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The Lions Eye Institute’s Dr Fred Chen recognised for dedication to teaching

The Lions Eye Institute is delighted to announce that Dr Fred Chen has been formally recognised as one of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists’ (RANZCO) 2020 Trainers of Excellence. Each year, the College asks trainees to nominate the supervisor in their training network they believe deserves particular recognition for their dedication… Read more

The Lions Eye Institute Founder elected to prestigious national body

The Lions Eye Institute is delighted to announce that its founder and patron, Professor Ian Constable AO was recently elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS). As an AAHMS Fellow, Professor Constable joins an elite group of Australia’s top medical and health researchers recognised for their outstanding achievements… Read more

Study finds no link between swimming goggles and glaucoma

Lions Eye Institute (LEI) medical researchers have found no link between the regular use of swimming goggles and glaucoma. Reporting in the British Medical Journal, LEI Managing Director Professor David Mackey said previous studies had found a small but significant transient increase in intraocular pressure (IOP) – a risk factor in the development of glaucoma… Read more

MRFF Media Release

Australia’s Medical Research Community Unites to Champion the Medical Research Future Fund Media Release Western Australia’s three largest medical research institutes have joined other institutes across the nation in support of enhanced public investment in health and medical research through the Medical Research Future Fund. Lions Eye Institute Managing Director Professor David Mackey, Harry Perkins… Read more

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