Augusto Azuara-blancoPhD, FRCS (Ed), FRCOphth
Dr. Azuara-Blanco is a professor of ophthalmology at Queen’s University Belfast (UK). He completed his Ophthalmology training in Spain, followed by a glaucoma fellowship with George Spaeth at Wills Eye Hospital (USA) and a cornea fellowship with Harminder Dua in Nottingham (UK). After working for a decade as a NHS consultant he joined academia in 2010.
His clinical work is now dedicated to glaucoma. His research portfolio is focused on evaluating the effectiveness of new technologies (treatments, diagnostic tests, models of eye care) for eye diseases, methodological research to improve designs of trials, and epidemiological studies. He is PI of the EAGLE and GATE studies, has four edited books, and has published over 20 chapters and 160 papers. He has raised public funding for eye research.