Professor Jamie Craig

Professor Jamie Craig


Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor
Flinders University
Elected in 2023
Citation on election

Professor Jamie Craig, is an ophthalmologist-scientist, is a Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor and Academic Head of Ophthalmology at Flinders University, and a Senior Consultant at Flinders Medical Centre in Adelaide. An NHMRC Practitioner Fellow (2019-23), his research focusses on the molecular genetics of blinding eye conditions. He conceptualised, established and leads two international ophthalmic disease registers, ANZRAG (advanced glaucoma) and RADAR (diabetic retinopathy), which have identified disease-causal and disease-associated genes, driven changes in clinical practice, and improved patient outcomes. He has published over 390 peer-reviewed articles (>14,400 cites) and is a sought-after supervisor and mentor of young clinicians and scientists.

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