John Michael Nolan Author of Evaluating Organization Development

John Michael Nolan

Prinicpal Investigator, Macular Pigment Research Group
Waterford Institute of Technology

Professor John Nolan is the Principal Investigator of the Macular Pigment Research Group, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland ( has published circa 65 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, which have been cited 728 times. He has given 56 international oral presentations, some as Keynote Speaker, and all CET-approved; 46 international poster presentations;and secured 3,624,437 Euro in funding.

Subjects: Nutrition

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    In 2010 Prof Nolan applied for the European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant, and was awarded €1.5m (in 2011) to fund a five-year research project, which employs five full-time research investigators. The research project, entitled “CREST” (Central Retinal Enrichment Supplementation Trials) is investigating the impact of supplementation with the macular carotenoids on visual performance in normal subjects, and in patients with AMD.

    In addition, he is a Howard Fellow of the Howard Foundation, Cambridge, UK, in support of his research into nutrition and AMD. This Fellowship facilitates my continued research and my position as Chairperson of the Macular Carotenoids Conference 2013. He has also recently been appointed Master of Ceremonies of the Macular Pigment and Nutrition academic and social events at the annual congress of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).

    In 2013, Prof Nolan became Associate Adjunct Professor at Trinity College, Dublin, as part of his role in directing the vision and AMD component of The Irish LongituDinal Study on Ageing (TILDA).


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New Book Publication on Carotenoids and Retinal Disease

By: John Michael Nolan

A new publication by CRC Press entitled "Carotenoids and Retinal Disease" has just been published. It is edited by Macular Carotenoids Conference Committee Members, Profs Landrum and Nolan. Click here for more information on the content of this publication and how it can be purchased.