Ms Rehana Khan Tajuddin Mohamed Akthar Khan
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Ms Rehana Khan Tajuddin Mohamed Akthar Khan

  • PhD Candidate - Development and validation of artificial intelligence based deep learning algorithm for the prediction of systemic and ocular abnormalities from retinal OCT and fundus photographs
  • Bachelor of Optometry and Vision Science, Elite School of Optometry & Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), India, 2015

 

 

Medicine & Health
School of Optometry and Vision Science

Ms Rehana Khan Tajuddin Mohamed Akthar Khan is a PhD candidate and Associate lecturer at the School of Optometry and Vision Science (SOVS), USNW. Her research focuses on utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to enhance the understanding and prediction of ocular and systemic diseases. With a strong foundation from the Elite School of Optometry, India, and equipped with practical experience as a clinical and research optometrist, she has made significant contributions through publications and peer-reviewed journal reviews. As an associate lecturer, Rehana is committed to nurturing the knowledge and skills of future optometrists, providing them with guidance and support to thrive in their academic pursuits.

Professional Affiliations

  • 2023-present: Fellow of American Academy of Optometry (FAAO)
  • 2023-2026: Accredited Mental Health First Aider, Australia
  • 2023-present: Ph.D. Internship, Institute of Statistical and Data Science (Instats), Australia
  • 2023-present: Deputy Director of Learning, Institute of Statistical and Data Science (Instats), Australia

Memberships

  • 2020-present: Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), member-in-training
  • 2022-present: American Academy of Optometry (AAO) 
  • 2022-present: Member of Vision Science Academy
Location
School of Optometry and Vision Science Level 3, Rupert Myers Building (North Wing) Barker Street, Gate 14, Kensington NSW 2052
  • Book Chapters | 2023
    Khan TMAR; Bhandari V; Raman S; Vyas A; Raman A; Roy M; Raman R, 2023, 'Image Processing in Retinal Imaging', in Digital Eye Care and Teleophthalmology: A Practical Guide to Applications, pp. 99 - 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-24052-2_9
  • Journal articles | 2023
    Khan R; Surya J; Roy M; Swathi Priya MN; Mohan S; Raman S; Raman A; Vyas A; Raman R, 2023, 'Use of artificial intelligence algorithms to predict systemic diseases from retinal images', Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/widm.1506
    Journal articles | 2023
    Xue CC; Sim R; Chee ML; Yu M; Wang YX; Rim TH; Hyung PK; Woong KS; Song SJ; Nangia V; Panda-Jonas S; Wang NL; Hao J; Zhang Q; Cao K; Sasaki M; Harada S; Toru T; Ryo K; Raman R; Surya J; Khan R; Bikbov M; Wong IY; Cheung CMG; Jonas JB; Cheng C-Y; Tham Y-C, 2023, 'Is Kidney Function Associated with Age-Related Macular Degeneration? Findings from the Asian Eye Epidemiology Consortium.', Ophthalmology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2023.12.030
    Journal articles | 2022
    Cherian J; Giridhar A; Sivaprasad S; Rajalakshmi R; Raman R; Khan R; Prakash N; Rodrigues A, 2022, 'Predominant peripheral lesions in patients with diabetic retinopathy and its association with systemic comorbidities', Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 70, pp. 3021 - 3025, http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijo.IJO_172_22
    Journal articles | 2022
    Khan R; Saha SK; Frost S; Kanagasingam Y; Raman R, 2022, 'The Longitudinal Assessment of Vascular Parameters of the Retina and Their Correlations with Systemic Characteristics in Type 2 Diabetes—A Pilot Study', Vision, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/vision6030045
    Journal articles | 2022
    Khan R; Surya J; Agarwal R; Sharma T; Raman R, 2022, 'Revised Glycemic Index for Diagnosing and Monitoring of Diabetes Mellitus in South Indian Population', Cureus, 14, pp. e22510 - e22510, http://dx.doi.org/10.7759/cureus.22510
    Journal articles | 2022
    Susarla G; Rizza AN; Li A; Han S; Khan R; Chan W; Lains I; Apivatthakakul A; Brustoski K; Khetan V; Raman R; Igo RP; Iyengar SK; Mathavan S; Sobrin L, 2022, 'Younger Age and Albuminuria are Associated with Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy and Diabetic Macular Edema in the South Indian GeNetics of DiAbeTic Retinopathy (SIGNATR) Study', Current Eye Research, 47, pp. 1389 - 1396, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02713683.2022.2091148
    Journal articles | 2021
    Agrawal R; Jain M; Khan R; Jaisankar D; Xin W; Ding J; Testi I; Raman R; Biswas J, 2021, 'Choroidal Structural Changes in Sympathetic Ophthalmia on Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography', Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, 29, pp. 537 - 542, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09273948.2019.1685110
    Journal articles | 2021
    Agrawal R; Jain M; Khan R; Jaisankar D; Xin W; Ding J; Testi I; Raman R; Biswas J, 2021, 'Choroidal Structural Changes in Sympathetic Ophthalmia on Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography.', Ocul Immunol Inflamm, 29, pp. 537 - 542, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09273948.2019.1685110
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khan R; Raman S; Karamcheti SKM; Srinivasan S; Sharma A; Surya J; Bhende M; Ramasamy K; Verma A; Raman R, 2021, 'Comparison of two ultra-widefield cameras with high image resolution and wider view for identifying diabetic retinopathy lesions', Translational Vision Science and Technology, 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/tvst.10.12.9
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khan R; Shanmugam M; Ramanjulu R; Chablani J; Singh N; Oli A; Raman R, 2021, 'Influence of segmental supply of Cilioretinal artery on morphology of diabetic macular edema', BMC Ophthalmology, 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12886-021-01812-x
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khan R; Sharma A; Ravikumar R; Parekh A; Srinivasan R; George RJ; Raman R, 2021, 'Association between gut microbial abundance and sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.62.7.19
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khan R; Surya J; Rajalakshmi R; Rani PK; Anantharaman G; Gopalakrishnan M; Sen A; Desai A; Roy R; Natarajan S; Chen L; Chawla G; Behera UC; Gopal L; Muralidharan V; Sivaprasad S; Raman R, 2021, 'Need for Vitreous Surgeries in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy in 10-Year Follow-Up: India Retinal Disease Study Group Report No. 2', Ophthalmic Research, 64, pp. 432 - 439, http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000512767
    Journal articles | 2021
    Tang F; Luenam P; Ran AR; Quadeer AA; Raman R; Sen P; Khan R; Giridhar A; Haridas S; Iglicki M; Zur D; Loewenstein A; Negri HP; Szeto S; Lam BKY; Tham CC; Sivaprasad S; Mckay M; Cheung CY, 2021, 'Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy from Ultra-Widefield Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope Images: A Multicenter Deep Learning Analysis', Ophthalmology Retina, 5, pp. 1097 - 1106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oret.2021.01.013
    Journal articles | 2020
    Khan R; Chandra S; Rajalakshmi R; Rani PK; Anantharaman G; Sen A; Desai A; Roy R; Natarajan S; Chen L; Chawla G; Behera UC; Gopal L; Gurudas S; Sivaprasad S; Raman R, 2020, 'Prevalence and incidence of visual impairment in patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy in India', Scientific Reports, 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-67350-6
    Journal articles | 2019
    Khan R; Singh S; Surya J; Sharma T; Kulothunga V; Raman R, 2019, 'Age of onset of diabetes and its comparison with prevalence and risk factors for diabetic retinopathy in a rural population of India', Ophthalmic Research, 61, pp. 236 - 241, http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000496732
  • Conference Papers | 2023
    Gella L; Velu G; Sharma T; Ganesan S; Raman A; Khan R; Surya J; Parekh A; Raman R, 2023, 'Analysis of Light and Dark Pixel Density Areas on SD-OCT in Diabetes—Is It a Marker of Neuronal Degeneration?', in Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, pp. 469 - 474, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-6068-0_45
    Preprints | 2023
    Tajuddin Mohamed Akthar Khan RK; Sharma A; Ravikumar R; George RJ; Sivaprasad S; Raman R, 2023, Correlation of Gut Microbial Diversity to Sight-Threatening Diabetic Retinopathy, , http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4436906
    Preprints | 2020
    Khan R; Shanmugam M; Ramanjulu R; Chablani J; Singh N; Raman R, 2020, Influence of Segmental Supply of Cilioretinal Artery on Morphology of Diabetic Macular Edema, , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.2.21876/v2
    Preprints | 2020
    Raman R; Khan R; Shanmugam M; Ramanjulu R; Chablani J; Singh N, 2020, Influence of Segmental Supply of Cilioretinal Artery on Morphology of Diabetic Macular Edema, , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.2.21876/v1

UNSW School of Optometry and Vision Science: Diabetes Research Grant from the Elizabeth O’Beirne and Robert and Emmy Mather Trust Fund, 2023.

Grant entitled: Development and validation of deep learning algorithm using ultra-wide-field Optos images for early detection of diabetic retinopathy in 45-degree single-field.

  1. Best poster presentation award in the 2nd India Vision Institute (IVI) International Optometry Conference, 2021
  2. University International Postgraduate Award (UIPA) (Stipend for 2022 - 2025), UNSW
  3. Mentee, Industry Mentoring Network in STEM (IMNIS), 2023
  4. Fellow of American Academy of Optometry, 2023
  5. Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA), 2023

My Research Supervision

 

My Teaching

  • VISN1111 - Geometrical and Physical Optics
  • VISN1221 - Visual Optics