Cristalens Instrustrie to support optimisation of corneal implants in eyes with ectasia, PI: Elsheikh, A.
Knowledge Transfer Partnership award (KTP009521) to support development of soft contact lenses for the restoration of clear vision in patients with keratoconus, PI: Elsheikh, A.
From China on the Foreign Experts Recruitment Programme to train researchers at WenZhou Medical University in new techniques and facilitate future collaborative projects.
From Oculus Optikgeraete GMBH to support further development of the Corvis ST non-contact tonometer, PI: Elsheikh, A.
From the EPSRC’s Impact Acceleration Scheme to support predictive modelling of refractive surgery procedures, PI: Elsheikh, A.
Collaborative project with UltraVision CLPL.
From Arrowe Park Hospital to support a collaborative project on development of a cataract surgery procedure.
(Ref: MX7062), Research Council Facility Access Grant, STFC, to support modelling of the fibre structure and biomechanical behaviour of the posterior human eyeball, Boote C, Elsheikh A.
From the Knowledge Exploitation Laboratory Project (KEL 12/29) to support a project on the Improved Management of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, PI: Elsheikh, A.
From Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone & Healthy Aging, Hong Kong, to support collaborative work on a new sclera buckling device.
PhD Case studentship from the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation to support work on the Development of Biopolymer based Materials for Applications in the Contact Lens Industry, PI: Williams, R.
From the National Institute for Health Research (Invention for Innovation – Late-Stage Programme - II-LS-1010-100071) to support a project on the further development of a Contact lens device for the continuous monitoring of intraocular pressure, PI: Elsheikh, A.
Collaborative project with Liverpool University Hospital, Moorfields Eye Hospital, UltraVision and UCL to further develop a device for the continuous monitoring of intraocular pressure for improved glaucoma management.
From the EPSRC to support work on the development of a device to manage Dysfunctional Meibomian Syndrome, PI: Elsheikh, A.
From the EPSRC to support work on the experimental testing of intact human eye globes, PI: Jones, S.
From the EPSRC to support work on the microstructural analysis of the sclera, PI: Akhtar, R.
3 day Beam time Award and travel/subsistence (MX-7062), Science and Technology Facilities Council to support work on Modelling the fibre structure and biomechanical behaviour of the posterior human eyeball, PI: Boote, C, CI: Elsheikh, A.
From the Royal Academy of Engineering within the Distinguished Visiting Fellowship Scheme to support collaboration with the Institute for Surgical Technology and Biomechanics, University of Bern, PI: Elsheikh, A.
From the Royal Academy of Engineering within the Research Exchange with China/India Scheme to support collaborative work with the Wenzhou Medical College, China on corneal biomechanics and topography, PI: Elsheikh, A.
From the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (Healthcare Partnerships Programme - EP/H052046) to support a project on the Determination of Corneal Biomechanical Properties in vivo, PI: Elsheikh, A.
Collaborative project with Moorfields Eye Hospital, Ninewells Hospital, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and UltraVision CLPL to develop contact and non-contact technologies to enable determination of the corneal biomechanical properties in vivo.
From the National Institute for Health Research (Health Technology Development Programme - HTD539) to support the development of an intraocular pressure measurement device for glaucoma management, PI: Elsheikh, A.
Collaborative project with Keeler Ophthalmic Instruments and Moorfields Eye Hospital to develop a new non-contact (air puff) tonometer that can determine the value of corneal stiffness and remove its effects on the intraocular pressure measurements. The project was funded within the Health Technology Development (HTD) scheme.
From Innovation Portal and Gregor Grafix to support the assessment of a new timber frame system, PI: Elsheikh, A.
From the Innovation Portal to support the feasibility assessment of needle-free injection systems, PI: Elsheikh, A.
From National Institute for Health Research to support development of contact lens device for continuous monitoring of intraocular pressure, PI: Elsheikh, A.
Collaborative project with Moorfields Eye Hospital to develop a contact lens device for the continuous monitoring of intraocular pressure over a period of at least 24 hours. Project was funded within the Invention for Innovation (i4i) scheme.
From Moorfields Eye Hospital to support work on simulation of the Ocular Response Analyzer, PI: Elsheikh, A.
From Moorfields Eye Hospital to support work on corneal biomechanical properties, PI: Elsheikh, A.
From Structural Biophysics Research Group to support work on ocular biomechanical behaviour, PI: Elsheikh, A.
From The Royal Society to support work on effect of ageing on corneal behaviour, PI: Elsheikh, A.
From Royal Academy of Engineering to support work on Goldmann Applanation Tonometer, PI: Elsheikh, A.
Collaborative project with the University of New South Wales on the numerical simulation of the most commonly used instrument for measuring intraocular pressure.
From Moorfields Eye Hospital to support work on numerical study of Ocular Response Analyser, PI: Elsheikh, A.
(Dundee’s share = €152,000), FP6 Specific Targeted Research Project, Three dimensional reconstruction of human cornea by tissue engineering, PI of Dundee group: Elsheikh, A.
FP6 collaborative project to develop an artificial cornea using tissue engineering – Project was led by Dr David Hulmes of NCRS, France, and had partners in the UK, Italy, Germany, Denmark and Turkey – Dundee’s contribution was to assess effect of design simplifications on the artificial cornea’s performance.