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Ophthalmologist Lola Solebo recognised for study into the management of avoidable childhood blindness

Lola Solebo, NIHR Moorfields BRC and UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, has been awarded The Ulverscroft David Owen Prize by The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and Ulverscroft Foundation for the best piece of research published in paediatric ophthalmology over the past three years. Focusing on congenital and infantile cataract the paper, published

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists endorses call for ‘Research for All’

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) has endorsed the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) statement in favour of a research-active NHS, alongside numerous other medical colleges, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, and National Institute for Health Research. The statement, launched at the RCP 2019 annual conference, sets out a vision for research as key

RCOphth/Fight for Sight John Lee Primer Fellowship: Understanding the cause of irreversible blindness in East Africa

Research into a common eye condition in East Africa which causes irreversible vision loss is receiving vital funding from the eye research charity Fight for Sight, in partnership with The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth). Researchers aim to develop effective treatments for a condition known as Tanzanian Endemic Optic Neuropathy (TEON) based on the results

Consultant ophthalmologist Sobha Sivaprasad wins 2019 Nettleship Medal for study highlighting superior alternative to established diabetic retinopathy treatment

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) is pleased to announce Sobha Sivaprasad, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital and Editor of RCOphth’s scientific journal, Eye, as the winner of the 2019 Nettleship Medal after a decade long hiatus for the award. Mr Edward Nettleship was a renowned ophthalmologist known for his work with hereditary eye diseases.

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and The National Institute for Health Research launch the 2019 Researcher of the Year Awards

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists and The National Institute for Health Research are pleased to announce the launch of this year’s national award scheme to recognise outstanding contribution to clinical research by fellows /members of the College. Applications are sought from Members and Fellows of the College who are engaged in clinical research in the