The November 2020 edition of Ophthalmology Times Europe includes an overview of the work of Profession John Nolan, the Howard Foundation Chair in Human Nutrition Research at the Waterford Institute of Technology.
Professor Nolan has been conducting research into macular pigments for 20 years and has been the Howard Chair since 2016. He began collaboration with Dr Alan Howard in 2009. Alongside his research, he has guided a number of clinical trials to show the benefit of oral supplements to contrast sensitivity and to reducing age-related macular degeneration. His current research is directed towards the treatment and prevention of dementia and cognitive function, particularly for people with Alzheimers disease.