Professor Sobha Sivaprasad is a Consultant Ophthalmologist in Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and a Professor in Retinal Clinical Research in University College London. She is the Director of the Moorfields Clinical Research Facility. She leads the Retina Clinical Study Group within the UKCRN Ophthalmology Subspeciality and is the Chair of the Scientific Committee of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.
Her main research interests are clinical trials, retinal imaging and risk prediction. She has led several multicentre studies in the UK and is a Steering Committee Member of the R.E.T.I.N.A global research collaboration. She also works very closely with industry and has been the Chief Investigator, data monitoring committee member or steering group member of global and national trials, she has over 400 peer reviewed publications and her total research grant income stands at over GBP 18 million.
She has received several accolades for her research including the National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR) Senior investigator award 2022, the NIHR RCOphth Researcher of the year in 2017, Macular Society Rising Star Award in 2017 and is a member of Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis and the Macula Society. She works collaboratively with many institutions both in the UK and globally and has been the Editor-in-Chief of Eye from January 2018.
Professor Sobha Sivaprasad will deliver the EURETINA Lecture at 16:00 on Thu 1 Sep 2022. Find more details on the EURETINA Hamburg 2022 programme here.