Prof Chris Inglehearn

Prof Chris Inglehearn

Professor of Molecular Ophthalmology and Neuroscience

+44 (0) 113 343 8646

Location: Room 8.18, Level 8, Wellcome Trust Brenner Building, St James's University Hospital

Teaching Commitments: Personal tutor to 1st and 2nd year medical students, lecture on medical genetics to 2nd year medical students on “Genetics in Medicine” module, sometimes also do small group teaching. Lectures and small group teaching on clinical and medical genetics MSc. Mol. Med.


Section Head, Section of Ophthalmology and Neuroscience; founder member of the Leeds Vision Research group, Leeds Dental Genetics Group, Leeds Psychosis Research Group; laboratory head and member of Senior Management, European Retinal Disease Consortium (; Principal Investigator, UK RP Genome project; member of the Genomics England Clinical Interpretation Partnership (GeCIP) Domain for Hearing and Sight; Former Wellcome Trust Senior Basic Biomedical Fellow and co-ordinator of EU Initial Training Network EyeTN (