Roy Schwartz


Eye Lab


Dr. Roy Schwartz is a medical retina specialist and data scientist at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London. He studied medicine at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and was trained in ophthalmology at the Tel Aviv Medical Centre. He later finished a fellowship in medical retina at Moorfields Eye Hospital and is now a retina specialist there. Dr. Schwartz is currently undertaking the AI-Enabled Healthcare centre for doctoral training programme at UCL in London. As part of this programme, he finished his master’s degree in AI-enabled healthcare with distinction and is currently undertaking a PhD in the same topic under the supervision of Clarisa Sánchez. Since October 2020 he is also part of the Eye Lab in the qurAI group (University of Amsterdam). The subject of his PhD is “Deep learning, large datasets, genome-wide analysis and histological correlates to determine the role of reticular pseudodrusen in the progression of age-related macular degeneration”. In 2019, Dr Schwartz was awarded the inaugural EURETINA Retinal Medicine Clinical Research Funding Grant of €262,112 for this project and serves as its chief investigator.

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