Eye-YPAG is a young persons’ advisory group for eye and vision research which had their first meeting on 2nd March 2019.
The group meets in London at or near Moorfields Eye Hospital 3-4 times a year on a Saturday to:
The group has 16 members aged 8-16 years. All the young people involved have experience of eye problems and treatment and/or have taken part in clinical trials or other research.
Group members said they got involved to:
Read the news item on the Moorfields website about our first meeting.
Louca-Mai Brady: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jacqueline (Jacq) Miller: Jacqueline.email@example.com
Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre
Moorfields Eye Hospital
162 City Road
London EC1V 2PD
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