Vision Research in Europe

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

Amazing new insights into the pathology of Usher syndrome

The Usher syndrome 1G protein SANS regulates gene splicing, particularly of other Usher syndrome genes
» Amazing new insights into the pathology of Usher syndrome

ZEISS Presentation Award @ Young Researcher Vision Camp 2021

The award ceremony at this year’s on-line Young Researcher Vision Camp saw only brilliant winners. The first prize went to Cologne for Gwen Musial talk of a novel tissue analysis. The 2nd and 3rd prize went to Tuebingen for Pietro de Angeli’s talk on CRISPR/Cas9-based rescue and Yannik Sauer’s...
» ZEISS Presentation Award @ Young Researcher Vision Camp 2021

The Quantum Sense in the Retina of Birds

New findings on magnetic sensing in birds are presented by an international team of researchers led by Oldenburg biologist Henrik Mouritsen. The results are published in the journal Nature.
» The Quantum Sense in the Retina of Birds

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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