UCL Institute of Ophthalmology


Retina Day 2015

Saturday 10th October 2015 (10 am to 5 pm); etc.venues St Paul's, 200 Aldersgate Street, London, EC1A 4HD

crowd of people sitting down and talking

6 August 2019

Retina Day was a one day event organised by the Gene and Cell Therapy Group, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and NIHR Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre.


Attendees were able to:

  • Hear about some of the latest innovations in research around gene and cell therapies for inherited retinal conditions from world-leading researchers at UCL and Moorfields Eye Hospital and hear from RP Fighting Blindness;
  • Meet with our world-leading research team and some of the charities who support their work in our exhibitor and poster session;
  • Take part in a range of interactive activities and share your personal experiences and views about inherited retinal conditions to help shape our future work and priorities;
  • Get answers to the research questions that matter most to you.

​​​​​​​Retina Day was free, and open to everyone including patients, carers, the public and those who provide support for people with visual impairment. Retina Day was supported by a Wellcome People Award.


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