Peter Van Wijngaarden

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Peter van Wijngaarden

Peter van Wijngaarden is a Principal Investigator at the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) and an Associate Professor in Ophthalmology at the University of Melbourne Department of Surgery. He is a Deputy Director of CERA and a consultant ophthalmologist in the medical retina clinic at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.

After completing his medical degree at Monash University (dux), Peter moved to the Department of Ophthalmology at Flinders University, South Australia to complete his PhD in the field of retinal vascular biology. He pursued ophthalmology training in Victoria, graduating with the highest marks in the specialist examinations in Australia and New Zealand. Peter became a Research Fellow at CERA in 2010.