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Alan Bird

Multidisciplinary research into inherited sand degenerative retinal diseases.

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Scientific Interests

  1. Inherited and degenerative retinal diseases
  2. Genetics
  3. Psychophysics
  4. Electrophysiology
  5. Imaging

Memberships

  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology  (ARVO)
  • RCophth
  • AAO
  • RSci Med

Key Publications

  1. Andersen MV, Rosenberg T, la Cour M, Kiilgaard JF, Prause JU, Alsbirk PH, Borch-Johnsen K, Peto T, Carstensen B, Bird AC.
    Prevalence of Age-Related Maculopathy and Age-Related Macular Degeneration among the Inuit in Greenland The Greenland Inuit Eye Study.
    Ophthalmology. 2008 2008;115:700-707.
  2. Yates JR, Sepp T, Matharu BK, Khan JC, Thurlby DA, Shahid H, Clayton DG, Hayward C, Morgan J, Wright AF, Armbrecht AM, Dhillon B, Deary IJ, Redmond E, Bird AC, Moore AT.
    Complement C3 variant and the risk of age-related macular degeneration.
    N Engl J Med 2007;357:553-61.
  3. Coffey PJ, Gias C, McDermott CJ, Lundh P, Pickering MC, Sethi C, Bird A, Fitzke FW, Maass A, Chen LL, Holder GE, Luthert PJ, Salt TE, Moss SE, Greenwood J.
    Complement factor H deficiency in aged mice causes retinal abnormalities and visual dysfunction.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:16651-6.
  4. Vaclavik V, Vujosevic S, Dandekar SS, Bunce C, Peto T, Bird AC.
    Autofluorescence imaging in age-related macular degeneration complicated by choroidal neovascularization A Prospective Study.
    Ophthalmology - 2008;115:342-6.
  5. Vithana EN, Abu-Safieh L, Pelosini L, Winchester E, Hornan D, Bird AC, Hunt DM, Bustin SA, Bhattacharya SS.
    Expression of PRPF31 mRNA in Patients with Autosomal Dominant Retinitis Pigmentosa: A Molecular Clue for Incomplete Penetrance?
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2003;44:4204-4209.
  6. Scholl HPN, Bellmann C, Dandekar SS, Bird AC, Fitzke FW.
    Photopic and scotopic fine matix mapping of retinal areas of increased fundus autofluorescence in patients with age related macular degeneration.
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2004 ;45:574-83.
  7. Guymer RH, Bird AC, Hageman GS.
    Cytoarchictecture of choroidal capillary endothelial cells.
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2004;45:1660-1666.
Alan Bird
Alan Bird

Contact

Institute of Ophthalmology
Moorfields Eye Hospital

City Road
EC1V 2PD
London
United Kingdom

Phone: (0) 2075662247
Fax: (0)207 251 9350

Email:
alan.bird[at]ucl.ac.uk

Website:
www.ucl.ac.uk/ioo/

Research Groups

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age-related macular degeneration
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AIBILI
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Audo, Isabelle
Beattie, Renwick
Berendschot, Tos
Bergen, Arthur
Berger, Wolfgang
Cremers, Frans
den Hollander, Anneke
Dias, Aylvin
Enzmann, Volker
Fighting Blindness
Greenwood, John
Grimm, Christian
Grus, Franz
Hammond, Chris
Hauck, Stefanie
Heiduschka, Peter
Hicks, David
Holz, Frank G.
Humphries, Peter
Inglehearn, Chris
Joachim, Stephanie
Johnsen-Soriano, Siv
Julien, Sylvie
Kennedy, Breandan
Larsen, Michael
Lengyel, Imre
Lotery, Andrew John
Moore, Tony
Navea, Amparo
Pastor, Jose-Carlos
Petersen, Michael
Research Group of Tunde Peto
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Tsilimbaris, Miltiadis
Riva, Charles
Rubin, Gary
Schmetterer, Leopold
Strauss, Olaf
Sørensen, Torben Lykke
Topouzis, Fotis
Ueffing, Marius
Weber, Bernhard
Wright, Alan
Xu, Heping
aging
AIBILI
Artal, Pablo
Audo, Isabelle
Bandello, Francesco
Baraas, Rigmor
Barbur, John
Beattie, Renwick
Berendschot, Tos
Bergen, Arthur
Chakravarthy, Usha
Cordeiro, M Francesca
Cotter, Tom G.
De la Rosa, Enrique
Dedek, Karin
Dollfus, Hélène
Euler, Thomas
Findl, Oliver
Griciuc, Ana
Hammond, Chris
Hoffmann, Michael
Holz, Frank G.
Lagreze, Wolf
Lengyel, Imre
Lombardo, Marco
Lorenz, Birgit
Lütjen-Drecoll, Elke
Martin, Keith
Meek, Keith
Moore, Tony
Naumann, Gottfried
Navea, Amparo
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Stitt, Alan
Detorakis, Efstathios
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Tsilimbaris, Miltiadis
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Riva, Charles
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Seeliger, Mathias
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Tassignon, Marie-José
Tepelus, Tudor-Cosmin
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Topouzis, Fotis
electroretinography: clinical
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Larsen, Michael
Seeliger, Mathias
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retinal degenerations: cell biology
Arango-Gonzalez, Blanca
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Biel, Martin
Bovolenta, Paola
Bujakowska, Kinga
Cordeiro, M Francesca
Ekström, Per
Enzmann, Volker
Greenwood, John
Grimm, Christian
Hauck, Stefanie
Heiduschka, Peter
Hicks, David
Johnsen-Soriano, Siv
Karl, Mike O.
Kennedy, Breandan
Kustermann, Stefan
Langmann, Thomas
Lengyel, Imre
Marigo, Valeria
Martin, Keith
Palfi, Arpad
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Picaud, Serge
Reichenbach, Andreas
Stitt, Alan
Sennlaub, Florian
Tsilimbaris, Miltiadis
Roepman, Ronald
Sancho-Pelluz, Javier
Seeliger, Mathias
Stieger, Knut
Strauss, Olaf
Strettoi, Enrica
Sørensen, Torben Lykke
Thanos, Solon
Ueffing, Marius
Weber, Bernhard
Wijnholds, Jan
Wolfrum, Uwe
retinal degenerations: hereditary
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Audo, Isabelle
Auricchio, Alberto
Bach, Michael
Banfi, Sandro
Baraas, Rigmor
Bergen, Arthur
Bhattacharya, Shomi
Bovolenta, Paola
Bujakowska, Kinga
Chadderton, Naomi
Cottet, Sandra
Cremers, Frans
den Hollander, Anneke
Ekström, Per
Graw, Jochen
Hamel, Christian ✝
Inglehearn, Chris
Kennedy, Breandan
Langmann, Thomas
Lorenz, Birgit
Lotery, Andrew John
MacLaren, Robert
O'Driscoll, Ciara
Palfi, Arpad
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Rivolta, Carlo
Roepman, Ronald
Sahaboglu, Ayse
Sancho-Pelluz, Javier
Schimpf-Linzenbold, Simone
Seeliger, Mathias
Stieger, Knut
Strauss, Olaf
van Veen, Theo
Weber, Bernhard
Wijnholds, Jan
Wissinger, Bernd
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Bergen, Arthur
Bhattacharya, Shomi
Bovolenta, Paola
Greenwood, John
Hamel, Christian ✝
Heiduschka, Peter
Hicks, David
Holz, Frank G.
Julien, Sylvie
Lengyel, Imre
MacLaren, Robert
Marigo, Valeria
Pastor, Jose-Carlos
Sennlaub, Florian
Tsilimbaris, Miltiadis
Strauss, Olaf
Thanos, Solon
Ueffing, Marius
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retinitis pigmentosa
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Arango-Gonzalez, Blanca
Audo, Isabelle
Auricchio, Alberto
Bach, Michael
Bergen, Arthur
Berger, Wolfgang
Bhattacharya, Shomi
Biel, Martin
Bovolenta, Paola
Bujakowska, Kinga
Chadderton, Naomi
Cremers, Frans
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den Hollander, Anneke
Dollfus, Hélène
Enzmann, Volker
Fighting Blindness
Griciuc, Ana
Hamel, Christian ✝
Langmann, Thomas
Larsen, Michael
MacLaren, Robert
Moore, Tony
Palfi, Arpad
Paquet-Durand, Francois
Tsilimbaris, Miltiadis
Rivolta, Carlo
Romero, Francisco Javier
Sahaboglu, Ayse
Sancho-Pelluz, Javier
Seeliger, Mathias
van Veen, Theo
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Zrenner, Eberhart

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