Glaucoma UK launches research fellowship

Glaucoma UK launched a three-year Pitts Crick career development post-doctoral fellowship to mark its golden jubilee anniversary and named after the charity’s UK founder Ronald Pitts Crick.

The charity said the fellowship would support a dedicated early-career researcher with a track record of delivering impactful research projects and the ambition to become an influential glaucoma specialist.

Joanne Creighton, Glaucoma UK chief executive, said: ‘Only 1.3% of health research in the UK is invested specifically in eye health. That is why it is an incredible opportunity for our charity to be able to support an early-career researcher to build on the legacy of Ronald Pitts Crick and other researchers to improve glaucoma care.’

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