Vision Research in Europe

New Video clip about the ERN-EYE

ERN-EYE is a network dedicated to Rare Eye Diseases, the leading cause of visual impairment and blindness in children and young adults in Europe.
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Why might reading make myopic?

About half of the students finishing high school in Germany are myopic. In myopia, the eye grows too long, and the focus of the image is in front of the retina. The visual scene is out of focus when people are looking at a distance. Myopia is the prize to pay for good education - statistically, one...
» Why might reading make myopic?

XVIIIth International Symposium on Retinal Degeneration

In the last decade, there has been a burst of information and insight into molecular, genetic and cellular mechanisms underlying inherited and age-related retinal degenerations.
» XVIIIth International Symposium on Retinal Degeneration

For a modern and competitive 2021-2027 EU budget

Within few months the EU Council will adopt the next Multiannual Financial Framework, which will set up the whole Union budget for 2021-27, as well as the funds allocation for each one of the main chapters, namely agriculture, cohesion and competitiveness, research and innovation.
» For a modern and competitive 2021-2027 EU budget

The Ophthalmologists Power List 2018

This is the third time we have tried to map the Top 100 most influential people in the world of ophthalmology. The list includes surgeons, scientists, engineers, CEOs and more, and each one of them has been voted for by you, our readers.
» The Ophthalmologists Power List 2018

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Christina Schwarz and her work in the field of vision research.

Latest News

Surgeon meets challenges of performing gene therapy

Audina M. Berrocal, MD, of Bascom Palmer Eye... Read more

European Commission adopts a Horizon 2020 Work Programme update for 2019

The revised Work Programme includes new calls for... Read more

The Human Brain Project seeks scientific chairs for 2019 workshops

The Human Brain Project (HBP)has launched a call... Read more

Research carried out in collaboration with IoO sheds light on the structure and function of neurons

Dr Tim Levine's and Dr Michael Tamkun's labs... Read more

Study identifies barriers and enablers of diabetic retinopathy screening

A new study, conducted as part of a NIHR-funded... Read more

One step closer to eye drops to treat AMD

Researchers are one step closer to developing eye... Read more

Dutch publishing giant cuts off researchers in Germany and Sweden

Negotiations with Elsevier have stalled over... Read more

MSCA 2018 Presidency conference dedicated workshop

Managing Researchers' Talents, Skills & Career... Read more

161 genetic factors for myopia identified

The international Consortium for Refractive Error... Read more

Bright future for 'chaotic' optical communications

Ground-breaking developments using optomechanical... Read more