Haiyan Gong, MD, PhD

  • Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Disease
  • Professor of Ophthalmology, Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine


PhD, Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine
MS, Ophthalmology, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
MD(Equivalent), Jiangxi Medical College, Nanchang, China

Areas of Expertise

Professional Honors & Awards

ARVO Gold Fellow, 2019
ARVO Silver Fellow, 2016

Professional Memberships

American Glaucoma Society
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
International Society of Eye Research
The American Society for Cell Biology
Trabecular Meshwork Society

Research Interests


Research Involvement


Masters Students

  • Kevin Chan, Class of 2013, Thesis title: Investigation of the distribution of α-smooth muscle actin positive cells at collector channel ostia in normal human eyes
  • Nathan Neville, Class of 2007, Thesis title: a non-pathological source for topical Pilocarpine-induced flare
  • Stephanie Battista, Class of 2007, Thesis title: The effects of IOP on aqueous humor outflow dynamics in bovine eyes
  • Patrick Scott, Class of 2006, Thesis title: Further explorations of aqueous humor drainage in enucleated human and bovine eyes