Hereditary Retinal Disorders at the German Parliament in Berlin

A parliamentary evening with guests from politics, science, patients and industry organized by the project "HOPE"
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Three ARVO Achievement Awards 2014 go to the EU

The ARVO Achievement Awards honor individuals for their exceptional contributions to ophthalmology and visual science.
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Research To See

A cinematic portrait of the Institute for Ophthalmic Research in Tuebingen, Germany
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Thoughts on Gene Therapy for Retinal Diseases

Dr. Robert McLaren Oxford trial that improved vision in choroideremia raises hopes that gene therapy may be applied to common causes of blindness
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Green light for new EU rules on clinical trials

April 02, 2014

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Vision Research in Europe

Visionary of the Quarter

Image Farhad Hafezi
Prof. Farhad Hafezi

Point in Focus

Image Award Session 2012

Two Awards – One Message: Promoting Excellence in Ophthalmology

The laureates of the European Vision Award and the Carl Zeiss European Young Investigator Award were honoured at the EVER meeting in Nice, France.

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Research & Politics

White Book: A Vision for Horizon 2020

White Book: A Vision for Horizon 2020

"A European Strategic Roadmap for Vision Research and Ophthalmology published" - This White Book aims at convincing the major stakeholders in Europe that Vision Research and Ophthalmology is a discipline not only at the forefront of research but also at the forefront of translation of its scientific results into clinical practice.

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Young Researcher in Focus

Picture Miriam Reisenhofer
Miriam Reisenhofer

Read more about Miriam Reisenhofer and her work in the field of vision research.