Pho Nguyen, MD
Upon graduating from UC Davis with undergraduate degrees in biochemistry and chemical engineering, Pho worked in the semiconductor industry as a process engineer. Subsequently, he joined NASA to conduct basic science research in nanotechnology and earned his Masters in chemical engineering. He came to the Keck School of Medicine with the aspiration to advance health care by clinical and basic science research. His research interests include nanotechnology, bioengineering, advanced imaging for ophthalmic applications, and stem cells. He has published 20+ scientific manuscripts in many peer-reviewed journals such as Science, Advanced Materials, Cornea, and others.
Currently, Pho is completing his Ophthalmology Residency at the Doheny Eye Institute, one of the top-ten Eye Centers in the country, according to US News. He will pursue a fellowship in Cornea at Doheny as well, starting July 2012.