Vision Research in Europe

EVI Top List of Women in European Vision Research and Ophthalmology 2021

The European Vision Institute is thrilled to announce the “TOP LIST of excellent Women in European Vision Research and Ophthalmology 2021”.
» EVI Top List of Women in European Vision Research and Ophthalmology 2021

Tracking the traces of light in the short-lived memory of the eyes

The traces light leaves on the retina close gaps in visual perception and provide continuity in knowing what is where as we move.
» Tracking the traces of light in the short-lived memory of the eyes

Scientists discover gene therapy provides neuroprotection to prevent glaucoma vision loss

A form of gene therapy protects optic nerve cells and preserves vision in mouse models of glaucoma, according to research supported by NIH's National Eye Institute. The findings suggest a way forward for developing neuroprotective therapies for glaucoma, a leading cause of visual impairment and...
» Scientists discover gene therapy provides neuroprotection to prevent glaucoma vision loss

Breakthrough in research on age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the commonest cause of blindness in developed countries affecting seven million in total in Germany, from which 500,000 people are suffering from late stage disease, around half of whom are registered as visually impaired. There are two forms of AMD, ‘wet’...
» Breakthrough in research on age-related macular degeneration

Success at planning committee for new world-leading eye care, research and education centre

Camden Council have made a resolution to grant planning permission for a new centre which will bring patient-centred eye care, cutting-edge research and exemplary education all under one roof in the heart of the Knowledge Quarter.
» Success at planning committee for new world-leading eye care, research and education centre

Neurobiology: How mice see their habitat

Researchers from Munich and Tübingen have developed an open-source camera system that maps the natural environment as rodents see it.
» Neurobiology: How mice see their habitat

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Barbara Świątczak and her work in the field of vision research.

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European Research and Innovation Days 2021:

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Three Deputy Director roles re-appointed at the IoO in London

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