Vision Research in Europe

Nature Research Award for Driving Global Impact for Tom Baden

Tom Baden's work into the neuroscience of vision has earned him the inaugural Nature Research Award for Driving Global Impact.
» Nature Research Award for Driving Global Impact for Tom Baden

European Reference Networks (ERNs) are opening now to new members

The healthcare providers in Europe have two months from todayto join existing ERNsto apply to become a member ofone of the 24 Networks.The call is an opportunity to enlarge the geographical coverage of the existing Networks,particularly from those Member States that are currently less represented....
» European Reference Networks (ERNs) are opening now to new members

Two high Awards for Franz Badura from the German Pro Retina

The work of Franz Badura in the last centuries to help people suffering from inherited retinal degeneration was honored.
» Two high Awards for Franz Badura from the German Pro Retina

WHO launches first World report on vision

At least 2.2 billion people have vision impairment or blindness, of which over 1 billion cases could have been prevented or have yet to be addressed
» WHO launches first World report on vision

Sight, Hearing and Balance the top three senses?

New study suggests that the general public rank sight, hearing and balance as top three senses - Cross section of adults from the UK public rank sight, hearing and balance as top three most valuable out of eight human senses.
» Sight, Hearing and Balance the top three senses?

New UCL-Poland partnership to advance the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases

UCL's Institute of Ophthalmology and the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences have formed a research partnership to develop international scientific communities to combat blindness in an ageing society.
» New UCL-Poland partnership to advance the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Martial Mbefo and his work in the field of vision research.

Latest News

Johns Hopkins researchers develop new way to deliver sight-saving gene therapy to the retina

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Third of children who need glasses aren't wearing them

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New study on gene modulation may help prevent blindness

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Researchers find potential new treatment for diabetic retinopathy

About one in three diabetic patients develops... Read more

Quantum gold rush: the private funding pouring into quantum start-ups

Robert Schoelkopf spent more than 15 years... Read more

Two different treat-and-extend protocols with aflibercept in wet AMD suggest fewer injections

Researchers at the Helsinki Retina Research Group... Read more

New study suggests that the UK general public rank sight, hearing and balance as top three senses

Which of our senses is most important to us? We... Read more

First EJP RD General Assembly

The European Joint Program on Rare Diseases (EJP... Read more

How older adults can make life easier and safer despite declining vision

The number of older Americans with low vision is... Read more

App can detect 'white eye' in children's photos to spot possible problems

A team of researchers from Baylor University, with... Read more