Webinar: How your donations make a difference…in conversation with our new research grantees

Want to know more about how your donations make a difference? This insightful webinar sheds light on how your generous contributions are driving ground-breaking research in ophthalmology.

Join Research Development Manager, Kate Arkell as she speaks to our latest research grantees about their projects.

  • PhD studentship: Dr Matteo Rizzi, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
    Investigating photopsia and photophobia in Stargardt disease.
  • PhD studentship: Chloe Brotherton, Edinburgh University
    Understanding why different RPGR gene mutations can lead to different diagnosis.
  • PhD studentship: Gabriel Velichkova, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
    Investigating Stargardt disease as a target for gene repair.
  • Professor Jacqueline van der Spuy, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
    The consequences of toxic accumulation of a molecule called cGMP in Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA).
  • Professor Jane Sowden, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
    Restoring some vision at the later stages of sight loss in advanced retinitis pigmentosa (RP) using a stem cell patch.

Find out about our current research grants here: Research grants - Retina UK

Find out about our upcoming webinars on our website: ⁠RetinaUK.org.uk/webinars⁠.


This webinar was originally broadcast on Thursday 11 April 2024.

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