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M. Francesca Cordeiro

The Power List 2021 – Power List


Professor of Ophthalmology, Imperial College London, UCL Professor Glaucoma & Retinal Neurodegeneration, Director ICORD Clinical Research Facility, CSO/Co-Founder of Novai Ltd, London, UK

What is your proudest professional achievement?

Successfully translating the DARC project from basic science to Phase 2 clinical trials.

Outside of ophthalmology, what makes you happy?

Winning a tennis match!

Why is it important to celebrate women in the field this way?

To encourage female ophthalmologists and researchers to succeed.

What can be done to make the field more diverse? 

Recognize the role of women in ophthalmology at clinical and research levels, and their contributions to innovation.


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