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Harminder Dua

The Power List 2018


Harminder Dua

Chair and Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Nottingham and Head of the Division of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Nottingham, UK; and Head of Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.

What are your career highlights?

I have been very fortunate to have the trust and confidence of my peers and colleagues who supported and promoted me to a number of positions on the national and international stage.

I have been:

What is exciting you right now?

My Research, both in clinical management and basic science. It is exciting to see how the discovery of the pre-Descemet’s layer has evolved into direct clinical applications both form our own research but more importantly from research from other independent groups around the world. We have made new discoveries in relation to this and other aspects of corneal transplantation which are either in press or submitted to reputed journals. Major strides have also been made in basic research related to antimicrobial peptides, a less well known area of leading research from my group.

Who inspires you?

My family, my students.

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