Skip to main content
Esmahan Durmaz

Ms Esmahan Durmaz

Research student


My research interest is based on drug delivery via extracellular vesicles to retina. The aim of my project is to investigate novel therapeutics to prevent neuron loss in the retina. I started my PhD in October 2022, supervised by Dr Ben Mead and Professor Marcela Votruba.



Neuroprotective miRNA Delivery via Extracellular Vesicles in Glaucoma


2022 – present: Demonstrator experience, From Cells to Systems (OP1205), BSc Optometry and Vision Sciences programme (1st year), School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, UK.


Marcela Votruba

Marcela Votruba

Professor and Hon. Consultant in Ophthalmology

External profiles