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Shyamanga Borooah, MBBS, MRCP (UK), MRCSEd, FRCOphth, PhD

Shyamanga Borooah, MBBS, MRCP (UK), MRCSEd, FRCOphth, PhD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology

Medical School Imperial College London
Residency South East Scotland
Fellowship Moorfields Eye Hospital London
Special Interest Adult and Childhood inherited retinal degenerations, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusion, central serous retinopathy and diabetic eye disease
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Shyamanga Borooah is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Shiley Eye Institute.  Clinically, he is trained in the diagnosis and management of diseases of the retina with further specialist training in retinal and macular degenerations including adult and pediatric inherited retinal disease. He completed medical school at Imperial College in London and gained a postgraduate qualification in internal medicine before completing his Ophthalmology residency. He also undertook two further clinical retinal fellowships including Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. He has participated in a number of clinical trials for retinal disease, most notably one of the first trials to transplant stem cells in macular disease.

Dr. Borooah also leads a laboratory research program developing novel therapies for inherited retinal degenerations and age-related macular degeneration. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh for developing a model of macular degeneration in a dish using stem cells. Recent successes include the demonstration of long term retinal protection using gene therapy in a model of childhood inherited retinal disease. His research accomplishments have been honored with multiple prestigious awards including a Rowling scholarship for translational medicine, a Foundation Fighting Blindness career development award and a Fulbright scholarship.

Please visit the borooahlab.ucsd.edu site for additional info.

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