ming Guang He
  • Dr. Monica Jong
  • Dr. Nicola S. Logan
  • Assoc. Prof. Maria Liu
  • Prof. Ian Morgan
  • Prof. Kyoko Ohno-Matsui
  • Adjunct. Prof. Olavi Pärssinen
  • Prof. Serge Resnikoff
  • Prof. Padmaja Sankaridurg 
  • Dr. Seang Mei Saw
  • Prof. Earl L. Smith III
  • Prof. Donald T. H. Tan
  • Prof. Jeffrey J. Walline
  • Prof. Christine F. Wildsoet
  • Prof. James S. Wolffsohn
  • Prof. Pei-Chang Wu
  • Dr. Xiaoying Zhu 

IMI 2021 Yearly Digest

Dr. Monica Jong (Leader)
Earl L. Smith III (Co-leader)

Committee Members:

  • Prof. James S. Wolffsohn 
  • Prof. Daniel Ian Flitcroft
  • Assoc. Prof. David A. Berntsen 
  • Ms. Danielle Clarkson-Townsend
  • Prof. Machelle T. Pardue 
  • Prof. Christine Wildsoet
  • Prof. Pauline Cho
  • Prof. Padmaja Sankaridurg
  • Assoc. Prof. Kathryn L. Richdale
  • Dr. Kate L. Gifford
  • Prof. Jost B. Jonas
  • Prof. Caroline Klaver
  • Prof. Virginie Verhoeven
  • Dr. Annechien Haarman
  • IMI Genetics Taskforce
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