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In the Eye Movement Laboratory we use a variety of methods to make digital recordings of saccades, smooth pursuit eye movements and nystagmus. We are primarily involved in research into the oculomotor system, but our equipment is also used as a diagnostic aid in some neurological conditions.


Dr Michael MacAskill Research Fellow
Laboratory Director

Prof. Tim Anderson Consultant Neurologist
Clinical Director

Dr Toni Pitcher Research Fellow

Dr Daniel Myall Statistical Analyst & Technical Support

Dr Tracy Melzer Postdoctoral Fellow

Leslie Livingston Assistant Research Fellow

Kathryn Mulcock PA to Tim Anderson

Graduate Students

Yassar Alamri PhD Candidate (medicine)

Simon Feng PhD Candidate (medicine)

Eng Ann Toh BMedSc student

Previous Staff

Dr Marcus Heitger

Dr Saskia van Stockum


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