Professor Watson's journey towards corneal treatments

Corneal specialist gives public speech
Professor Stephanie Watson was the guest speaker at the Golden Graduates luncheon at the University on Wednesday 28 March 2018. Watch her speech or download a transcript.

Professor Stephanie Watson is one of the world leaders in research, care and treatment of cornea issues, especially keratoconus. In her speech, she sets out her journey from Sydney to Oxford (UK) and Kenya.

She talks about the events that lead to her breakthrough research on growing artificial corneas on contact lenses using stem cells, and finally how she has established an international keratoconus registry with data from 13,000 patient visits globally to increase the pace of research in this field.