Workforce, training and education
East of England

Prof Madhavan Rajan is a corneal and cataract surgeon with research interests in cornea, cataract and anterior segment disorders of the eye. The cornea and cataract unit offers advanced training opportunity with a trust funded corneal fellowship and a RCO approved ASTO / TSC for senior ophthalmic trainees. Professor Rajan undertakes his research at the Vision and Eye Research Unit (VERU) at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge and his collaborators include Professor Roger Buckley and Stem cell scientists at Life sciences. He has recently developed a novel way of pre-conditioning human donor corneas for Micro-thin Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK). His laboratory research is aimed at generating replacement cells to repopulate damaged corneas and refinement of present techniques in corneal transplantation. He also has an interest in novel treatments for keratoconus including corneal cross-linking and drug delivery to the cornea.

Prof Madhavan Rajan