Vision Research in Europe

10th Picture Competition in Vision Research & Ophthalmology

Send us your best photo to illustrate the fascination of clinical and basic research in ophthalmology and win attractive prizes.
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Vision and Physiological Optics Conference in Athens 2018

Report on the 9th European edition of the Vision and Physiological Optics Conference took place in Athens from the 29th to the 31st of August.
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Gene therapy breakthrough wins world's largest vision award

Seven scientists in the United States and Britain who have come up with a revolutionary gene therapy cure for a rare genetic form of childhood blindness won a 1 million Euro. The 2018 António Champalimaud Vision Award winners, who have transformed medical care with their work, are: Jean Bennett,...
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Researchers reverse congenital blindness in mice

Researchers funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI) have reversed congenital blindness in mice by changing supportive cells in the retina called Müller glia into rod photoreceptors. The findings advance efforts toward regenerative therapies for blinding diseases such as age-related macular...
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Artificial intelligence equal to experts in detecting eye diseases

An artificial intelligence (AI) system, which can recommend the correct referral decision for more than 50 eye diseases, as accurately as experts has been developed by Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, DeepMind Health and UCL.
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Wills Eye Sponsors First U.S. Study of Device for Blind Retinitis Pigmentosa Patients

Wills Eye Hospital has been given Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to begin an early feasibility study (EFS) to implant the RETINA IMPLANT Alpha AMS sub-retinal device in patients blind due to Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP).
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Young Researcher in Focus

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