Prof Lyndon da Cruz

Retina
Prof Lyndon da Cruz
Moorfields Eye Hospital
UK

Professor Lyndon da Cruz did both his medical undergraduate and doctorate trainings at
the University of Western Australia. He carried out his post-doctoral research on the Howard Florey fellowship (NHMRC and Royal Society) in London. He completed retinal specialty training in both the UK and Australia. He is currently a consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. He holds the academic position of Professor of Stem Cell and Retinal Transplantation Surgery at University College London.

Professor da Cruz is chief investigator and surgeon for the bionic eye implantation project in London, which remains the largest recruiting centre in the international trial. Prof da Cruz’s interest also includes work with stem cell therapy and translocation and transplantation surgery for people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). He is also currently clinical lead on The London Project for transplanting stem-cell-derived retinal cells for the treatment of AMD.