Fight for Sight Partners With Scottish CSO to Support Vital Sight Saving Research

Investigators Dr. Heather Wilson and Professor John Forrester from the University of Aberdeen and Dr Lucia Kuffova from NHS Grampian have been awarded £200,00 to research the use of T regulatory cells as a potential treatment for Uveitis.

Uveitis, an inflammation within the eye (intraocular inflammation) is a sign threating condition typically treated with steroids or immunosuppressants which can be associated with bad side effects.

TrialSite News includes brief description of Uveitis from the National Eye Institute:

https://nei.nih.gov/health/uveitis/uveitis

Again the lead Scottish investigative site will be University of Aberdeen and investigators Wilson and Forrester—see profiles below:

Professor Forrester:                        https://www.abdn.ac.uk/ims/profiles/j.forrester

Dr. Wilson:                                          https://www.abdn.ac.uk/ims/profiles/h.m.wilson

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