Our Seed funding decisions are based on the recommendations of our independent Seed Panel. Its current members are:
- Dr Jennifer Dewing, Research Fellow in Clinical Neurosciences, University of Southampton
- Dr Hannah Dunbar, Specialist Low Vision Optometrist, Moorfields Eye Hospital, and Senior Research Associate, University College London
Mr MJ Gilhooley MB DPhil FRCOphth, NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London
Dr Philippa Harding, Research Associate, Ocular Cell and Gene Therapy Group, Centre for Gene Therapy and Regenerative Medicine, King’s College London
Dr Liying Low FRCOphth, NIHR Clinical Lecturer, University of Birmingham
Dr Naseeb Kaur Malhi PhD, Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Diabetes Complications & Metabolism, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope, Los Angeles
- Dr Ben Mead, Lecturer in Vision Sciences, Cardiff University
- Dr Mike Powner, Senior Lecturer in Neurobiology, Department of Optometry and Visual Sciences, City, University of London
Our Seed Panel is an independent volunteer board with regularly rotating membership. Members abide by our code of conduct, and conflict of interests are managed through an agreed policy which follows the Association of Medical Research Charities Principles of Peer Review.
For all enquiries about our research funding, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0117 325 7757.