LSHTM to lead vital research into severe corneal infections in low and middle-income countries

6 September 2018
Source: LSHTM

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) has been awarded more than £3m by the Wellcome Trust for new research into severe corneal infections in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). The work will be conducted by LSHTM’s International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH), led by Professor Matthew Burton. Over a five-year period, the funding will allow an international

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Tickets now available for the UCL and Vision UK Dementia and Sight Loss Conference

13 April 2018

22 June 2018, 09.30 – 16.15 FREE tickets are now available to a conference that will consider the challenges faced by people who have dementia and are also visually impaired. The conference is aimed at professionals who work with people who have dementia, those who have dementia or know of someone who has dementia. Jointly organised by the University College

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BBC News: Test may spot glaucoma before symptoms begin, study says.

27 April 2017
Source: BBC News

Prof Francesca Cordeiro, from the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, told the BBC News website: “For the first time in humans we have a test that identifies [glaucoma] disease activity before the disease develops. “We are possibly talking five to 10 years before it would normally be identified.” Bethan Hughes, from the Wellcome Trust, which funded the research, said: “This innovation

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