Dr Jared Ching first completed a Master's of Pharmacy at the University at the University of East Anglia, investigating novel anti-tumour drugs under Professor Mark Searcey. After obtaining Membership of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, he studied Medicine at the University of Bristol, while working as a Locum Pharmacist. He subsequently pursued a Research Fellowship at the Departments of Neurosurgery and Neurology at the University of Melbourne.
He was then appointed as an Academic Foundation Doctor at the Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen and worked in the fields of neural stem cell and glioblastoma electric field cell migration under Professor Colin McCaig. He then took up a post as a Specialist Registrar in Ophthalmology in the East of England, before being awarded a NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship at the University of Cambridge where he undertook further laboratory and animal research in the John Van Geest Centre for Brain Repair and MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit.
Having obtained the Certificate of Completion of Training in Ophthalmology, required to work as a Consultant Ophthalmologist in the UK, Dr Ching currently works as a Fellow in Ocular Oncology at Moorfields Eye Hospital and as Co-Principle Investigator with Professor Zhong You, investigating novel surgical devices for ocular surgery.