Vision Research in Europe

The brain circuits that allow us to see in 3D already existed in our fish ancestors

The eyes are connected to the brain by the two optic nerves. What we see is captured by the retina that lines the back of our eyes and then sent along the nerves to regions of the brain that analyse and interpret the perceived images. In the retina, the neurons whose extensions (or axons) form the...
» The brain circuits that allow us to see in 3D already existed in our fish ancestors

Project Ophthalmo-AI Started: Intelligent, Cooperative Support for Diagnosis and Therapy in Ophthalmology

Today’s imaging technologies in ophthalmology are so advanced that retinal and vascular structures in the eye can be resolved with unprecedented precision in 2, 3 and even 4 dimensions. However, interpreting the image material for a therapy decision is a complex task that requires a lot of...
» Project Ophthalmo-AI Started: Intelligent, Cooperative Support for Diagnosis and Therapy in Ophthalmology

Colourful pictures from the mouse's point of view

Researchers at the University Medical Center Göttingen have studied how nerve cells in the eye react to different colour combinations. These new findings were published in the renowned scientific journal "Nature Communications".
» Colourful pictures from the mouse's point of view

European Research and Innovation Days

Bringing stakeholders together to shape future research and innovation policy.
» European Research and Innovation Days

FFB Award for IOB cone optogenetics gene therapy to reverse blindness

The Foundation Fighting Blindness has granted 600,000 USD to help Hendrik Scholl as principal investigator define a novel way of reversing blindness.
» FFB Award for IOB cone optogenetics gene therapy to reverse blindness

Multi-million funding boost for research into the origin and evolution of vision

ERC Advanced Grant: “From light detection to vision – revealing diversity of function of simple eyes and light-responsive behaviours to enlighten eye evolution”. Professor Gaspar Jekely, Neuroscience expert from the University of Exeter has been awarded the prestigious funding to investigate the...
» Multi-million funding boost for research into the origin and evolution of vision

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Arne F. Meyer and his work in the field of vision research.

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