Lessons from the Eye

How to Translate Your Basic Research into Clinical Applications - From August 10-14 Radboud University in Nijmegen is organizing a Summer School highlighting our translational research on retinal diseases.
» Lessons from the Eye

Ushering in New Therapies

A multidisciplinary group based in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre is forging new insights into potential treatments for Usher syndrome – one of the leading causes of deaf-blindness
» Ushering in New Therapies

The best publications 2014

The Vision Research community has made its decision to choose the best publications of the year 2014.
» The best publications 2014


Training the Next Generation of European Visual Neuroscientists
» NextGenVis

Ultrasound treatment device gains CE

EyeTechCare focused ultrasound treatment device gains CE mark extension to treat surgery-naive glaucoma - Use of the EyeOP1R device is now open to less advanced glaucoma
» Ultrasound treatment device gains CE

Current News

Nightstar receives U.S. and European Orphan Drug Designation for gene therapy to treat Choroideremia

April 17, 2015

NightstaRx Ltd ("Nightstar"), the biopharmaceutical company specialising in bringing therapies for... [more]

LSU Health New Orleans discovers retina protein that may help conquer blindness

April 16, 2015

Research led by Nicolas Bazan, MD, PhD, Boyd Professor and Director of the LSU Health New Orleans... [more]

Project financing:

April 15, 2015

Council agrees negotiating stance on European fund for strategic investments [more]

The brain works as a 'cyclops', ...

April 14, 2015

... compensating the optical differences between the eyes [more]

Innovation is about starts:

April 13, 2015

When ICT and ART connect [more]

Mystery of the reverse-wired eyeball solved

April 10, 2015

From a practical standpoint, the wiring of the human eye - a product of our evolutionary baggage -... [more]

7th European Innovation Summit

April 09, 2015

The 7th European Innovation Summit (7th EIS) is Knowledge4Innovation's annual flagship event taking... [more]

Vision Research in Europe

Visionary of the Quarter

Image Prof. José Cunha-Vaz
Prof. José Cunha-Vaz

Point in Focus

Image Award Session 2012

Two Awards – One Message: Promoting Excellence in Ophthalmology

The laureates of the European Vision Award and the Carl Zeiss European Young Investigator Award were honoured at the EVER meeting in Nice, France.

Read more about the Award Sessions

Research & Politics

White Book: A Vision for Horizon 2020

White Book: A Vision for Horizon 2020

"A European Strategic Roadmap for Vision Research and Ophthalmology published" - This White Book aims at convincing the major stakeholders in Europe that Vision Research and Ophthalmology is a discipline not only at the forefront of research but also at the forefront of translation of its scientific results into clinical practice.

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Young Researcher in Focus

Picture Eiko de Jong
Eiko de Jong

Read more about Eiko de Jong and his work in the field of vision research.