New Head at the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh looks forward to the arrival of noted French scientist José-Alain Sahel, MD, who assumes chairmanship of the Department of Ophthalmology on July 1st, 2016
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Consultation on FET Flagships for Horizon 2020 next Work Programme on Sensory Restoration

This consultation aimed at identifying great research ideas that could lead to new technologies. Could they become real if Europe's best minds are put together to work on it?
» Consultation on FET Flagships for Horizon 2020 next Work ...

ARVO is increasing the accessibility of their open access journals

ARVO has always been committed to making vision research widely available to the scientific and clinical communities.
» ARVO is increasing the accessibility of their open access ...

Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of AMD and Retinal Diseases

ALLIANCE FOR EYE AND VISION RESEARCH in conjunction with several partner organisations continues education about eye and vision research with a Briefing that begins the second annual Emerging Vision Scientists Day on Capitol Hill held during International AMD Awareness Week 2016 and Healthy Aging Month
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Zebrafish reveal the ups and downs of vision

Researchers from the Centre for Developmental Neurobiology at King’s College London have shed light on how we perceive and recognise specific visual stimuli.
» Zebrafish reveal the ups and downs of vision

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Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Daniel Manraj Maloney and his work in the field of vision research.

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