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
This was a very different YPAG meeting to normal – it was held via Zoom as a remote meeting because social distancing means we could not all travel to London. It was quite strange at first as we were all a bit quiet, but we soon warmed to it. We started off by saying hello […]
For the second time we met at the Children’s Eye Centre at Moorfields. We had the whole second floor to ourselves. There were three sessions. Sofie Layton, our resident artist, gave a presentation with all the logo designs that we had developed at the last meeting. Some were in colour, other in black and white. […]
The 4th eyeYPAG meeting took place at the end of November at the hospital. It was filled with information, art, fun and food. As a warm up activity, we made screen prints of cells and they looked great. We then all sat in a circle and had to tell everyone two facts about ourselves where […]