2014 - 2016
Programme: NIH Partners Program Marshall Scholarship (2-years only in Cambridge)
Supervisor: Dr Keith Martin
Start year: Oct 2014
PhD Project: We are investigating the role of chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans and other extracellular proteins in the regeneration of retinal ganglion cell axons in the optic nerve. Our goal is to alter or eliminate inhibitory extracellular proteins in the visual system to facilitate neural regeneration and functional recovery of vision.