Professor Andrew Dick
Duke Elder Chair, Ophthalmology, University College London, Director, University College London, Institute of Ophthalmology, Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Bristol and Co-Director, National Institute for Health and Care Research Biomedical Research Centre - Ophthalmology
Professor Andrew Dick is a Clinician Scientist and Immunobiologist. He is Director of the University College London Institute of Ophthalmology where he is Duke Elder Professor of Ophthalmology. He is also Chair and Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Bristol, UK, where he previously was Director of Research for Medicine and Dentistry. He qualified in medicine and with a degree in Biochemistry (BSc (Hons)) from the University of London, and during his medical education he spent time as an MRC sponsored research associate in Biochemistry with Professor Coleman in Yale. Later, he was a MRC Post-Doctoral Fellow with Jon Sedgwick at the Centenary Institute of Cancer Medicine and Cell Biology in Sydney Australia. His research spans the basic and translational science conduit to early phase trials in inflammation as related to autoinflammatory, autoimmune and degenerative retinal disease, as well as randomized control trials for immunomodulatory therapy in uveitis. Professor Dick was made a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences (UK) in 2007 for his significant contribution to research and scholarship in medicine and was awarded the Alcon Research Institute Research annual award in 2011.