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PhD projects

Prof Peto has a wide range of projects on the field of diabetic retinopathy, global ophthalmic health and ophthalmic image analysis. These projects apply to high and low income countries. Prof Peto is also working on ophthalmic image analysis in neuro-degenerative diseases, such as multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer disease.


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Research Interests

In addition to her academic work, Professor Peto is responsible for the Belfast Ophthalmic Reading Centre and a wide research portfolio. Her main interest has always been common blinding retinal diseases, with special emphasis on characterisation of diabetic retinopathy and its imaging modalities.


Tunde Peto is Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at Queen’s University Belfast where she is responsible for teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students.  Her remit also covers the development of International image analysis, training and educating in Countries throughout the world.


Professor Peto has been involved in UK National Diabetic Retinopathy Screening programmes since 2002, she was clinical lead for London programmes and is currently the clinical lead for the Northern Irish Programme.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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