You are here: » People » Research Groups » United Kingdom » Greenwood, John

Department of Cell Biology

  • Retinal vascular biology.
    In particular the role of the vascular endothelium in retinal inflammation and in vascular remodelling.
  • Retinal inflammation.
  • RPE biology in relation to retinal degeneration.


  • Cell culture,
  • Cell biology,
  • Models of retinal inflammation and degeneration

Scientific Cooperations

  • Cooperation 1
    Prof Steve Moss, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
  • Cooperation 2
    Prof Robin Ali, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
  • Cooperation 3
    Dr Virginia Calder, Institute of Ophthalmology
  • Cooperation 4
    Dr Patric Turowski, Institute of Ophthalmology

Group Leader

John Greenwood
[more information]


UCL Institute of Ophthalmology

11-43 Bath Street
London SE5 8BN
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)2076086858


Current Research Projects

  • Project 1
    Investigation of endothelial mechanisms involved in facilitating leukocyte migration into the CNS.
  • Project 2
    Vascular and RPE anomalies in idiopathic juxtafoveal telangiectasia.
  • Project 3
    G-protein receptor signalling in CNS endothelial cells and its role in supporting lymphocyte migration.
  • Project 4
    Trans-differentiation of the human retinal pigment epithelial cell line ARPE-19 towards a photoreceptor phenotype: A potential cell for retinal repair.
  • Project 5
    Immunomodulatory effect of long-term statin treatment in patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis.

Research Groups