Assoc Prof. Jod S Mehta is Head of the Tissue Engineering and Stem Cell Group at the Singapore Eye Research Institute and Head of the Corneal Service and Senior Consultant in the Refractive Service of the Singapore National Eye Center (SNEC). He has academic affiliations with DUKE-NUS GMS.
He has won 42 National and International awards including those at AAO and ARVO. His corneal interests lie in corneal transplantation – penetrating keratoplasty, lamellar keratoplasty and endothelial keratoplasty, femtosecond laser technology, corneal imaging, corneal infections, corneal refractive surgery, keratoprosthesis surgery, ocular drug delivery systems and corneal genetics. He has authored over 300 peer-reviewed publications and 13 book chapters and given over 310 presentations oral and poster. His research work has developed 14 patents 5 of which have been commercialized and licensed to companies.