The UK Eye Genetics Group was set up in 2002 for ophthalmic clinicians and clinical geneticists with a specialist interest and expertise in ophthalmic genetics, to keep up to date in the field of clinical ophthalmic genetics which is a rapidly evolving specialty.
Welcome to the UK-EGG Website
The UK Eye Genetics Group (UK-EGG) was set up in December 2002 for ophthalmic clinicians and clinical geneticists with a specialist interest and expertise in ophthalmic genetics, to keep up to date in the field of clinical ophthalmic genetics which is a rapidly evolving specialty. The aims of the group are to disseminate the following information:
- NHS initiatives in ophthalmic genetics and relevant funding
- Centers offering molecular genetic analysis
- Update of current research in ophthalmic genetics
- Provide a forum for interaction between clinicians and scientists
- Share research in applied fields
- Open discussion group
Coming Soon – Birmingham 2018 – Screencasts
The Screencasts recorded of this year’s Birmingham UK-EGG Conference are out for review, once this is completed and any amendments made they shall be available to view via our Screencasts section.
To keep you going whilst we await final reviews, take a look at Professor Nicky Ragge’s excellent piece on the Australian Radio News Channel “New techniques help genetically controlled eye conditions“
UK-EGG Meeting – Birmingham 2018 – Photos
Our 2018 Meeting was this year held on November 1st in the UK’s ‘second city’ Birmingham. Our venue was the wonderful Birmingham Childrens Hospital. Whilst you wait for the meeting HD Screencasts to be composed then reviewed, why not browse through our favourite photographs of the event. A full report of the meeting will also be available shortly.
16 years of support for ophthalmic clinicians and clinical geneticists