Emeritus Professor Keryn Williams

Academic Status

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre (5D:212)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
Keryn Williams is an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow in the Department of Ophthalomology and Associate Dean (Research) within the Faculty of Health Sciences.  A graduate of the University of Melbourne, she undertook postdoctoral research at the University of Oxford UK, where she first developed a career-long interest in transplantation immunobiology. On returning to Australia, she began to work in the eye.  She is the scientific director of the Australian Corneal Graft Registry and maintains research interests in corneal transplantation, novel drugs and devices for ophthalmic use, and aberrant ocular angiogenesis.
Qualifications

BSc (Hons) (First Class), University of Melbourne, 1971

PhD, University of Melbourne, 1974

Honours, awards and grants
2010 Peter Bishop Plenary Lecturer
2012 NHMRC "Ten of the Best"
Research interests
Evidence-based outcomes in clinical corneal transplantation
Experimental corneal transplantation
Novel biomaterials for use as ocular implants
Aberrant angiogenesis in the eye
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