Professor Ian McAllister
“actively involved in research for cures for vitreoretinal disorders, especially retinal vascular disorders, and has NHMRC grants in this area”
Professor Ian McAllister undertook training in Western Australia with additional sub-specialty training in vitreoretinal disorders in the USA. He is Director of Clinical Services at LEI and a consultant ophthalmologist at the Royal Perth and Sir Charles Gairdner hospitals Professor McAllister is actively involved in research for cures for vitreoretinal disorders, especially retinal vascular disorders, and has held ten NHMRC grants in this area as well as numerous minor grants. He has been involved for many years in statewide diabetic retinopathy screening and treatment and was vice chairman of the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia and chairman of the Research Board for many years.
He has published over 100 papers in scientific journals and has given over 150 papers at meetings as a invited guest speaker.
He has recently received a achievement award for distinguished service to ophthalmology from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
- Further Key Experience
Sub-specialty training in vitreoretinal disorders in the USA
2012 American Academy of Ophthalmology -Achievement award for distinguished service to ophthalmology.
1995 Pharmacia Award - For best scientific paper at the 27th Annual Congress of the Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists.
- Membership of Professional / National / Regional Bodies
Australian Medical Association
Royal Australian College of Ophthalmologists
Royal Australian College of Surgeons
Cleveland Ophthalmological Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Oceanic Retina Association
Northern Greece Ophthalmological Society
Australia and New Zealand Society of Retinal Surgeons
Asia Pacific Vitreo-retinal Society
- Current Hospital / University Affiliations
Professor of Ophthalmology University of Western Australia
Director of Clinical Services at the Lions Eye Institute
Consultant Ophthalmologist at the Royal Perth and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospitals
- Research Interests
Cures for vitreoretinal disorders - retinal vascular disorders
- Other Professional Achievements
Published over 100 referee reviewed papers on eye disorders in scientific journals
Held 10 NHMRC grants in cures for vitreoretinal disorders
Held 6 Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia research grants
Over 150 presentations as an invited speaker at national and international conferences