MA (Cantab.) BM BCh
DPhil Student / Fight for Sight Scholar
Ben is currently undertaking his DPhil in Clinical Neurosciences under Dr Cehajic-Kapetanovic and Professor MacLaren, funded by Fight for Sight. His research will focus on optogenetic gene therapy for late-stage retinal degenerations.
He received his BA from the University of Cambridge (Part I Medical and Veterinary Sciences and Part II Biochemistry) in 2013. He completed his clinical studies at the University of Oxford where he was the Ida Mary Henderson scholar at Christ Church. Subsequently, he started his ophthalmology specialty training in 2021.
Currently, Ben is also a non-stipendiary lecturer (clinical teaching assistant) at Christ Church, where he does regular tutorials and bedside teaching with clinical students.