Professor M Francesca Cordeiro is a Trustee for Fight for Sight/Vision Foundation who is passionate about eye research and its funding.
She is a clinician-scientist, Chair of Ophthalmology Imperial College London, UCL Professor, Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist & Director of the ICORG Clinical Trials Unit at the Western Eye Hospital London, and recently Founder and Director of Novai Ltd, a start-up company based on DARC Technology.
Her research, funded continuously by the Wellcome Trust since 1996, focuses on translational approaches to saving sight and reducing disability, with over 190 peer-reviewed publications. She has received a number of international awards for this work, including the GG2 Diversity Award for Outstanding Achievement in Medicine 2017 and 2019 Duke Elder Award (RCOphth) and is frequently asked to give keynote lectures abroad.
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