Vision Research in Europe

Prestigious ERC Starting grant goes to Christina Schwarz

A prestigious ERC Starting grant goes to Christina Schwarz, PhD to explore Visual Processes with Two-Photon Ophthalmoscopy
» Prestigious ERC Starting grant goes to Christina Schwarz

Virginie Verhoeven awarded at the IMC 2019

The 2019 Josh Wallman Memorial Lecture & ZEISS Young Investigator Award for Myopia Research goes to Dr. Virginie Verhoeven (MD PhD) from the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
» Virginie Verhoeven awarded at the IMC 2019

Animal registries aim to reduce bias

Some advocates are betting that documenting experimental plans online will improve animal research, but uptake has been slow.
» Animal registries aim to reduce bias

Champalimaud Foundation’s 2019 Vision Award Winners

The Award recognizes three organizations who have overcome barriers of poverty and geography to address the eye care needs of disadvantaged populations in Brazil
» Champalimaud Foundation’s 2019 Vision Award Winners

Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg selected Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chair

A world-renowned expert in age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with the John A. Moran Eye Center’s Sharon Eccles Steele Center for Translational Medicine (SCTM) will hold a prestigious Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chair at the University of Utah.
» Steffen Schmitz-Valckenberg selected Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chair

University of Pittsburgh Receives $6 Million for Vision Restoration Research

The University of Pittsburgh received a $6 million grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to support the development of a cortical vision research program in the Pitt School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology.
» University of Pittsburgh Receives $6 Million for Vision Restoration Research

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