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Ophthalmologist , researcher

Narciss Okhravi, Iranian ophthalmologist, researcher. Achievements include patents for polymerase chain reaction in infective eye disease. Fellow Vision Research Training Fellowship, Wellcome Trust, 1995-1997, Vision Research Training Fellowship (extension), 1997-1998; grantee Research Funding, Moorfields Eye Hospital, 1994, 1995, 1996, Funding for research, Oclyx Ltd. United Kingdom, 1998.

Background

Okhravi, Narciss was born on December 13, 1965 in Tehran, Iran. Daughter of Farideh Hosseinian and Amir Mozaffar Okhravi.

Education

Bachelor of Science (honours), Royal London Hospital Medical School, 1986. Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (honours), University of London, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy in Ophthalmology, University of London, 1999.

Career

Specialist registrar Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, since 1994. Honorary fellow department of clinical ophthalmology The Institute of Ophthalmology, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for polymerase chain reaction in infective eye disease.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author 16 peer reviewed research publications, (book) Manual of Primary Eye Care.

Membership

Fellow: Royal Society of Medecine, Royal College of Ophthalmologists. Member: Medical Research Society.

Connections

Married Ananth Chitur Viswanathan, September 7, 1996. 1 child Tara Neela Viswanathan.

father:
Farideh Hosseinian

mother:
Amir Mozaffar Okhravi

spouse:
Ananth Chitur Viswanathan

child:
Tara Neela Viswanathan Okhravi