›› 2012, Vol. 32 ›› Issue (2): 131-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2012.02.001

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Importance of ophthalmic clinical trials and integrated studies of clinical and basic ophthalmology

XU Xun   

  1. Department of Ophthalmology, the First People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200080, China
  • Online:2012-02-28 Published:2012-02-28
  • Supported by:

    Shanghai Key Laboratory for Ocular Fundus Diseases Foundation, 07Z22911


In recent years, more achievement of Chinese medical researchers has gained worldwide acceptance, and more scientific reports have been published on SCI journals. To improve the application and innovation of ophthalmological researches, greater importance should be attached to clinical trials and integrated studies of clinical and basic ophthalmology. Therefore, ophthalmologists should pay more attention to the nature and clinical evidences of diseases and conduct researches in a scientific way. Basic researches on medical science must proceed from clinical findings and serve clinical practice.

Key words: ophthalmology, clinical research, basic research