Our People

The Auckland Myopia Lab comprises of several academics, and supports numerous postgraduate students. If you are interested in joining the team, please contact a researcher directly. 

 

Auckland Based Team

Dr John Phillips Principal Investigator and MCC Co-founder. Research interests: Human myopia; animal models of myopia and emmetropisation; refractive development of vertebrate and invertebrate eyes; the sclera in myopia; methods for inhibiting the progression of myopia in children. Email: j.phillips@auckland.ac.nz

Dr John Phillips

Principal Investigator and MCC Co-founder.

Research interests: Human myopia; animal models of myopia and emmetropisation; refractive development of vertebrate and invertebrate eyes; the sclera in myopia; methods for inhibiting the progression of myopia in children.

Email: j.phillips@auckland.ac.nz

Dr Philip Turnbull Lecturer and MCC Co-founder Research interests: myopia treatments; cephalopod vision; evolution of the eye; choroidal perfusion; macular degeneration; psychophysics, virtual reality, eye tracking Email: p.turnbull@auckland.ac.nz

Dr Philip Turnbull

Lecturer and MCC Co-founder

Research interests: myopia treatments; cephalopod vision; evolution of the eye; choroidal perfusion; macular degeneration; psychophysics, virtual reality, eye tracking

Email: p.turnbull@auckland.ac.nz

Dr Andrew Collins School of Optometry and Vision Science Academic Director Research interests: Human myopia; animal models of myopia and emmetropisation; epidemiology of refractive error light exposure and refractive development; human visual function and adaptation. Email: a.collins@auckland.ac.nz

Dr Andrew Collins

School of Optometry and Vision Science Academic Director

Research interests: Human myopia; animal models of myopia and emmetropisation; epidemiology of refractive error light exposure and refractive development; human visual function and adaptation.

Email: a.collins@auckland.ac.nz

Dr Lucy Goodman Postdoctoral Research Fellow Email: l.goodman@auckland.ac.nz Research interests: Defocus detection, multifocal electroretinogram, eye-blink conditioning, evidence-based medicine, science communication.

Dr Lucy Goodman

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Email: l.goodman@auckland.ac.nz

Research interests: Defocus detection, multifocal electroretinogram, eye-blink conditioning, evidence-based medicine, science communication.

Dr Safal Khanal PhD Candidate Research interests: Choroidal blood flow, Ocular Imaging with OCT and MRI, Myopia, Glaucoma, Visual Psychophysics. Email: s.khanal@auckland.ac.nz

Dr Safal Khanal

PhD Candidate

Research interests: Choroidal blood flow, Ocular Imaging with OCT and MRI, Myopia, Glaucoma, Visual Psychophysics.

Email: s.khanal@auckland.ac.nz

Janice Yeoman Masters student Research interests: Atropine, myopia, animal models of refractive development. Email: j.yeoman@auckland.ac.nz

Janice Yeoman

Masters student

Research interests: Atropine, myopia, animal models of refractive development.

Email: j.yeoman@auckland.ac.nz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Collaborators and Myopia Lab Alumni