Robyn Guymer, MBBS, PhD

Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia

Robyn Guymer is professor of ophthalmology at Melbourne University and deputy director of the Centre for Eye Research Australia. She is also a senior retinal specialist at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. She is a clinician scientist who leads a team of 20 researchers primarily investigating age-related macular degeneration (AMD). She currently is investigating new strategies for treating early stage disease with a nanosecond laser and is working to identify novel imaging and functional biomarkers and surrogate endpoints to allow efficacy of interventions to be determined. She is a member of the Macular Society and a founding fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

First published on: July 19, 2016

Last modified on: November 29, 2022