New President of the European Glaucoma Society

Professor Ted Garway-Heath elected as European Glaucoma Society President
» New President of the European Glaucoma Society

FFB announces new funding

Foundation Fighting Blindness Announces $6M in New Funding for Inherited Retinal Disease Research
» FFB announces new funding

FDA advisers back gene therapy for rare form of blindness

Advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have paved the way for the agency’s first approval of a gene therapy to treat a disease caused by a genetic mutation.
» FDA advisers back gene therapy for rare form of blindness

Professor Graeme Black honoured by the Queen

Professor Graeme Black, Honorary Consultant at Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and Professor in Genetics and Ophthalmology at The University of Manchester has been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE).
» Professor Graeme Black honoured by the Queen

Professor Christian Hamel is deceased

Professor Christian Hamel died on Tuesday 15 August at the age of 62 years. He was a leading researcher, who made Montpellier to a center of excellence.
» Professor Christian Hamel is deceased

The Young Researcher Vision Camp 2017

Young Academics have to understand that connections are essential for a successful career. That’s the lessons to be learnt at the Young Researcher Vision Camp (YRVC).
» The Young Researcher Vision Camp 2017

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Ana Ruiz López and her work in the field of vision research.

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