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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Prof 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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Prof Pierscionek

Barbara Krystyna Pierscionek qualified with clinical and scientific degrees (PhD in protein chemistry and optics) from the University of Melbourne in Australia and obtained an MBA and legal qualifications in the UK including the theoretical degree required for practice as a solicitor in England and Wales as well as a Masters degree in Law (LLM).

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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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Professor John Marshall

Professor John Marshall MBE, BSc (Hons), PhD, FMedSci, FRCPath, FRSB, DSc2(Hon) FRCOphth (Hon), FCOptom (Hon), FARVO, FLIA, FRSA is the Frost Professor of Ophthalmology at the Institute of Ophthalmology in association with Moorfield's Eye Hospital. He is Emeritus Professor of Ophthalmology at Kings College London, Honorary Distinguished Professor University of Cardiff, Honorary Professor the City University and Honorary Professor Glasgow Calendonian University.

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Dr. Christos Bergeles

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

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