Main Supervisor. Dr Raquel Gil-Cazorla; Associate Supervisors. Dr Gurpreet Bhogal-Bhamra & Dr Shehzad A Naroo. Topical administration, mostly in form of eye drops, is employed to treat anterior and some posterior segment diseases.
Unpublished pilot work from our group has identified that a single one hour exposure to a desiccating environment (. The successful applicant will contribute to shaping the direction of the project, and full training will be provided in all of the relevant methods of data collection.
Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences
Dr T MacGillivray, Prof B Dhillon
7 February 2019
The eye, with common embryonic origins to the brain and other shared anatomical features such as a blood–tissue barrier and nerves, is an area of the central nervous system amenable to non-invasive study.
Additional Supervisor. Dr Ian MacCormick. Background. The eye provides a window through which structural and functional characteristics of blood vessels can be visualised and quantified using new technology.
Human inherited retinal diseases (IRDs) result from mutations in over 250 different genes, many of them implicated by the Leeds Vision Research Group (eg Panagiotou et al 2017, AJHG 100:960-968; El-Asrag et al 2015, 96:948-54).