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Gift of Sight Eye Research Laboratory

The Gift of Sight Eye Research Centre is based at Southampton General Hospital in Hampshire, United Kingdom. The main areas of research are studies of the molecular genetics of common eye diseases such as age related macular degeneration and ocular stem cell research.

The group consists of Prof Lotery, 3 research scientists, two post-doctoral scientists and several PhD students. In addition currently there are 9 ongoing clinical trials being carried out by this group.

Current Research Projects

  • Project 1:
    Role of CFH mutations in liver and eye disease
  • Project 2:
    Complement and ARMD
  • Project 3:
    Use of stem cells in retinal disease
  • Project 4:
    Genetics of glaucoma

Group Leader

Andrew John Lotery
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Southampton General Hospital

LD74, MP806
Clinical Neurosciences
South Lab & Path Block

SO16 6YD Southampton
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 23 8079 4590
Fax: +44 (0)23 80794264/4542



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