Core Research Grants Assessment Panel

Core Research Grants Assessment Panel

The Research Grants Assessment Panel (RGAP) members help us in assessing grants and make recommendations to the Research, Policy and Innovation Committee. Its members are:

Professor Alan Stitt (Chair)
Dean of Innovation and Impact, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queens University Belfast

Professor Alastair Denniston (Vice Chair)
Consultant Ophthalmologist, Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, Birmingham University, Birmingham

Professor Lynda Erskine
Chair in Developmental Neurobiology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Aberdeen University, Scotland

Professor Jeremy Guggenheim
Director of Research, School of Optometry and Vision, Cardiff University, Cardiff

Professor Alison Hardcastle
Professor of Molecular Genetics, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London

Professor Majlinda Lako
Professor of Stem Cell Science, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle

Professor Rachael Pearson
Professor of Developmental Neuroscience, King's College London, London

Professor Jugnoo Rahi
Professor of Ophthalmic Epidemiology, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health, London

Professor Reinier Schlingemann
Professor of Ophthalmology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Professor Jessica Teeling
Professor of Experimental Neuroimmunology, Biological Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton

Professor Jan Wijnholds
Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Neuromedical Genetics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Netherlands

Professor Colin Willoughby
Professor of Ophthalmology, Biomedical Sciences Research Institute, Ulster University, Northern Ireland