Our Medical Advisory Board (MAB) advises our Board of Trustees in order that they can approve grants for research projects. They also monitor project outcomes and provide the organisation with expert guidance as required.
We are fortunate to have secured the commitment of such an eminent group.
Current members are:
Professor Tara Moore (Chair)
Professor of Personalised Medicine, Ulster University
Dr Carmel Toomes (Vice-Chair)
Associate Professor, Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Leeds
Professor Alison Hardcastle
Professor of Molecular Genetics, University College London
Professor Sobha Sivaprasad
Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Moorfields Eye Hospital
Mr Jay Self BM, FRCOphth, PhD
FRCOphth, PhD, Associate Professor and Consultant Ophthalmologist, University of Southampton
Professor Jane Farrar
Professor of Genetics, Smurfit Institute of Genetics, Trinity College Dublin
Professor Jod S Mehta
Distinguished Professor in Clinical Innovation in Ophthalmology, Singapore National Eye Centre
Professor Luminita Paraoan
Professor of Molecular Cell Biology, Ocular Molecular Biology and Mechanisms of Disease Group Leader, Edge Hill University
Professor Andrea Cusumano
Professor and Researcher of Ophthalmology, University of Roma Tor Vergata, Consultant in Ophthalmology, Vatican City State
Professor Paulo Stanga
Honorary Professor, Institute of Ophthalmology University College London (UCL)
The MAB also has access to the expertise of an outstanding group of peers who have offered to advise as required.