Meet the team Who's behind the Moorfields Reading Centre?

Clinical trials team

Image of Dr Konstantinos Balaskas

Image Analysis, Artificial Intelligence, Clinical Trials, Digital Eye Health

Dr Konstantinos Balaskas

Director of reading centre and clinical trials lead
Image of Dr Cathy Egan

Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Telangiectasia type II, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Clinical Trials

Dr Cathy Egan

Diabetic Retinopathy Lead/ MacTel study Lead
Image of Dr Nikolas Pontikos

Expertise: Computational Image Analysis, Deep Learning, Cluster Analysis, Genetics, Bioinformatics & Databases

Dr Nikolas Pontikos

Senior Data Scientist
Image of Dr Hagar Khalid

Image analysis, optical coherence tomography angiography

Dr Hagar Khalid

Visiting Research Fellow
Image of Irene Leung

Expertise: Grading for Diabetic retinopathy screening, NetwoRC UK studies, epidemiological studies, PEEK smartphone grading and working on the Cleopatra clinical trial.

Irene Leung

Image Grader
Image of Dr Daniela Florea

Expertise: Grading for UKBioBank studies, Screening/grading for diabetic retinopathy –face to face contact with patients, Data management for clinical trials

Dr Daniela Florea

Image Grader
Image of Nisha Shah

Expertise: Grading for Diabetic retinopathy screening, NetwoRC UK studies, epidemiological studies, PEEK smartphone grading and working on the Cleopatra clinical trial.

Nisha Shah

Image Grader
Image of Tjebo Heeren

Medical Retina, MacTel, Clinical Trials, Image Analysis

Tjebo Heeren

Research Fellow

Artificial intelligence hub

Image of Dr Pearse Keane

Expertise: Image Interpretation and Diagnosis, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Retinal Disease, Age-related macular degeneration, Applied Clinical and Translational Research

Dr Pearse Keane

Artificial Intelligence Lead
Image of Dr Giovanni Ometto

Expertise: Computational Ophthalmic Image Analysis, Optical Character Recognition, Image Segmentation, Diabetic Retinopathy, Uveitis, Glaucoma, Age Macular Degeneration

Dr Giovanni Ometto

Senior Computer Scientist (visiting)
Image of Dr Livia Faes

Expertise: Systematic reviews and meta-analyses, imaging research

Dr Livia Faes

Visiting Clinical Research Fellow
Image of Dr Gabriela Morales

Expertise: Big data applications in ophthalmology

Dr Gabriela Morales

Research Fellow
Image of Dr Josef Huemer

Expertise: imaging research, retinal disease

Dr Josef Huemer

Research Fellow
Image of Dr Katrin Fasler

Expertise: Electronic health records studies, Clinical Medical Retina

Dr Katrin Fasler

Visiting Clinical Research Fellow
Image of Dr Siegfried Wagner

Expertise: Clinical Trials, Data Linkage, Big Data Analytics, Retinal Imaging

Dr Siegfried Wagner

NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow, Specialty Registrar in Ophthalmology
Image of Dr Dun Jack Fu

Expertise: Molecular biology, Gene therapy, Genetics, Large data analysis

Dr Dun Jack Fu

Honorary Research Fellow

Digital eye health & telemedicine

Image of Dr Dawn Sim

Teleophthalmology, image analysis, diabetic retinopathy, clinical trials

Dr Dawn Sim

Teleophthalmology lead
Image of Dr Christoph Kern

Big data applications in ophthalmology, Developing electronic health records.

Dr Christoph Kern

Clinical research fellow
Image of Koulla Bata

Virtual clinics

Koulla Bata

Senior virtual clinics grader
Image of Khadra Adan

Virtual clinics

Khadra Adan

Senior virtual clinics grader and failsafe officer
Image of Alexandra Winston

Virtual clinics

Alexandra Winston

Senior virtual clinics grader
Image of Graham Brown

Virtual clinics

Graham Brown

Senior virtual clinics grader
Image of Samantha Wileman

Virtual clinics

Samantha Wileman

Virtual clinics failsafe manager
Image of Amanda Charnley

Virtual clinics

Amanda Charnley

Virtual clinical south Moorfields manager

Senior scientific advisors

Image of Adnan Tufail

Big Data analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Diabetic Retinopathy, Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Adnan Tufail

Professor of Ophthalmology
Image of Cathy Egan

Macular Telangiectasia type II, Diabetic Retinopathy, Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Cathy Egan

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Diabetic Retinopathy Lead
Image of Ted Garway-Heath

International Glaucoma Association Professor of Ophthalmology for Glaucoma & Allied Studies

Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London, and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK

Ted Garway-Heath

International Glaucoma Association Professor of Ophthalmology for Glaucoma & Allied Studies
Image of Michel Michaelides

Inherited Eye Disease, Diabetic Eye Disease, Clinical Trials, Gene Therapy

Michel Michaelides

Professor of Ophthalmology
Image of Tony Robson

Electrophysiology, inherited eye disease, clinical trials

Tony Robson

Professor of Ophthalmology