Peter Coffey

Research Biologist

Contact Information

Phone: (805) 893-3696
Office: 4161A Bio II


Neuroscience Research Institute
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106


Dr. Coffey received his D. Phil at Oxford University and was a member of the faculty at Oxford and later the University of Sheffield as Lecturer and Senior Lecturer. He was formerly Professor and Head of Ocular Biology and Therapeutics at the Institute of Ophthalmology at University College London, where he also served as Chair of Cellular Therapies and Visual Science. Dr. Coffey has received many honors and awards, including the prestigious Estelle Doheny Living Tribute Award in 2009, Retinitis Pigmentosa International's Vision Award in 2009, the CIRM Leadership Award in 2010, and the New York Stem Cell Foundation Roberston Prize in 2011.