Steve is a Paralympian who was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) in 2011.
Amar Latif is an adventurer, entrepreneur, TV presenter and public speaker. He became an Ambassador for Retina UK in 2020.
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.