Micro-lenses bring new cataract treatments in sight

Dr Michael O'Connor and Dr Rachel Shparberg

Associate Professor Michael O’Connor heads the Regenerative Medicine lab at Western Sydney University, and is interested in using human stem cells to better understand normal human development and disease progression. Michael is particularly interested in finding ways to treat cataracts.

Dr Rachel Shparberg, a Research Fellow in the lab is looking to grow lens from human stem cells.

Read more about their research in Micro-lenses bring new cataract treatments in sight.

Listen to Michael and Rachel share an insight into their research, their passion for studying human development and their advice about choosing your career.

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