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College of Optometrists Research Excellence Award: The Philip Cole Prize for Practice Based Research 2018

NIHR Clinical Doctoral Fellowship

NIHR Thames Valley and South Midland Health Research Award 2016 for "Outstanding Research Practitioner".

Best Poster Prize Hospital Optometrists Annual Conference 2016

"VITAMIN A DEFICIENCY IN AN AUTISTIC DIET; A CASE STUDY (Watch out for those Fussy Eaters)" Charles Cottriall and Jasleen K Jolly

Electronic Visual Acuity

With the approval of gene therapy, the importance of accurate assessment of visual acuity in retinal disease causing visual field loss is higher than ever. This video shows a project conducted to find trategies to optimise this measurement in time for gene therapy coming to the clinic.

Jasleen Kaur Jolly

BSc (Hons) MSc MCOptom

NIHR Clinical Research Doctoral Fellow

  • Specialist Research Optometrist
  • Vision Scientist
  • Clinical electrophysiologist (ophthalmic)

Jasleen Kaur Jolly is an optometrist working between the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology and Wellcome Integrative Neuroimaging Centre, University of Oxford, and Oxford Eye Hospital. She studied at Cardiff University and the University of Manchester, working across the world in various settings to gain a wide range of experience, including electrophysiology. She is actively involved in clinical research in the fields of retinal gene therapy, cataract surgery outcomes and low vision. Her main interest is improving outcome measures following interventions for ophthalmic diseases and promoting a career in clinical translational research for optometrists.

She is keen to develop new and innovative ways to assess visual measures and has promoted cross domain working. For this reason she was shortlisted for 2 AGI awards in 2015;

The Award for Excellence in Research & Development, and The Award for Excellence With Impact.

She also won the NIHR Thames Valley Health Research Award 2016 for "Outstanding Research Practitioner".

She is currently undertaking an NIHR Clinical Research Doctoral Fellowship entitled, "Development of novel tests to assess visual function in patients with inherited retinal degeneration." This project aims to investigate vision in inherited retinal degeneration by integrating psychophysics, retinal anatomy and brain imaging of the visual cortex. She has also formed a collaboration with a psychologist in order to investigate the psychological impact of vision loss.

Empathy in low vision

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