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Dr Jeremy Hoffman

MB BS BSc PGCertMedEd DTM&H FRCOphth

Research Fellow

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490

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Dr Jeremy Hoffman is a Clinical Research Fellow based at the International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is a member of the research team led by Professor Matthew Burton, working to improve eye health in low and middle-income countries.

He is currently undertaking a PhD investigating the treatment for fungal keratitis, involving managing multi-national trials in Nepal, Tanzania and Uganda. 

Dr Hoffman is an Ophthalmology Specialist Registrar with appointments at Moorfields Eye Hospital and Imperial College Hospitals in London. His clinical interests include external eye diseases and anterior segment surgery.

Dr Hoffman graduated from University College London Medical School in 2010 before undertaking ophthalmology specialist training in North London, working at Moorfields Eye Hospital, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and the Western Eye Hospital.

He has a passion for international eye health. He undertook the LSHTM East African Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in 2012 and subsequently spent time practicing in rural KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa before returning to clinical training in the UK. He is currently living and working in Tanzania, where he is running a clinical trial based at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC), Moshi.

Affiliations

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Department of Clinical Research

Teaching

Jeremy teaches on the East African Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

Research

Research Area
Bacteria
Clinical care
Clinical trials
Randomised controlled trials
Discipline
Medicine
Opthalmology
Disease and Health Conditions
Eye diseases
Infectious disease
Trachoma
Blindness
Country
Ethiopia
United Kingdom
Nepal
Tanzania
Uganda
Region
European Union
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)

Selected Publications

Mycotic Keratitis-A Global Threat from the Filamentous Fungi.
Hoffman JJ; Burton MJ; Leck A
2021
Journal of fungi (Basel, Switzerland)
Comparison of culture, confocal microscopy and PCR in routine hospital use for microbial keratitis diagnosis.
Hoffman JJ; Dart JKG; De SK; Carnt N; Cleary G; Hau S
2021
Eye (London, England)
Topical chlorhexidine 0·2% versus topical natamycin 5% for the treatment of fungal keratitis in Nepal: a randomised controlled non-inferiority trial.
Hoffman JJ; Yadav R; Sanyam SD; Chaudhary P; Roshan A; Singh SK; Singh SK; Mishra SK; Arunga S; Hu VH
2021
Ophthalmology
In vivo confocal microscopy and trachomatous conjunctival scarring: Predictors for clinical progression.
Hoffman JJ; Massae P; Weiss HA; Makupa W; Burton MJ; Hu VH
2020
CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY
Topical chlorhexidine 0.2% versus topical natamycin 5% for fungal keratitis in Nepal: rationale and design of a randomised controlled non-inferiority trial.
Hoffman JJ; Yadav R; Das Sanyam S; Chaudhary P; Roshan A; Singh SK; Arunga S; Matayan E; Macleod D; Weiss HA
2020
BMJ open
3D images as a field grader training tool for trachomatous trichiasis: A diagnostic accuracy study in Ethiopia.
Hoffman JJ; Habtamu E; Rono H; Tadesse Z; Wondie T; Minas T; Gashaw B; Callahan EK; MacLeod D; Burton MJ
2019
PLoS neglected tropical diseases
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