Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology have received a major five-year funding award for eye research from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), recognising the world-leading excellence of our partnership.
Professor Sir Peng Tee Khaw, Moorfields’ director of research and development and director of the BRC, and director of the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, Professor Andrew Dick said: “We are delighted to once again have been awarded a NIHR Biomedical Research Centre. This substantial investment in eye research will enable us to continue to rapidly develop and deliver life-changing treatments for our patients. With sight loss predicted to double by the year 2050, this vital funding for eye research has never been more important. This award recognises our world-leading excellence in translating basic research through to treatments and improvements for patients.”
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