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!

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

Getting to know Blue Cone Monochromacy

Blue Cone Monochromacy (BCM), is a rare retinal disease apparent from birth. It is often misdiagnosed, or not diagnosed for many years, perhaps decades, of the patients’ life.
» Getting to know Blue Cone Monochromacy

Latest Therapeutic Developments for Retinal Degenerations

An international team of physicians and basic scientists from Johns Hopkins and Pittsburgh, from Switzerland, France, Germany Austria and the UK report in the Journal «Science Translational Medicine» about recent developments and break through results in developing therapy for such blinding diseases.
» Latest Therapeutic Developments for Retinal Degenerations

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

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

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January 20, 2017

Girls with a rare genetic disorder caused by mutations in a gene known as Nf1 are much more likely... [more]

Brexit vote drives UK academics to think about leaving

January 18, 2017

A survey of more than 1,000 UK-based university staff suggests that the country’s vote to leave the... [more]

SRI scientists find mechanism behind side effects in vision-loss treatment

January 16, 2017

A common class of drugs for vision loss may actually add to the problem in some patients, according... [more]

What does 2017 hold for science?

January 13, 2017

Expect researchers to glimpse an event horizon, continue striving for quantum supremacy and brace... [more]

Study shows potential of assistive technology to improve quality of life for the visually impaired.

January 11, 2017

A unique wearable artificial vision device may help people who are legally blind "read" and... [more]

New life hack for de-blurring visual images without glasses

January 09, 2017

An international team of neuroscientists has shown that a person's ability to see fine visual... [more]

The ultimate experiment:

January 06, 2017

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