Auckland Based Team
Dr John Phillips
Principal Investigator and MCC Co-founder
Research interests: Human myopia; animal models of myopia and emmetropisation; refractive development of vertebrate and invertebrate eyes; the sclera in myopia; methods for inhibiting the progression of myopia in children.
Dr Philip Turnbull
Lecturer and MCC Co-founder
Research interests: translational myopia treatments; evolutionary biology; myopia progression, cephalopod vision; evolution of the eye; choroidal perfusion; age related macular degeneration; psychophysics, virtual reality, eye tracking and movements
Dr Andrew Collins
Research Optometrist and School of Optometry and Vision Science Academic Director
Research interests: Human myopia; animal models of myopia and emmetropisation; epidemiology of refractive error light exposure and refractive development; human visual function and adaptation.
Dr Safal Khanal
Research interests: Choroidal blood flow, Ocular Imaging with OCT and MRI, Myopia, Glaucoma, Visual Psychophysics.