Speaker Profiles

Dr Mariya Moosajee

Dr Mariya Moosajee obtained first class honours for her BSc in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics in 2000, followed by her MBBS in 2003 from Imperial College London. She was also awarded her PhD in Molecular Ophthalmology in 2009 from Imperial College London.

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Professor Marcela Votruba

Professor Marcela Votruba is Professor of Ophthalmology and an Honorary Consultant in Ophthalmology at Cardiff University and the University Hospital of Wales and Head of the School of Optometry & Vision Sciences at Cardiff University.

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Professor Alan Stitt

Alan Stitt is the McCauley Chair of Experimental Ophthalmology at Queen’s University Belfast and is Director of Centre for Experimental Medicine (CEM) in School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Science.

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Professor Stephen E Moss

Professor Steve Moss holds the Norman Ashton Chair of Biomedical Research at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, where he also founded and was until 2009 the Head of the Division of Cell Biology.

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Professor Andy Harvey

Andy is Professor of Optics at the University of Glasgow.

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Pearse Keane

Pearse is a Consultant Ophthalmologist (Medical Retina) at Moorfields Eye Hospital and a NIHR Clinician Scientist, University College London (UCL).

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Alan J. Stewart

Alan is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Medicine at the University of St Andrews.

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Dr. Christos Bergeles

Lecturer in the Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, UCL.

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Professor Julie Daniels

Julie was awarded her first degree in Microbiology and her PhD in tissue engineering from the University of Leeds, UK. She joined the Institute of Ophthalmology, UCL in 1996. Julie is Professor of Regenerative Medicine and Cellular Therapy.

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Prof Shahina Pardhan

Prof Pardhan is the inaugural director of the Vision and Eye Research Unit (VERU) based within the Postgraduate Medical Institute.

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