Professor Tim Curtis (PI) is Chair of Vascular Physiology and one of the Deputy Directors for the Centre for Experimental Medicine. He is also Academic Lead for the Advanced Imaging Core Technology Unit within the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences.
Professor Curtis’ research team is working to identify new therapeutic targets and approaches for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy. Work in his group is underpinned by fundamental studies on the physiology and biology of the microcirculation in eye and other vascular beds.
Professor Curtis is open to PhD applications in the following areas;
Microvascular biology and disease
Gene therapy-based approaches
PUBLIC OUTREACH AND KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
PhD Title: Understanding microvascular barrier dysfunction in diabetes
Name: Mark Watson
Years of Study: 2016-2019
Country: Northern Ireland