Joel graduated from Imperial College London with 1st Class Honours in a BSc in Biochemistry. He then completed an MRes in Drug Discovery and Development at Imperial College, graduating with Distinction under the supervision of Dr. David Mann. After a short Research Assistant role at Imperial College, he took on the role of Research Assistant in the Retinal Disease and Repair Lab with Dr. Kanmin Xue, where he focuses on understanding the role of inflammation and immunity in retinal diseases, such as uveitis and age-related macular degeneration. This work is in parallel with researching novel biological and genetic therapies to treat these diseases.
Genome editing strategies for treating human retinal degenerations
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