A seedcorn grant is funding of up to £25,000 to generate preliminary data to advance innovative and novel ideas.
The impact of misaligned daily light cycles on the development of diabetic retinopathy
This research looks into the impact of circadian rhythms on the development of diabetic retinopathy (DR).
The role of the protein ABCC5 in diabetic macular oedema
The ABCC5 protein is involved in diabetic macular oedema (DMO) and plays a role in cell transport. Are these inter-linked?
The zebrafish’s high-acuity zone as a novel model for the human macula
Very few animals have a macula but the zebrafish has a macula-like organ. This research will look at whether gene manipulation of these zebrafish cells can create a viable option for future research.