Research Themes

Research Themes

Our investigative research can be broadly categorised into four areas:

Ophthalmic Bioengineering and Biomaterials

Ophthalmic Bioengineering and Biomaterials

Biomaterials can be generally defined as materials (artificial or natural) that are brought in contact with our body tissues, with the aim of treating...

Ophthalmic Cell Therapies

Ophthalmic Cell Therapies

The most extensive research project at QEI aims at creating tissue-engineered constructs for the restoration of damaged/diseased ocular surface, and...

Ophthalmic Immunotherapies

Ophthalmic Immunotherapies

Immunotherapy is the suppression, modulation or stimulation of the immune system and traditionally occurs via drug-based treatments or newer classes...

Retinal Therapies

Retinal Therapies

In the Retinal Therapies theme, we investigate the processes that lead to diseases of nerve cells at the back of the eye, particularly the...