The UCL Institute of Ophthalmology has been awarded three PhD studentships worth £280,000 tenable from October 2009 from Fight for Sight, the UK’s leading charity dedicated to funding research into the prevention and treatment of blindness and eye disease.
The awards will enable researchers to develop new treatments for patients with conditions affecting the retina and the cornea.
The studentships will be allocated for supervision under the following members of staff at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology:
The UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, a world-leading centre for eye research, is committed to a multi-disciplinary research portfolio that furthers an understanding of the eye and visual system linked with clinical investigations targeted to specific problems in the prevention and treatment of eye disease. Its collaboration with Moorfields Eye Hospital opens the way for advances at the forefront of translational vision research.
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