Alan Stitt


Scientific Advisor

Professor Stitt is the Dean of Innovation and Impact at the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast. He has a wealth of experience in vascular related biology, having worked in this area for over 30 years. Professor Stitt has over 15,000 citations for his work and is internationally recognised for his contribution to retinal vascular diseases. He is a member of the Royal Irish Academy and he has also earned significant prizes in recognition of his research.


He contributes significantly to the international academic community by serving on advisory boards, grant panels and presenting guest lectures across the world. With a network of local, national and international collaborative partners he will contribute to the VascVersa team by providing scientific advice and knowledge in diabetes and vascular biology.