Prof. Barbara Pierscionek

Deputy Dean (Research and Innovation), Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

Anglia Ruskin University


Professor Barbara Krystyna Pierscionek graduated from Melbourne University in Australia with a PhD on the protein chemistry and optics of the eye lens and was awarded an NHMRC research fellow (MRC equivalent) shortly after graduating to start an independent research program on the optics of the eye. Barbara was supported by the NHMRC at Monash University and La Trobe University before returning to the UK where she has continued her research on the structure and function of the eye, with emphasis on the anterior eye, lens and associated diseases such as cataract using techniques in nanotechnology, optics and protein chemistry.

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