Newcastle Roadshow speakers 2018

The Newcastle Roadshow will feature leading macular experts speaking about the latest in treatments and research, and an exhibition where you can test low vision equipment from a range of suppliers. 

Confirmed speakers are:

  • Prof Majlinda Lako, Professor of Stem Cell Sciences, Newcastle University - Stem cell research
  • ​Kat Da Silva Morgan, PhD Student, Newcastle University - Charles Bonnet Syndrome
  • Mr James Talks, Consultant ophthalmologist, Royal Victoria Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne - Current AMD treatments and those in the pipeline
  • Mr Sridhar Manvikar, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Medical Retina Specialist, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, James Cook University Hospital - What is AMD and what are the current treatments for wet AMD?
  • Simon Wheatcroft, Storyteller, technologist, adventurer, inclusivity consultant - Inspirational Speaker: Quitting and Failure: How facing adversity creates a mindset to achieve your goals

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