Hajrah Sarkar in the Lab

Researcher profiles

Research into inherited retinal conditions is one of the key objectives of Retina UK.

The following researchers are currently working on projects funded by you, our community.

Meet researchers

As part of our aim to nurture young scientists, we are very pleased to introduce one of our new PhD students as part of a co-funding agreement with the Macular Society.

Jenny Dewing

Meet a Researcher: Dr Jenny Dewing

Jenny Dewing is a postdoctoral researcher working on a Retina UK-funded project with Dr Arjuna Ratnayaka at the University of Southampton.

Dr Nikolas Pontikos

Meet a Researcher: Dr Nikolas Pontikos

Dr Nikolas Pontikos is a Senior Research Fellow at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, and has been working on inherited retinal conditions for several years.

Elena Piotter

Meet a Researcher: Elena Piotter

Nurturing a new generation of scientists is a vital investment in the future of retinal disease research, so we are delighted to be funding, in collaboration with the Macular Society, a new PhD studentship at Oxford University, supervised by Professor Robert MacLaren.

Jing Yu - a man wearing an orange t shirt facing the camera. There is a microscope to his left on a desk.

Meet a Researcher: Jing Yu

Jing Yu is a Research Assistant at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.