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Professor Andrew Lotery

Professor Andrew Lotery leads the vision research team in the University of Southampton. Working with other research institutions increases the potential of a cure, or improved treatment, for age-related macular degeneration and other blinding eye diseases.

Your generous support has helped our vision science research team grow. Our senior scientists have their own research groups training students and encouraging our amazing junior scientists to excel in their projects.

Professor Andrew Lotery

Andrew is interested in understanding the molecular basis of ophthalmic diseases. His University laboratory identifies genetic determinants of eye disease and studies defined mutations in patient derived induced pluripotent stem cells. He is an ophthalmologist with major research interests in age-related macular degeneration, central serous chorio-retinopathy and inherited retinal diseases.

Please read more on Andrew's University of Southampton staff page, which includes details of academic and clinical publications.

This link will show a list of the most recent publications with Andrew as an author. 


PINNACLE Trial Case Study

Cathy Hill is a patient on the PINNACLE study and gave an interview to the NIHR Wessex team about her experience with research. The full article can be seen at the following link, along with her video story:  

Case study: Cathy from the PINNACLE study tells us why taking part is the right thing to do | NIHR




Please see further details of the PINNACLE study and other ongoing clinical trials here.