Ocular Biomarkers of Neurodegeneration (Alzheimer's Disease, Glaucoma, Parkinson's Disease)
Jeremiah is a practicing optometrist and current recipient of the Melbourne Neuroscience Institute (MNI) Guelma Alexander Clinical Fellowship in Neuroscience. As a clinical fellow and joint research fellow in the Ocular Physiology Laboratory and the Ocular Biomarkers Laboratory, his research involves the study of vascular physiology and neuronal interactions in the context of neurodegeneration. This extends to conditions such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease. Jeremiah also has an interest in the impact of vision impairment in the community and served as an adviser in Optometry Australia’s Low Vision Working Group. As a passionate educator, Jeremiah coordinates and teaches the preclinical stream for second year Doctor of Optometry students.