UCL Institute of Ophthalmology



Dr Rebecca Bolton

Rebecca studied the role of novel genes involved in vascular development.

Rebecca Bolton

Dr Franziska Bucher, MD

Honorary Research Associate and DFG Fellow

Franziska is interested in mechanisms of corneal innervation and angiogenesis in health and disease


Dr Sara Campinoti

Sara Campinoti…

Dr Alessia Caramello

alessia caramello

Dr Anna Cariboni

Anna Cariboni…

Dr Raphael Castellan

Research Associate

Raphael studied the role of angiogenesis in cardiac repair and regeneration.


Ms Vasiliki Chantzara


Dr Camille Charoy

Research Associate and EMBO Fellow

Camille studied neural stem cells in the peripheral nervous system. 

Camille Charoy

Dr Rosa Maria Correra

Research Associate

Rosa Maria studied the role of blood vessels in the neural stem cell niche.

rosamaria correra

Dr Kathryn Davidson


Dr Alessandro Fantin

Research Associate

Alessandro studied the molecular mechanisms that gate VEGF signalling into angiogenic, arteriogenic and vascular permeability pathways.

Alessandro Fantin

Dr Brett Hosking


Mr Andy Joyce

Andy contributed to projects on retinal axon guidance and neural stem cells.

Andy Joye

Dr Anastasia Lampropoulou 

Research Associate

Anastasia studied the role of RHO GTPases and gene transcription in angiogenesis.

Anastasia Lampropoulou

Dr Charlotte Maden

Charlotte Maden

Dr Francesca McKenzie 

Francesca Mackenzie

Dr Ariadna Navarro-Aragall


Ariadna studied molecular mechanisms of heart and lung development.

Ariadna Navarro-Aragall

Dr Kirsty Naylor


Kirsty examined the role of the NRP1 molecule in regulating lung morphogenesis.

Kirsty Naylor

Dr Alice Plein

Research Associate and British Heart Foundation fellow

Alice studied great vessel remodelling and endothelial progenitors in developmental angiogenesis.

Alice Plein

Dr Claudio Raimondi

Research Associate and British Heart Foundation Fellow

Claudio defined the role of NRP1 signalling pathways in vascular endothelial cells.

Claudio Raimondi

Dr Quenten Schwarz

Quenten Schwarz

Dr Valentina Senatore 

Research Technician

Valentina contributed to projects that define the molecular regulation of vascular permeability pathways.

Valentina Senatore

Dr Mathew Tata

Research Associate

Mathew studied roles for blood vessels in the neural stem cell niche.

Mathew Tata

Dr Miguel Tillo


Dr Joaquim Vieira

Joaquim Vieira

Dr Ivan Wall

Ivan Wall