Vision Research in Europe

Interdisciplinary project "Maintaining sharp vision even in old age"

Carl Zeiss Foundation supports interdisciplinary project "Maintaining sharp vision even in old age" at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen
»  Interdisciplinary project "Maintaining sharp vision even in old age"

Retina International Change in Leadership

Joint statement from Ms. Christina Fasser, outgoing President, and Mr. Franz Badura, newly instated Chairperson of Retina International
» Retina International Change in Leadership

New mechanism of disease discovered for Retinitis Pigmentosa

A paper published in The American Journal of Human Genetics presents the results of a study by researchers at UCL IoO and Moorfields Eye Hospital
» New mechanism of disease discovered for Retinitis Pigmentosa

World Sight Day on 8 October!

World Sight Day, held on the second Thursday of October each year marks an important day to bring together colleagues from around the world to promote and advocate for eye health preservation.
» World Sight Day on 8 October!

eXcellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award (XOVA) 2020

This year, a record number of 156 non-profit eye health initiatives from 38 countries were submitted - Congratulations to the XOVA Winners 2020
» eXcellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award (XOVA) 2020

Tools to study congenital brain malformations and vision disorders in organoids

"It is an exciting time for personalized medicine. We expect there to be rapid innovations to further develop brain and retina organoid protocols for high-throughput screening, as well as toward near-physiological completeness, and single-cell genomic technologies are in place to resolve...
» Tools to study congenital brain malformations and vision disorders in organoids

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Reena Chopra and her work in the field of vision research.

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Upcoming Events

RD 20/20 - XIXth International Symposium on retinal Degeneration

20.10.2020 - 25.10.2020


ISER International Society of Eye Research - 2020 Biennial Meeting

25.10.2020 - 29.10.2020


Retina 2020

06.11.2020


AAO 2020

14.11.2020 - 17.11.2020


100th Congresso Nazionale SOI

25.11.2020 - 28.11.2020


25th Winter Meeting of ESCRS

19.02.2021 - 21.02.2021


ARVO Annual Meeting 2021

02.05.2021 - 06.05.2021


19th SOI International Congress

19.05.2021 - 22.05.2021


The European Human Genetics Conference 2021

12.06.2021 - 15.06.2021


114. SOG Jahreskongress

26.08.2021 - 27.08.2021


39th Congress of ESCRS

18.09.2021 - 22.09.2021


DOG 2021 – 119. Kongress der DOG

30.09.2021 - 03.10.2021


According to the worlwide COVID 19 pandemic severe changes in upcoming events are possible - please inform yourself carefully at the respective host website

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