Publications

  • Bowes O, Snead MP, Elsey T, Baxter K, Cox TM (2014): Hereditary Hyperferritinaemia Cataract Syndrome. Lancet, in press

  • Fincham, GS, Pasea L, Carroll, C, McNinch AM, Poulson AV, Richards AJ, Scott JD, Snead MP. (2014). Prevention of retinal detachment in Stickler syndrome: the Cambridge Prophylactic Cryotherapy protocol. Ophthalmology, 121(8):1588-97

  • Richards AJ, Fincham G, McNinch A, Hill D, Castle B, Lees M, Moore A, Poulson AV, Scott JD, Snead MP (2013). Alternative splicing modifies the effect of mutations in COL11A1 and results in recessive type 2 Stickler syndrome with profound hearing loss. J Med Genet., 50(11):765-71

  • Vijzelaar R, Waller S, Errami A, Donaldson A, Lourenco T, Rodrigues M, McConnell V, Fincham GS, Snead MP, Richards AJ (2013). Deletions within COL11A1 in Type 2 Stickler Syndrome Detected by Multiplex Ligation-Dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA). BMC Med Genet., 26;14:48

  • Kirin M, Chandra A, Charteris DG, Hayward C, Campbell S, Celap I, Bencic G, Vatavuk Z, Kirac I, Richards AJ, Tenesa A, Snead MP, Fleck BW, Singh J, Harsum S, MacLaren RE, den Hollander A, Dunlop MG, Hoyng CB, Wright AF, Campbell H, Vitart V, Mitry D (2013). Genome-wide association study identifies genetic risk underlying primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Hum Mol Genet., 22(15):3174-85.

  • Clinical phenotypes associated with typeII collagen mutations (2012). Inderraj H, McNinch A, Richards A, Snead M. J. Pediatr. Child Health, 48 (10): 949-50.

  • Nagendran, S, Richards AJ, McNinch A, Sandford RN, Snead MP (2012). Somatic Mosaicism and the Phenotypic Expression of COL2A1 Mutations. Am J Med Genet A, 158A (5):1204-7.

  • Richards AJ, McNinch A, Whittaker J, Treacy B, Oakhill K, Poulson A, Snead MP (2012). Splicing analysis of unclassified variants in COL2A1 and COL11A1 identifies deep intronic pathogenic mutations. Eur J Hum Genet. 20 (5) :552-8

  • Snead MP, McNinch AM, Poulson AV, Bearcroft P, Silverman B, Gomersall P, Parfect V, Richards AJ (2011): Stickler Syndrome, Ocular only variants and a key diagnostic role for the Ophthalmologist. Eye, 25:1389-400

  • Richards AJ, McNinch A, Martin H, Oakhill K, Rai H, Waller S, Treacy B, Whittaker J, Meredith S, Poulson A, Snead MP (2010): Stickler syndrome and the vitreous phenotype: Mutations in COL2A1 and COL11A1. Hum Mutat. 31(6):E1461-71

  • Snead MP, Scott JD, Ang A, Poulson AV, Goodburn SF, Richards AJ (2008): Ophthalmology, letter, 115, 9, 1637-1638.

  • Snead MP, Snead DR, James S, Richards AJ (2008): Clinicopathological changes at the vitreoretinal junction: posterior vitreous detachment. Eye, 22, 1257 - 1262.

  • Snead DR, James S, Snead MP (2008): Pathological changes in the vitreoretinal junction 1: epiretinal membrane formation. Eye, 22, 1310 - 1317.

  • Richards AJ, Snead MP (2008): The influence of pre-mRNA splicing on phenotypic modification in Stickler's syndrome and other type II collagenopathies. Eye, 22, 1243 - 1250.

  • Ang A, Poulson AV, Goodburn SF, Richards AJ, Scott JD, Snead MP (2008): Retinal detachment and prophylaxis in type 1 Stickler syndrome. Ophthalmology 115(1):164-8

  • Alexander P, Ang A, Poulson A, Snead MP.(2008): Scleral buckling combined with vitrectomy for the management of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment associated with inferior retinal breaks. Eye, 22(2):200-3

  • Alexander P, Ang A, Poulson A, Snead MP.(2008): Prevention and control of proliferative vitreoretinopathy: Primary retinal detachment surgery using silicone oil as a planned 2-stage procedure in high risk cases. Eye, 22(6):815-8

  • Meredith SP, Richards AJ, Bearcroft P, Poulson AV, Snead MP.(2007): Significant ocular findings are a feature of heritable bone dysplasias resulting from defects in type II collagen. Br J Ophthalmol. 2007 Mar 8; [Epub ahead of print]

  • Richards AJ, Laidlaw M, Meredith SP, Shankar P, Poulson AV, Scott JD, Snead MP (2007): Missense and silent mutations in COL2A1 result in Stickler syndrome but via different molecular mechanisms. Hum. Mutat. 28(6):639.

  • Shankar P, Bradshaw SE, Ang A, Rennie IG, Snead DR, Snead MP (2007). Vascularised epiretinal membrane associated with vasoproliferative tumour. Eye., 21(7):1003-4.

  • Snead MP, Scott JD (2007): Silicone oil migration causing increasing proptosis 13 years after retinal surgery. Eye; 21(4):550-1

  • Ang A, Ung T, Puvanachandra N, Wilson L, Howard F, Ryalls M, Richards A, Meredith S, Laidlaw M, Poulson A, Scott J, Snead M.(2007): Vitreous phenotype: a key diagnostic sign in Stickler syndrome types 1 and 2 complicated by double heterozygosity. Am J Med Genet 143(6):604-7.

  • Meredith SP, Richards AJ, Flanagan DW, Scott JD, Poulson AV, Snead MP (2007): Clinical characterisation and molecular analysis of Wagner syndrome. Br J Ophthalmol Mar 8; [Epub ahead of print]

  • Robbie SJ, Snead MP (2007): Intravitreal triamcinolone staining observation of residual undetached cortical vitreous after posterior vitreous detachment, Eye, 21(2):285-6;

  • Richards AJ, Laidlaw M, Whittaker J, Treacy R, Rai H, Bearcroft P, Baguley DM, Poulson A, Ang A, Scott JD, Snead MP (2006) : High Efficiency of Mutation Detection in Type 1 Stickler Syndrome using a Two Stage Approach: Vitreoretinal Assessment Coupled with Exon Sequencing for Screening COL2A1. Hum. Mutat. 27:696-704.

  • Macrae ME, Patel DV, Richards AJ, Snead MP, Tolmie J, Lee WR (2006): Type 1 Stickler syndrome: a histological and ultrastructural study of an untreated globe. Eye, 20(9):1061-7.

  • Ang A, Snead DRJ, James S, Yeo YC, Satchi K, Morris AHC, Poulson AV, Scott JD, Snead MP (2006): A rationale for membrane peeling in the repair of stage 4 macular holes. Eye. 20 (2) :208-14

  • Ang A, Poulson AV, Snead DR, Snead MP (2005). Posterior vitreous detachment: Current concepts and management. Comp. Ophthalmol. Update, Vol 6, No4.

  • Richards AJ, Meredith S, Bearcroft PWP, Poulson AV, Crossland G, Baguley DM, Scott JD, Snead MP (2005): A novel mutation of COL2A1 resulting in dominantly inherited rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis Sci., 46(2): 663-8.

  • Ung T, Comer MB, Ang AJS, Sheard R, Lee C, Poulson AV, Newman DK, Scott JD, Richards AJ, Snead MP (2005): Clinical features and surgical management of retinal detachment secondary to round retinal holes. Eye, 19 (6) :665-9.

  • Poulson AV, Hooymans J, Richards AJ, Bearcroft P, Murthy R, Baguley D, Scott JD, Snead MP (2004): Clinical features of Type 2 Stickler syndrome. J. Med. Genet. Aug; 41(8): e107 (http://www.jmedgenet.com/cgi/content/full/41/8/e107)

  • Poulson AV, Snead DRJ, Ahmad N, Snead MP (2004): Intraocular surgery for optic nerve disorders. Eye, 18 (11) :1056-65

  • Snead DRJ, Cullen N, James S, Poulson AV, Morris AHC ,Lukaris A, Scott JD, Richards AJ, Snead MP (2004): Hyperconvolution of the inner limiting membrane in vitreomaculopathies. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol., 242 (10) :853-862

  • Addison P, Snead DRJ, Snead MP (2004): Radiation retinopathy secondary to radiotherapy for a lower lid BCC. Eye, 18(12):1273-4.

  • Goldsmith, C, Snead, MP, Scott, JD (2003): Scleral buckling surgery. Eye News, 9, 31 - 36.
  • Sheard, RM, Goodburn SF, Comer MB, Scott JD, Snead MP (2003): Posterior vitreous detachment after neodymium:YAG laser posterior capsulotomy. J. Cat. and Refractive Surgery, 29, 930 - 934.

  • Ahmad N., Richards AJ., Murfitt HC., Shapiro L., Scott, JD, Yates JRW., Norton J., Snead MP (2003): Mitral valve prolapse in Stickler syndrome. Am. J. Med. Genet., 116A: 234 - 237.

  • Snead MP, Richards AJ (2002): Aframe shift mutation in a tissue specific alternatively spliced exon of collagen 2A1 in Wagner's vitreoretinal degeneration. Am J Ophthalmol., 134 (3):473

  • Thompson JA, Snead MP, Billington BM, Barrie T, Thompson JR, Sparrow JM (2002): National audit of the outcomes of primary surgery for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (I) Sample and methods. Eye, Nov;16(6):766-70.

  • Thompson JA, Snead MP, Billington BM, Barrie T, Thompson JR, Sparrow JM (2002): National audit of the outcomes of primary surgery for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (II) Clinical outcomes. Eye, Nov;16(6):771-7.

  • Richards AJ, Morgan J, Pickering E, Owen MJ, Holmans P, Williams N, Tysoe C, Pope FM, Snead MP, Hughes H (2002): Vitreoretinopathy with phalangeal epiphyseal dysplasia, a type II collagenopathy resulting from a novel mutation in the C-propeptide region of the molecule. J Med Genet. Sep;39(9):661-5.

  • Patel DV, Snead MP, Satchi K (2002):Retinal arteriolar calcification in a patient with chronic renal failure. Br. J. Ophthalmol., 86, 1063

  • Sheard RM, Pope FM, Snead MP (2002): A novel ophthalmic presentation of the Proteus Syndrome. Ophthalmology, 119, 1192 - 1195.

  • Snead MP, Snead DRJ, Richards AJ, Poulson AV, Morris AHC, Scott JD (2002): Clinical, histological and ultrastructural studies of the posterior hyaloid membrane. Eye, 16, 447 - 453

  • Richards, AJ, Scott JD, Snead MP (2002): Molecular genetics of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Eye, 16, 388 - 392

  • Rennie CA, Newman DK., Snead MP., Flanagan DW (2001): Nd YAG laser treatment for premacular subhyaloid heamorrhage. Eye, 15 (4): 519 - 524.

  • Sheard RM, Snead MP (2001): Proteus Syndrome associated with ocular anomalies. Eye. 2001 Oct;15(Pt 5):690-1.

  • Jackson, TL., Thiagarajan, M., Murthy, R., Snead, MP., Wong, D., Williamson, TH.: (2001): Pupil block glaucoma in phakic and psuedophakic patients following vitrectomy with silicone oil injection. Am. J. Ophthalmol., 132, 414-416.

  • Richards, AJ., Martin, S., Yates, JRW., Baguley, DM., Pope, FM., Scott, JD., Snead MP.,(2000): Variations in the vitreous phenotype of Stickler syndrome can be caused by different amino acid substitutions in the X position of the type II collagen Gly-X-Y triple helix. Am. J. Hum. Gent. 67, 1083 - 1094.

  • Snead MP, Yates JRW, Scott JD, Baguley DM, Pope FM, Martin S, Richards AJ (2000): Clinical phenotypes of families with Stickler syndrome and mutations in either COL2A1 or COL11A1. Proc. Greenwood Genet. Center 19; 169.

  • Richards, AJ., Martin, S., Yates, JRW., Baguley, DM., Pope, FM., Scott, JD., Snead, MP.,(2000): COL2A1 exon 2 mutations: Relevance to the Stickler and Wagner syndromes.. Br. J. Ophthalmol., 84, 364 - 371

  • Snead, MP.(1999): Pneumatic retinopexy: new breaks for old? Editorial. Eye,13, 709 - 710.

  • Martin, S. Richards, AJ., Yates, JR., Scott, JD., Pope, M., Snead, MP (1999): Stickler syndrome: further mutations in COL11A1 and evidence for additional locus heterogeneity. Eur. J. Hum. Genet., 7, 807 - 814.

  • Snead, MP., Yates, JRW.(1999): Clinical and molecular genetics of Stickler syndrome. J. Med. Genet., 5, 353 - 359.

  • Snead, MP., Scott, JD. (1998): Results of primary retinal detachment surgery: A prospective audit.(letter). Eye, 12, 750-751.

  • Snead, MP., Snead, DRJ., Harrison, JB., Scott, JD (1997): Vitreous detachment and the posterior hyaloid membrane: a clinical, histological and ultrastructural study. Inv. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci., A3160 - B850.

  • Herbert, EN., Snead, MP. (1997): The importance of injection rate in achieving a single intraocular gas bubble. (letter). Eye, 11, 571 - 572.

  • Snead, MP., Yates, JRW., Williams, R., Payne, SJ., Pope, FM., Scott, JD. (1996): Stickler syndrome Type 2 and linkage to the COL11A1 gene. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci..,785, 331 - 332

  • Richards, AJ., Pope, FM., Yates, JRW., Scott, JD., Snead, MP. (1996): A family with Stickler syndrome Type 2 Has a Mutation in the COL11A1 Gene Resulting in the Substitution of Glycine 97 by Valine in 1(XI) Collagen. Hum. Mol. Genet., 5, 1339 - 1343.

  • Snead, MP. (1996): Hereditary vitreopathy. Eye, 10, 653 - 663

  • Snead, MP., Payne, SJ., Barton, DE.,Yates, JRW., Pope, FM., Temple, IK., Scott, JD. (1996): Masked confirmation of linkage between Type 1 congenital vitreous anomaly and COL 2A1 in Stickler syndrome . Graefe's Arch Clin and Exp Ophthalmol., 234, 720 - 721.

  • Snead, MP., Poulson, A., Newman, D., Scott, JD. (1995): Hereditary vitreo-retinal disease and the pseudo-posterior limiting layer syndrome. (letter) Graefe's Arch. Clin. Exp.Ophthalmol., 223, 805 - 806.

  • Newman DK., Snead, MP., Flanagan, DW., Scott, JD. (1995): Thrombolysis in patients with diabetes. (letter) B.M.J., 310, 100

  • Snead, MP., Payne, SJ.,Barton, DE.,Yates, JRW., Al-Imara, L., Pope, FM., Scott, JD. (1994): Stickler syndrome: correlation between vitreo-retinal phenotypes and linkage to COL 2A1. Eye, 8, 609 - 614.

  • Cheah, CKL, Snead, MP, Scott, JD. (1994): Cyclocryotherapy for chronic glaucoma after vitreoretinal surgery. eye, 8, 414 - 418.

  • Snead, MP., Snead, DRJ., Mahmood, A., Scott, JD. (1994): Vitreous detachment and the posterior hyaloid membrane: a clinicopathological study. Eye, 8, 204 - 209.

  • Snead, MP. (1993): Ocular therapy with silicone oils. Curr. Opin. Ophthalmol., 4, 36 -43.

  • Snead, MP., James, JN., Snead, DRJ., Robson, DK., Rizk, SNM. (1993): Orbital lymphomas and Castleman's disease. eye, 7, 84 - 88.

  • Snead, MP. (1993): Nodal points and capsulotomy size. J. Cataract Refract. Surg. (letter), 19, 669.

  • Winder, S., Snead, MP., Haworth, SM (1993): Prevention of retinal burns by using anterior chamber air. Eur. J. Implant Ref. Surg., 5, 272 - 273.

  • Snead, MP., Rubinstein, MP., Jacobs, PM. (1992): The optics of fundus examination. Surv. Ophthalmol., 36, 439 - 445.

  • Snead, MP., James, JN., Jacobs, PM. (1991): Vitrectomy, argon laser and gas tamponade for serous retinal detachment associated with an optic disc pit. Br. J. Ophthalmol., 75, 381 - 382.

  • Snead, MP., Hardman Lea, SJ., Rubinstein, MP., Reynolds, KR., Haworth, SM. (1991): Determination of the nodal point position in the pseudophakic eye. Ophthalmic Physiol. Opt., 11, 105 - 108.

  • Snead, MP., Hardman Lea, SJ., Rubinstein, MP., Reynolds, KR., Haworth, SM. (1991): Aniseikonia: A method of objective assessment in pseudophakia using geometric optics. Ophthalmic Physiol. Opt., 11, 109 - 112.

  • Snead, MP., James, JN., Clarke, MP., Jacobs, PM. (1991): Giant aneurysm of the internal carotid artery presenting as hemifacial spasm. Orbit, 10, 9 - 11.

  • Hardman Lea, SJ., Snead, MP., Loades, J., Rubinstein, MP. (1991): Microtropia versus bifoveal fixation in anisometropic amblyopia. eye, 5, 576 - 584.

  • Snead, MP., Rubinstein, MP., Hardman Lea, SJ., Haworth, SM. (1990): Calculated versus A scan result for axial length using different types of ultrasound tip. eye, 4, 718 - 722.

  • Vernon, SA., Hardman Lea, SJ., Snead, MP. (1990): White light interferometry in amblyopic children. eye, 4, 802 - 805.

  • Hardman Lea, SJ., Rubinstein, MP., Snead, MP., Haworth, SM. (1990): Pseudophakic accommodation? A study of capsular bag supported, one piece, rigid tripod or soft flexible implants. Br. J. Ophthalmol., 74, 22 - 25.

Books

  • Snead, MP. (1998): A guide to the use of the indirect ophthalmoscope. Keeler Instruments.

Chapters in Books

  • Snead MP (2013): Hereditary Vitreoretinopathies. Chapter in: The Vitreous in Health and Disease. Editor-in-Chief J Seebag. Springer. "In press"

  • Snead, MP (2013): Retinal detachment in childhood. Chapter in: Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 4th Edition. Editors Taylor D, Hoyt C. Elsevier Saunderrs, pages 530-42.

  • Meredith S, Snead MP (2011): Inherited Vitreoretinopathies. Chapter in "The Retina and its Disorders", Eds. Besharse JC and Bok DP, Elsevier (Academic Press) 252 – 262.

  • Meredith S, Snead MP (2009): Inherited Vitreoretinopathies. Enclycopaedia of the Eye, Ed. P Bishop, Elsevier.

  • Poulson AV, Snead MP (2006) Childhood Retinal Detachment. Chapter in Essentials in Ophthalmology: Pediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Genetics. Ed B Lorenz, AT Moore. Springer. 191-203

  • Snead, MP., Moore, AT. (1996): Assessment of the apparently blind infant. Chapter in: Recent advances in ophthalmology.Churchill Livingstone.

  • Snead, MP., Moore, AT. (1996): Retinal detachment in childhood. Chapter in: Paediatric Ophthalmology. Second edition, Ed. Taylor, D. Blackwell Scientific Publications, 627 - 639

  • Snead, MP (2005): Retinal detachment in childhood. Chapter in: Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Eds. Taylor, D, Hoyt C. Blackwell Scientific Publications. In Press.

  • Snead, MP (2005): Giant Retinal Tear. Chapter in: Essentials in Ophthalmology - Vitreoretinal Surgery, 89 - 100. Eds Kirchhof B and Wong D. Springer-Verlag.