Clin A/Prof Andrew White B.Med.Sci(hons) MBBS PhD FRANZCO is a clinician scientist ophthalmologist at Westmead Hospital. He was awarded First Class Honours in Medical Science in 1995 and a combined MBBS/PhD degree in 2002 from the University of Sydney. He also undertook research work at the Max Plank Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Gottingen, Germany and the State University of New York (SUNY) and the University of Cambridge. He is a consultant ophthalmologist and Head of Department at Westmead Hospital in Sydney as well as private practice. He has research affiliations with the University of Sydney and Westmead Institute for Medical Research where he runs a laboratory developing new treatments for glaucoma.