“A place to share knowledge on inherited eye disease and train the next generation of clinicians and scientists.”

Centres Offering Molecular Genetic Analysis

UK Regional Genetics Centres

Genetic testing within NHS England are co-ordinated by a single national testing network called the NHS Genomic Medicine Service, which consists of seven genomic laboratory hubs (GLHs) across the country.  Testing for rare ophthalmic conditions are conducted in the following GLHs:

  • London North GLH led by Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
  • West Midlands, Oxford and Wessex GLH
  • North West GLH led by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Genetic services across the UK

Prof Mariya Moosajee, Prof Andrew Webster, Prof Michel Michaelides, Dr Omar Mahroo and Dr Patrick Yu Wai Man
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust –

Prof Christopher Lloyd, Mr Robert Henderson and Prof Mariya Moosajee
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children –

Prof Graeme Black and Dr Jane Ashworth
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust –​

Mr Martin McKibbin
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust –

Miss Amanda Churchill
Bristol Eye Hospital –

Prof Susan Downes, Prof Robert MacLaren, Dr Helen Stewart
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust –

Mr Ajay Kotagiri, Mr Lawrence Gnanaraj and Mr Peter Tiffin
Sunderland Eye Infirmary –

Prof Andrew Lotery and Dr Jay Self
University Hospital Southampton –

Ms. Savita Madhusudhan
St. Paul’s Eye Unit, Royal Liverpool University Hospital –

Prof Marcela Votruba
Cardiff Eye Unit, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board –

Prof Daniela Pilz and Dr David Gilmour 
Gartnavel General Hospital, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde –

Dr Roly Megaw
Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion –

Miss Louise Downey
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust –

Miss Louise Allen, Prof Geoff Woods, Dr Patrick Yu Wai Man and Mr Liam Sullivan
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust –

Dr Rupal Morjaria
Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust –


16 years of support for ophthalmic clinicians and clinical geneticists