Dr Laura Downie awarded Blackmores Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA) Grant

The Department's Dr Laura Downie, leading a team of researchers comprising of Dr Lauren Ayton, Professor Robyn Guymer, A/Prof Peter Keller and Professor Algis Vingrys, was awarded a Blackmores Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA) Grant for $100,000 over three years.

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The project is entitled "Advancing eye care for people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) through integrating clinical research and its translation."

The aim is to improve the clinical care provided to people with AMD, through a program that enhances the translation of research evidence into every day clinical practice.

See more about the project on video on the MDFA website: http://www.mdfoundation.com.au/page1220056.aspx