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Dr Patrick Yu Wai Man

Consultant Ophthalmologist

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  • FRCPath (Fellow, Royal College of Pathologists, 2015)
  • FRCOphth (Fellow, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, 2012)
  • PhD (Newcastle University, 2005)
  • MRCOphth (Member, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, 2005)
  • MBBS (Honours with distinction, Newcastle University, 2002)
  • BMedSci (First class honours, Newcastle University, 2001)
  • North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS)
  • European Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (EUNOS)
  • British Isles Neuro-Ophthalmology Club (BINOC)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER)
  • British Eye Study Group (BESG)
  • UK Eye Genetics Group (UK EGG)

Current NHS / University Post:

  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cambridge Eye Unit, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge (2017)
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London (2014)
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist, Newcastle Eye Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne (2012)
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge (2017)
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London (2014)
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University (2012)

Medical training:

  • Newcastle University
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship -
  • Emory Eye Center (Atlanta, Georgia)
  • Wilmer Eye Institute, John Hopkins (Baltimore, Maryland)

Research interest / experience:

  • Dr Yu Wai Man is an academic neuro-ophthalmologist with a major research interest in neurogenetics and mitochondrial eye diseases.
  • Through affiliations in Cambridge, Newcastle & London, he's built a national referral network for the investigation & management of patients with mitochondrial eye diseases, particularly optic neuropathies & chronic progressive external ophthamoplegia.
  • His research programme is currently focused on dissecting the molecular genetic basis of this group of disorders and the development of effective therapies, including novel gene therapy approaches.
  • Dr Yu Wai Man is the author of over 130 peer-reviewed scientific publications in the field of neuro-ophthalmology, genetics and mitochondrial diseases.

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E: moorfields.pyuwaiman@nhs.net

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