About this event

  • Date and time Thu 13 Jun 2019 from 5:15pm to 10:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Ophthalmology

This meeting is an excellent opportunity for members of the ophthalmology community and of all grades to hear detailed and insightful recent research presentations from junior doctors. Students and trainees will present their research from multiple sub specialities and receive a critical review and feedback on their work.

The meeting is the perfect opportunity for delegates to hear a broad range of topics that have been well researched by up-and-coming ophthalmologists.

This meeting is followed by a drinks reception where senior and training colleagues can network and wait to hear the announcement of poster and oral winners.

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Registration, tea and coffee
Ophthalmology Section Annual General Meeting
Welcome and introduction

Mr. Nicholas Lee, President, Ophthalmology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Oral presentations

Presentation one: A novel bioluminescence mouse for in vivo, real-time evaluation of gene-based therapies and delivery modalities for corneal dystrophies

Dr Dun Jack Fu, Foundation Doctor Year 1, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Presentation two: The role and mechanism of retinal ganglion cell death in glaucomatous injury

Miss Zara Ali, Medical Student, University of Cambridge

Presentation three: Intraocular surgery endophthalmitis prophylaxis with self-reported iodine allergy

Dr Alice Bellchambers, FY1, Royal Surrey County Hospital

Presentation four: The relationship between occupation and dry eye

Dr Shehnaz Bazeer, Doctor, Peterborough City Hospital

Presentation five: The Burden of Fungal Keratitis

Miss Lottie Brown, 4th Year Medical Student, University of Manchester

Presentation six: Age-related modification of lens integral membrane protein AQP0: identifying therapeutic targets for the prevention of age-related eye diseases

Ms Michelle Rabinovitch, Medical Student, Kings College London

Presentation seven: Presentation seven: Are the needs of the visually impaired population being met by Apps on the Apple App Store?

Ms Charlotte Smith

Presentation eight: Analysing the gut microbiome in relation to early age-related maculopathy (ARM) in a twin cohort

Dr Zakariya Jarrar, NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow, ST4 Ophthalmology, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Ophthalmology travelling fellowship award

Fellowship presentation 1: Out of Programme Experience with Andean Medical Mission

Dr Huw Oliphant, Specialty Trainee Year 6, Ophthalmology, Sussex Eye Hospital Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Closing remarks
Drinks reception and buffet followed by the announcement of poster and oral winners by 9.15 pm


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom