Dr Nikolas Pontikos is a Senior Research Fellow at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, and has been working on inherited retinal conditions for several years.
Tomasz Tomkiewicz is undertaking a PhD studentship funded by Retina UK and The Macular Society.
Jing Yu is a Research Assistant at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.
The project aims to develop a cost effective method of examining the entire ABCA4 gene to look for variations that might cause disease.
Jenny Dewing is a postdoctoral researcher working on a Retina UK-funded project with Dr Arjuna Ratnayaka at the University of Southampton.
Hajrah Sarkar is a PhD student whose project is funded by Retina UK.
Dr Rachel Taylor is part of the UK Inherited Retinal Dystrophy Consortium (UKIRDC) team at the University of Manchester.
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.