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    Short Description

    Robert MacLaren

    DPhil FRCS FRCOphth

    Professor of Ophthalmology

    • Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon
    • Fellow of Merton College
    Biography

    Research Summary

    Our clinical and laboratory research is dedicated to finding new treatments for blindness, particularly in patients with incurable retinal diseases, using stem cell-based approaches, gene therapy or electronic retinas. We are also developing new techniques for cataract and retinal surgery. Our recent key research achievements include:

    Research Summary

    Biography

    Robert MacLaren is Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Oxford, Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Oxford Eye Hospital, Honorary Professor of Ophthalmology at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, Honorary Consultant Vitreoretinal Surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital, Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist at Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital, Faculty Member and Founding Theme Leader of the Moorfields-UCL Institute of Ophthalmology Biomedical Research Centre. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Fellow and former King James IV Professor of Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Bodley Fellow of Merton College Oxford. In 2013 he was a recipient of the international ARVO Camras Award.

    Key publications