Keith R Martin, MA BM BCh DM MRCP FRCOphth ALCM
Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Cambridge, UK
Keith Martin is Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Cambridge, UK. He is also Clinical Director for Ophthalmology and Lead Clinician for Glaucoma at the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1990 with a 'Triple First' in medical science and neuroscience and then transferred to Oxford University Clinical School, graduating in 1993. This was followed by further medical training in Oxford and London, ophthalmology residency training in Cambridge, then three years of research and clinical fellowship training at the Wilmer Eye Institute and at Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Institute of Ophthalmology in London.
Professor Martin established the Glaucoma Research Laboratory at the University of Cambridge in 2005, working to develop new treatments for eye disease using stem cells, gene therapy and other techniques. He has published over 50 scientific papers on glaucoma in the last 10 years and won the ARVO Foundation for Eye Research / Carl Camras Translational Research Award 2010 and a Senior Investigator Award from the World Glaucoma Association in 2011. He has served on the Programme Committee of the World Glaucoma Congresses 2007 (Singapore), 2009 (Boston) and 2011 (Paris) and is currently on the Programme Committees for the European Glaucoma Society Meeting 2012 (Copenhagen) and the Glaucoma Research Society Meeting 2012 (Wuerzburg). He is also the current Co-organiser of the Cambridge Ophthalmological Symposium, a well-known international meeting currently in its 42nd year.
Clinically, Professor Martin specialises in the medical and surgical management of complex glaucoma in adults and children. He is the Basic Science Section Co-Editor of the Journal of Glaucoma and an Editorial Board Member of International Glaucoma Review and the newly-established ARVO journal Translational Vision Science and Technology. He has served as Treasurer of the World Glaucoma Association since 2009 and is a member of the Board of Governors of the organisation. He is also a Scientific Advisor to the International Glaucoma Association.
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