Vision Research in Europe

Fight for a substantial improvement of European funding for Vision Research and Ophthalmology

In the next European Framework Programme "Horizon Europe" we need more financial support for research than in the previous programme. Help us to achieve this goal! Our mission is to fight for a substantial improvement of European funding for Vision Research and Ophthalmology in Horizon Europe
» Fight for a substantial improvement of European funding for Vision Research and Ophthalmology

Improved understanding of retinal bipolar cell function

Retinal bipolar cells are an almost perfect model for learning how sensory input is translated into meaningful output by a single class of neurons. By studying them, switchBoard offers new insights into visual signal processing which could benefit sight impairments.
» Improved understanding of retinal bipolar cell function

Frank Schaeffel will boost myopia research in Basel

Frank Schaeffel joins IOB from the University of Tübingen, where he has been University Professor and Head of the Section of Neurobiology of the Eye in the Institute for Ophthalmic Research Centre for Ophthalmology.
» Frank Schaeffel will boost myopia research in Basel

The best publications 2019

The Vision Research community has made its decision to choose the best publications of the year 2019.
» The best publications 2019

The Ida Mann 2020 special issue: Vision scientists breaking the glass ceiling

This special edition is celebrating some of the leading female vision scientists worldwide
» The Ida Mann 2020 special issue: Vision scientists breaking the glass ceiling

Botond Roska wins highly competitive grant for project “HURET”

Professor Botond Roska, Co-Director of the Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel (IOB) and Professor at the University of Basel, Faculty of Medicine, has won a € 2.5 million Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
» Botond Roska wins highly competitive grant for project “HURET”

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Young Researcher in Focus

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