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Dr Denize Atan

Dr Denize Atan

Dr Denize Atan
B.M,B.Ch.(Oxon.), M.A.(Cantab.), M.R.C.P., M.R.C.Ophth., PhD, Cert Med Ed, FRCOphth

Consultant Senior Lecturer

Area of research

Neurogenetics, neuro-inflammation and neuro-ophthalmology

Bristol Eye Hospital, Lower Maudlin Street BS1 2LX
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Research summary

Learning and visual memory

Pattern separation


Neurodevelopment of the retina and brain

Neuro-inflammatory diseases of the eye and brain


Brain tumours

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Denize completed her training in Clinical Medicine and Surgery at the University of Oxford (BM BCh) after first graduating from the University of Cambridge in Medical Sciences (MA Hons).  After specialising in general medicine and obtaining Membership of The Royal college of Physicians (MRCP UK), she became increasingly interested in the great variety of systemic diseases that affect the eye and vision in general.  Subsequently, she undertook further specialist training in ophthalmology in the South West region, including the Oxford Eye Hospital and Bristol Eye Hospital.

Denize completed her PhD in ocular genetics from the University of Bristol, followed ...

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