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Dr Shelby Temple was awarded the BBSRC Innovator of the Year award for 2017.

22 June 2017

Azul Optics’ co-founder and Honorary member of School of Biological Sciences, Dr Shelby Temple, has been named Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) Innovator of the Year 2017. The prestigious award recognises Dr Temple’s work in developing a device that will help identify people who are at increased risk for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of incurable blindness worldwide in people over 55. Dr Temple received the award in the Commercial Impact category, and was then announced as the Innovator of the Year 2017.

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