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Imre Lengyel

Imre Lengyel is a senior lecturer at Queen's University Belfast. His research work stands on three main pillars: 1) Basic Research; 2) Clinical collaborations; 3) Translational medicine. Since joining the Ophthalmology Cluster at the Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine at QUB in 2016 Imre is working on building an interdisciplinary program to deliver better patient care. His research team collaborates with a network of industry partners as well as local, UK wide and international researchers. Prime examples for the interdisciplinary work in his lab are the EU funded Eye-Risk project in which they generate and combine clinical and basic research information for better prediction and treatment for age-related macular degeneration and the Deep and Frequent Phenotyping Study for Alzheimer's disease, for which Imre is the ophthalmology theme lead, to help earlier and more precise phenotyping for AD.

Mineralization In Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Cause Or Consequence?

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of irreversible visual impairment in the elderly. Due to the demographic shift towards an aging global population, the frequency of AMD is expected to reach 196 million worldwide by 2020, […]