Tatfong Ng, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology

(617) 638-4525
72 E. Concord St Instructional (L)


Dr. Tat Fong Ng is a Research Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology. Dr. Ng received his PhD in Anatomy from the University of Hong Kong. He is passionate about translational research that improves the concepts or the products that can help improve human health. He has a long track record of managing a state of the art laboratory with focus on both in vitro and in vivo research including histopathology, development of biomaterials and medical devices, biomarker and in vivo model development. He has a very collaborative and sharing nature, and always interested and flexible to learn new technologies and methods, and adapts fast to new environments and projects.

Immunology, ophthalmology, immunoassays, micro-surgeries, surgeries, dissections, retinal transplantation, transplantation into the kidney capsule, cells injection, immunohistochemistry, confocal imaging, fluorescent imaging, histomorphometry, histopathology, histology including paraffin sectioning, frozen sectioning, plastic sectioning, cell culture, PCR, western blot, electrophoresis.


  • University of Hong Kong, PhD
  • University of Hong Kong, MPhil
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong, BS


  • Published on 2/12/2018

    Taylor AW, Ng TF. Negative regulators that mediate ocular immune privilege. J Leukoc Biol. 2018 Feb 12. PMID: 29431864.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/1/2017

    Wang E, Choe Y, Ng TF, Taylor AW. Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells Suppress Phagolysosome Activation in Macrophages. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2017 Feb 01; 58(2):1266-1273. PMID: 28241314.

    Read at: PubMed

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