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Professor Robert MacLaren is the winner of the Inspiring Leadership category in the Vice-Chancellor's Innovation Awards 2020 for his work on Nightstar, a retinal gene therapy company.

The Vice-Chancellor's Innovation Awards celebrate research-led innovation that is having societal or economic impact. Winners and Highly Commended entries were selected by the Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation Awards panel chaired by Professor Chas Bountra, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Innovation, and comprising academics from each of the four Divisions and Professional Services staff who support impact and innovation across the collegiate University.

Read more about Professor Robert MacLaren's work.

You can find out more about the Awards and all of 2020’s Winners and Highly Commended entries on the Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation Awards pages.

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