Clearing corneas and restoring vision

Professors Nick Di Girolamo and Stephanie Watson

Professors Nick Di Girolamo and Stephanie Watson were one of the first research groups to use stem cells to repair the damaged cornea and are now improving the protocols so that one day the treatment can be offered to more patients.

This work is the culmination of 15 years collaboration between Nick, a stem cell scientist and Director of the Ocular Diseases Research Unit at the University of New South Wales and Stephanie, a practising corneal surgeon and leader of a lab in the Save Sight Institute at the University of Sydney.

Read more about their research in Clearing corneas and restoring vision.

Listen to Nick and Stephanie share an insight into their research and the treatment option they are working on, and how scientists and clinicians working together fast tracks treatments from the lab to the clinic.

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