Hatice Nida Sen, M.D., MHS is the director of the Uveitis and Ocular Immunology Fellowship Program at the National Eye Institute (NEI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Sen obtained her M.D. from Hacettepe University of Turkey and MHS from Duke University. She completed her ophthalmology residency at George Washington University and her uveitis fellowship at the National Eye Institute.
Dr. Sen continues to design and manage clinical trials (of Phase 1, 2 and 3) at the NEI Clinical Center. She is the principal investigator on several clinical trials on new treatment methods for ocular inflammatory diseases. Dr. Sen is an associate investigator in many other clinical trails focusing on understanding the mechanisms of ocular inflammatory disorders such as uveitis associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), Behcet’s disease or sarcoidosis. Currently, Dr. Sen is actively involved in the MUST (Multicenter Uveitis Systemic Treatment) trial and SUN (Standardization of Uveitis Nomenclature) working group here at the NEI.