North of England Ophthalmological Society

About this years lecturer

Professor Graham E Holder, Ph.D., has been Director of Electrophysiology and Consultant Electrophysiologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, since 1995. He was appointed there from King's College Hospital, where he has a weekly session as a Consultant Clinical Neurophysiologist.  

He is a past President of EVER, the European Association for Vision and Eye Research, and is a Member of the Senior Advisory Board. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the European Society of Ophthalmology and a Board Member Board Member of EUPO (the European Community University Professors of Ophthalmology). He is International Consultant to the American Academy of Ophthalmology Basic Sciences Committee for Retina and Vitreous. He was a long-term member of the Board of Officers of the International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision (ISCEV), and in 2014 stepped down from the Director of Education post that he had held since 2001. He has served two terms on the Council of the British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology (BSCN) and Chaired the Scientists sub-committee.

Professor Holder has lectured extensively throughout the world and was a joint recipient of a prestigious Alcon award in 2010.   He has >235 peer-reviewed publications, >40 published book chapters, and he co-authored the American Academy of Ophthalmology monograph on Clinical Visual Electrophysiologic Testing. A co-edited Atlas of Chorio-retinal Dystrophies was recently published. He accepted a Professorship of University College London, at the Institute of Ophthalmology, in 2007, and of the University of Sydney Medical School in 2013. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Academy for Healthcare Science. 

He will be leaving Moorfields later this year to take up the Hong-Leong Professorship at the National University of Singapore.