Vision Research in Europe

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

Understand how human cell types develop, vary between individuals, and fail in disease

We are in the midst of a fascinating journey to understand the cellular phenotypes that compose human bodies and how the human genome is used to build and maintain each cell.
» Understand how human cell types develop, vary between individuals, and fail in disease

Prestigious ERC Starting grant goes to Christina Schwarz

A prestigious ERC Starting grant goes to Christina Schwarz, PhD to explore Visual Processes with Two-Photon Ophthalmoscopy
» Prestigious ERC Starting grant goes to Christina Schwarz

Virginie Verhoeven awarded at the IMC 2019

The 2019 Josh Wallman Memorial Lecture & ZEISS Young Investigator Award for Myopia Research goes to Dr. Virginie Verhoeven (MD PhD) from the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
» Virginie Verhoeven awarded at the IMC 2019

Animal registries aim to reduce bias

Some advocates are betting that documenting experimental plans online will improve animal research, but uptake has been slow.
» Animal registries aim to reduce bias

Champalimaud Foundation’s 2019 Vision Award Winners

The Award recognizes three organizations who have overcome barriers of poverty and geography to address the eye care needs of disadvantaged populations in Brazil
» Champalimaud Foundation’s 2019 Vision Award Winners

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

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

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