The Vision Camp comes back in 2017!

We are proud to announce the next "Young Researcher Vision Camp " next year from June 30th until July 2nd, 2017
» The Vision Camp comes back in 2017!

Marie Curie Alumni Association Meeting 2017

The Marie Curie Alumni Association (MCAA) invites young researchers to our General Assembly and Annual Conference in Salamanca from 24-24 March 2017.
» Marie Curie Alumni Association Meeting 2017

Scientists urge boycott of U.S. meetings

A growing number of researchers is calling for a boycott of U.S. scientific meetings to protest the immigration policies of the new Trump administration.
» Scientists urge boycott of U.S. meetings

Identification of gene defects

Identification of gene defects leading to non-progressive and progressive ocular diseases in the Near East
» Identification of gene defects

The best publications 2016

The Vision Research community has made its decision to choose the best publications of the year 2016.
» The best publications 2016

Myopia, level of education and cognitive performance

Environmental factors, particularly educational behavior, are more strongly linked to shortsightedness than is cognitive performance.
» Myopia, level of education and cognitive performance

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Gavin Taylor and his work in the field of vision research.

Current News

Zapping between channels in the retina

March 29, 2017

Visual information is processed long before it reaches the brain. As early as in the retina,... [more]

Commission simplifies Horizon 2020

March 28, 2017

The European Commission will further simplify participation in Horizon 2020, the EU's research and... [more]

Myopia cell discovered in retina

March 27, 2017

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a cell in the retina that may cause myopia when it... [more]

Anti-cell death agent a potential treatment for vision loss associated with MS

March 24, 2017

New therapeutic agent tested in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis [more]

Commission improves funding conditions for EU-funded researchers

March 23, 2017

Researchers working on EU-funded research and innovation projects will receive at least as much... [more]

Large increase in eye injuries linked to laundry detergent pods among young children

March 22, 2017

Between 2012 and 2015, the number of chemical burns to the eye associated with laundry detergent... [more]

New peptide could improve treatment for vision-threatening disease

March 20, 2017

Johns Hopkins researchers report that a new peptide holds promise for improving treatment for... [more]