Professor John Grigg
Professor John Grigg is Head of the Discipline of Clinical Ophthalmology and Eye Health The University of Sydney’s Save Sight Institute.
He completed ophthalmology training on the Sydney Eye Hospital program. Fellowships in, paediatric ophthalmology, glaucoma and visual electrophysiology were undertaken in Australia and the UK. He has clinical responsibilities at Sydney Eye Hospital including inherited eye disease and glaucoma clinics as well as at The Children’s Hospital, Westmead, Sydney.
Professor Grigg leads the clinical visual electrophysiology service at Sydney Eye Hospital and Children’s Hospital Westmead. This international recognized service provides diagnoses for people with unexplained visual loss.
He is a member of the Eye genetics research group Save Sight Institute, Children’s Medical Research Institute and Children’s Hospital Westmead. His main areas of research are in Inherited retinal diseases, glaucoma and electrophysiology of the visual system. He is a Chief investigator on several NHMRC grants investigating new therapies for inherited retinal disorders.
He has been the Postgraduate coursework coordinator for the Discipline of Ophthalmology since 2008. During this time, he has overseen the expansion of the postgraduate program including degree programs in ophthalmic basic science, international ophthalmology and in refractive surgery as well as short courses in Ocular Pathology and Microsurgical skills.
Professor Grigg has authored numerous publications and textbook chapters on visual electrophysiology, glaucoma and paediatric eye disease.