Past Nrci Researchers

Past NRCI Researchers

Dr Edward Loane, Project: Apo e4 allele status, and its relationship with macular pigment optical density and lipoprotein profile, in subjects with and without a family history of age-related macular degeneration Fellow at Aintree University Hospital;

Dr Mark Kirby, Project: Spatial profile of macular pigment in relation to risk factors for age-related macular degeneration, Current Position: Senior Scientific Writer at Novartis;

Dr Sarah Sabour-Pickett, Project: Visual Performance and its Response to Intervention in Subjects with Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Current Position:Optometrist;

Dr Kwadwo Akuffo, Project: Central Retinal Enrichment Supplementation Trials: CREST AMD, Current Position:Researcher at University of Ghana;

Eithne Connolly, Project: Meso-zeaxanthin Ocular Supplementation Trials (MOST)”: Macular and Serum Responses to Supplemental Meso-zeaxanthin, Lutein, and Zeaxanthin, Current Position:Clinical Trial SME at Firecrest Clinical;

Sarah O’Regan, Project: Central Retinal Enrichment Supplementation Trials: CREST Normal, Current Position: Administrator at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine;

Ekaterina Loskutova, Project: Carotenoids and Age-Related Dementia Study (CARDS), Current Position: Postgraduate candidate at DIT;

Dr Katherine Meagher, Project: Egg Xanthophyll Intervention Trials (EXIT), Current Position: Technical Service Chemist at Eirgen;

Dr David Kelly, Project: Central Retinal Enrichment Supplementation Trials: CREST, Current Position: Regulatory Affairs, Clonmel Healthcare.

Jessica Dennison, Project: Central Retinal Enrichment Supplementation Trials: CREST Normal, Current Position: PhD Candidate in Florida, USA.

Sakina Kashani, Project: Meso-Zeaxanthin and foods study, Current Position: Genysme

Dr Sonia Charalampidou, Project: Preoperative Optical and Psychophysical Predictors of Patient Satisfaction following Cataract Surgery

Mukunda Chaitanya, MSc, BS Optom, Project: Macular pigment and visual performance

Grainne Scanlon, MSc, Project: Nutrition and Macular Pigment

Eamonn O’Connell, MSc, MB, BCh, BAO, MRCOphth, AFRCSI (Ophth.), Project: Diet and risk for age-related macular degeneration.

Philip O Reilly, MSc, MB, BCh, BAO, FRCSI (Ophth.), Project: Investigation of the effect of the Alcon Blue-filtering Intraocular Lens on Macular Pigment.