Clinician Perspectives

Through the MacTel Project, the Lowy Medical Research Institute works closely with an international group of clinicians.  These are individuals who may study MacTel through clinical or laboratory work.  Many see patients with macular telangiectasia type 2 through the MacTel Project Registry and their clinical practices.  They have considerable experience diagnosing MacTel, and are working to improve our understanding of the disease.

These interviews feature information about the clinical research LMRI supports and recent clinical advances.

Interview with Alan Bird, MD

Dr. Alan Bird, MD is a member of the Lowy Medical Research Institute’s Board of Scientific Governors.  He is Professor Emeritus at The Institute of Ophthalmology London and the Moorfields Eye Hospital. 

Interview with Emily Y. Chew, MD

Dr. Emily Y. Chew, MD is the Deputy Director of the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications at the National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health. She is involved in the MacTel

Interview with Paul Bernstein, MD, PhD

Dr. Paul Bernstein is a Professor at the University of Utah, School of Medicine, in the Department of Ophthalmology.  Dr. Bernstein is a Lowy Medical Research Institute extramural investigator and clinical researcher.  He has