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David Mackey
Article by Professor David Mackey
Ophthalmologist
Genetics and Epidemiology Group at the Lions Eye Institute, Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Western Australia.

Professor Mackey was appointed Managing Director of the LEI and Professor of Ophthalmology/Director of the Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science at UWA in March 2009. Professor Mackey has achieved international recognition as a genetic ophthalmologist/scientist. His original research over more than 25 years into the genetics of glaucoma and in the fields of optic atrophy and congenital cataract has received continued research funding support. Dr Mackey announced that he was stepping down from the role of Managing Director of the LEI in late 2018 to focus on several major research projects.