Event Details
Date: 16 November 2020

Location name: VIRTUAL EVENT

Contact: Helen Khan

Sponsored by Thea Pharmaceuticals and NIHR Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre


Judith Potts (Founder of Esme’s Umbrella)

Dr Dominic ffytche BSc MBBS MD MRCP MRCPsych (King’s College London)

Dr Kat da Silva Morgan (Newcastle University)

Professor Mariya Moosajee (Moorfields/UCL/Great Ormond Street/Francis Crick Institute)

Dr Jane MacNaughton (Anglia Ruskin University)

Keith Valentine (Director of Development RNIB and CBS patient)


10.00 Introduction – Helen Khan (UCL Institute of Ophthalmology)

10.05 Welcome and update on Esme’s Umbrella – Judith Potts

10.15 Overview of CBS research, current and future – Dr Dominic ffytche

10.45 Research result from Newcastle University study – Dr Kat da Silva Morgan

11.05 CBS in children and the affect of Covid–19 – Mariya Moosajee

11.25 A patient’s view – Keith Valentine

11.45 From the optometrist’s perspective – Dr Jane MacNaughton

12.15 Questions for speakers

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