Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
Idebenone Trial

LHON Research Team

The main investigators are part of the Mitochondrial LHON Research Group and they are all doctors based in Newcastle upon Tyne. You are welcome to contact them if you want to get more information on this LHON trial.

Mr Patrick Yu Wai Man
Trial coordinator for the UK
Specialist Registrar and Clinical Lecturer in Ophthalmology
Institute of Human Genetics
Centre for Life, Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: 0191 241 8611
Fax: 0191 222 8666
E-mail: Patrick.Yu-Wai-Man@ncl.ac.uk
Staff profile: www.ncl.ac.uk/ihg/staff/profile/patrick.yu-wai-man

Mr Philip Griffiths
Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Ophthalmology
Eye Department
Royal Victoria Infirmary
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: 0191 282 5447
Fax: 0191 282 5446
E-mail: P.G.Griffiths@ncl.ac.uk

Professor Patrick Chinnery
Institute Director, Professor of Neurogenetics, and Honorary Consultant Neurologist
Institute of Human Genetics
Centre for Life, Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: 0191 241 8611
Fax: 0191 222 8666
E-mail: P.F.Chinnery@ncl.ac.uk
Staff profile: www.ncl.ac.uk/ihg/staff/profile/p.f.chinnery

Neurologists and ophthalmologists across the whole of the UK will be involved in recruiting eligible LHON patients and referring them to us.

We will also be working in close collaboration with Prof. Thomas Klopstock's team based in Munich, Germany who will be responsible for recruiting German LHON patients into this study, as well as Dr. Jacinthe Rouleau who will be recruiting for this study in Montreal, Canada.