Former PhD Student and Visiting Researcher
Gloria received her BSc in Biology – Biomedicine from the University of Rome (La Sapienza) in 2014 and her MSc in Biomedicine from the University of Southern Denmark in in 2017. She joined the Pete Williams Lab in 2019 as a PhD student through Cardiff University, School of Optometry and Vision Sciences with joint supervision from Profs. James Morgan, Marcela Votruba, and Pete Williams on a Fight For Sight UK scholarship. Gloria’s research explored the role of NAD in dendritic and axonal neuroprotection in glaucoma. She successfully defended her PhD in 2023.