Charlene joined The University of Edinburgh in 2019 as an Ophthalmic Imager and Analyst. Charlene has a diploma in Diabetic Retinopathy Grading and qualified with a PGCert in Medical Illustration in 2015. Her main role is to support the set-up, acquisition and analysis of retinal imaging for clinical research studies across the university. She facilitates the acquisition of OCT, OCT angiography, ultra wide field imaging and fundus photography. Areas of research include small vessel disease and stroke, cardiovascular and renal disease and cognitive change with age. Charlene is currently part of the Mild Stroke Study 3 team and has been assisting with retinal image acquisition, analysis and grading of the data.