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Prof Rachel North 


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Position:Director of Clinics

Telephone:+44 (0)29 2087 5114
Fax:+44 (0)29 2087 4859
Extension:75114
Location:Room 2.30, Maindy Road

Research Interests

My research interests include:
• Diabetes & its ocular complications
• Glaucoma
• Vision & falls in the elderly
• Retinal function in cystic fibrosis

My primary areas of research involve two of the major causes of blindness, diabetes mellitus and glaucoma. The early detection of both conditions is important for their management and improved prognosis, and we have been investigating the structural and functional changes using digital imaging, electrophysiological and psychophysical techniques.


For more information on Professor North's research, click on the Research tab


Teaching Overview:

Contributions to teaching include:

BSc programme
Module leader for Abnormal Ocular Conditions (OP3104), Occupational Vision module (OP3205) and also supervision in the Final year Binocular Vision Clinics.

WOPEC Postgraduate Course
Module leader for Eyecare in Diabetes OPT22 and contributing lectures on:
          -Anterior ocular complications in diabetes mellitus   
        - Visual functions in diabetes mellitus   

Masters - research project supervision