Lisa has a background in Neuroscience and obtained her PhD at the University of Birmingham in 2015. Lisa’s PhD research investigated the role of cytokines and growth factors associated with ocular scarring diseases. After graduating she had a post-doctoral position with Professors Antonio Belli, Ann Logan and Liam Grover working in the fields of Neurotrauma, Ophthalmology and biomaterials science. As a lecturer (appointed February 2018) she now leads research in the fields of translational ophthalmology and ocular drug delivery and has a particular interest in developing new treatments for ocular scarring and degenerative diseases including, Glaucoma and Age-related Macular Degeneration. Lisa has current collaborative projects with the University of Melbourne, the University of California Irvine, Queen’s University Belfast, Aston University and Moorfields Eye Hospital as well as international industrial partners.