World ROP Congress

Shanghai 2012

World ROP Congress Ⅲ, was an international conference on retinopathy of prematurity to be held in October14-16, 2012, in Shanghai, China. The conference was held at InterContinental Shanghai Puxi.

The purpose of this 3nd international ROP congress was to provide a forum for ophthalmologists, neonatologists and neonatal nurses to share knowledge and experiences about ROP. The World ROP Congress Ⅲ featured a comprehensive overview of all aspects of ROP ranging from current concepts to etiology, screening, research and management practices. Everyone had an opportunity to participate via free papers and poster presentations.

The conference was hosted in Shanghai China. Shanghai is a big modern city mixed with traditional Chinese culture and offers a diverse range of tourism opportunities in and around the city.

Supported by

Chinese Medical Association

Hosted by

  • Fundus Diseases Group, Ophthalmology Society

  • Chinese Medical Association

  • Department of Ophthalmology, Xinhua Hospital, affiliated to School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiaotong University


Honorary Chair

  • Clare Gilbert, UK

  • Michael Trese, USA

Executive Chair

  • Rajvardhan Azad, India

Executive Vice Chair

  • Xiaoxin Li, China

Organizing Secretaries

  • Peiquan Zhao, China (Secretary General)

  • Li Huang, China (Secretary Deputy)

Program Committee Members

  • Alistair Fielder, UK

  • Anna Ells, Canada

  • Ashok Deorari, India

  • Brian Darlow, New Zealand

  • Dharmapuri Vidyasagar, USA

  • E Song, China

  • Fang Lu, China

  • Gerd Holmstrom, Sweden

  • Graham Quinn, USA

  • Guoming Zhang, China

  • Helen Mintz-Hittner, USA

  • Hideyuki Hayashi, Japan

  • Hiroyuki Kondo, Japan

  • Mangat Dogra, India

  • Marilyn Miller, USA

  • Michael Shapiro, USA

  • Padmaja K. Rani, India

  • Parijat Chandra, India

  • Peiquan Zhao, China

  • Rasa Bagdoniene, Lithuania

  • Rasa Sirtautiene, Lithuania

  • Rita Sitorus, Indonesia

  • RV Paul Chan, USA

  • Shunji Kusaka, Japan

  • Tailoi Chan-Ling, Australia

  • V Narendran, India

  • Wei-chi Wu, China

  • Xin Huang, China

  • Yi Chen, China

  • Yusheng Wang, China

Scientific Committee

  • Graham Quinn, USA (Chair)

  • Anna Ells, Canada

  • Ashok Deorari, India

  • Brian Darlow, New Zealand

  • Clare Gilbert, UK

  • Glen Gole, Australia

  • Helen Mintz-Hittner, USA

  • Mangat Dogra, India

  • Padmaja K. Rani, India

  • Peiquan Zhao, China

  • Rajvardhan Azad, India

  • V Narendran, India

  • Xiaoxin Li, China

  • Parijat Chandra, India (Chief Coordinator)

Abstract Book


Scientific Program


Lessons in Retinopathy of Prematurity from Shanghai [PDF] – Quinn GE, Fielder AR, Azad R, Zhao P. Lessons in retinopathy of prematurity from Shanghai. Clin Perinatol. 2013 Jun;40(2):323-7.


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