Patrick Yu Wai Man

NHS secretary: 

Rhonda Ericsson

Consultant telephone: 

020 7566 2346

Area(s) of specialism / subspecialism: 

Neuro-ophthalmology, neurogenetics and inherited eye diseases

Year of first medical qualification: 

2002

Location of initial medical training: 

Newcastle University

Further key experience: 

BMedSci– Identification of nuclear genes in Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (Newcastle University)

PhD – The clinical manifestations and molecular mechanisms of mitochondrial neuro-ophthalmological disorders  (Newcastle University)

Neuro-ophthalmology fellowship: Emory Eye Center (Atlanta, Georgia) and Wilmer Eye Institute, John Hopkins (Baltimore, Maryland)

Date joined Moorfields: 

2014

Membership of professional /national/regional bodies: 

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth)

Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (FRCPath)

Fellow of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS)

Council member of the European Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (EUNOS)

Member of the British Isles Neuro-Ophthalmology Club (BINOC)

Member of the UK Eye Genetics Group (UK EGG)

Member of the British Eye Study Group

Member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Current NHS/university posts, whether full/part time, and starting year: 

Medical Research Council (MRC) Clinician Scientist (2012)

Clinical Senior Lecturer (2014)

Honorary Consultant Ophthalmologist (2014)

Other professional achievements: 

Medical Research Council (UK) – Clinical Research Training Fellowship (2008-2011)

Medical Research Council (UK) – Clinician Scientist Fellowship (2012-2016)

NANOS Young Investigator Award (2014)

Research interests: 

Neuro-ophthalmology

Optic neuropathies

Mitochondrial genetic diseases

Gene therapy

Stem cells

Research links:

http://www.ncl.ac.uk/igm/staff/profile/patrick.yu-wai-man

http://www.newcastle-mitochondria.com/dr-patrick-yu-wai-man/

Languages spoken: 

English and French