Prof Sarah Coupland is a senior Consultant Histopathologist at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, and is also the George Holt Chair of Pathology at the University of Liverpool, England. Areas of expertise include Ophthalmic Pathology and Oncology, Haematopathology, Molecular Pathology, and Biobanking.

She leads the ‘Liverpool-Ocular-Oncology-Research-Group’ (, and is founding Director of the ‘North West Cancer Research Centre - UoL’ (

Prof Coupland is current President of the “International Society of Ophthalmic Pathology” (ISOP); Eye-Pathology section Lead for the “European Society of Pathology” (ESP); Trustee in ‘Anatomy-Pathology-Oncology’ for the “Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)”; ARVO Vice-President Elect 2018; Immediate-Past-President of the European “Ophthalmic-Oncology-Group” (OOG), and is Vice-Chair of the Ophthalmic Oncology Committee for the 8th TNM/AJCC Staging System. She has published ~230 scientific articles (H-index, 39), has written ~50 Chapters, and has a current total grant income of £2.5M (PI) and£14M (Co-I).