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Geoffrey Arden

Short CV

2010Honorary Research Fellow City University London
2008Honorary Fellow Royal College Ophthalmology
1995Senior Research Fellow City University London
1968Professor Neurophysiology University of London
1967Director Electrodiagnostic Dept, Moorfields Eye Hospital London
1965Hon. Consultant Moorfields Eye Hospital

Scientific Interests

  • Electrophysiology and hereditary degenerations
  • Colour vision
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Age Related Macular Degeneration


  • Electrophysiology


  • International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision (ISCEV)
  • Royal College Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • International Society for Eye Research (ISER)
Geoffrey Arden
Geoffrey Arden


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  1. Arden, G. B. and Kelsey, J. H.
    "Changes produced by light in the standing potential of the human eye."
    J Physiol 1962;161: 189-204.
  2. Arden, G. B. and Brown, K. T.
    "Some Properties of Components of the Cat Electroretinogram Revealed by Local Recording under Oil."
    J Physiol  1965;176: 429-61
  3. Adams, W. L., Arden, G. B. and Behrman, J.
    "Responses of human visual cortex following excitation of peripheral retinal rods. Some applications in the clinical diagnosis of functional and organic visual defects."
    Br J Ophthalmol 1969; 53(7): 439-52.
  4. Arden, G. B. and Lewis, D. R.
    "The pattern visual evoked response in the assessment of visual acuity."
    Trans Ophthalmol Soc U K 1973; 93(0): 39-48.
  5. Arden, G. B
    "Doyne Memorial Lecture, 1978. Visual loss in patients with normal visual acuity."
    Trans Ophthalmol Soc U K 1978; 98(2): 219-31.
  6. Arden, G. B.
    "The absence of diabetic retinopathy in patients with retinitis pigmentosa: implications for pathophysiology and possible treatment."
    Br J Ophthalmol 2001; 85(3): 366-70.
  7. Arden, G. B. and Wolf, J. E.
    "Differential effects of light and alcohol on the electro-oculographic responses of patients with age-related macular disease."
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2003;44(7): 3226-32.
  8. Arden, G. B., Sidman, R. L., Arap, W. and Schlingemann, R. O.
    "Spare the rod and spoil the eye."
    Br J Ophthalmol 2005; 89(6): 764-9.
  9. Arden GB and Constable P.
    The Electro oculogram.
    Progress in Retina and Vision Research 2006;25:207-248.
  10. Arden  GB, Gündüz  MK,  Kurtenbach  A,  Völker M,  Zrenner  E,  Gündüz SB,  Kamis U, Öztürk BT  and Okudan S.
    "A Preliminary trial to determine whether prevention of dark adaptation affects the course of early diabetic retinopathy"
    Eye 2010; 24:1149-55 e-publ Jan 2010

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