Cutting-edge science at a unique location high over the banks of the river Danube

Young researchers and scientists from 14 countries attended the Young Researcher Vision Camp 2015. It took place from June 12th until June 14th, 2013. We met again at Castle Wildenstein.
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Novel IRD candidate genes

The list of novel IRD candidate genes has now been made public at the new ERDC website
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ZEISS Scientific Poster Awards at the Young Researcher Vision Camp 2015

The winners are (1) Niklas Domdei, (2) Kaushikaram Subramanian and (3) Jiri Pergner. ZEISS recognizes the winners for outstanding scientific contributions and awards excellence in research in vision and ophthalmology
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Unexpected cause of inherited color blindness identified

Mutations in the unfolded protein response regulator ATF6 cause the cone dysfunction disorder achromatopsia
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CHARLES RIVER Scientific Poster Award at the Young Researcher Vision Camp 2015

The winner is Anna-Marina van der Meer from Aachen, Germany with the topic on the establishment of a photoreceptor degeneration model in rabbits. CHARLES RIVER recognizes the winners for outstanding scientific contributions and awards excellence in research.
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Linking European and Chinese Research Infrastructures through the ORIENTplus project

July 02, 2015

For the last four years, the ORIENTplus project has been providing direct super-fast Internet... [more]


Good eyes but poor vision: An indistinct world for 1 in 20

July 01, 2015

Extremely poor vision can be caused by strabismus in early childhood or by a displaced optical axis. [more]


Eyes sealed shut

June 30, 2015

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ERA - European Research Area - Opening up to an ERA of Innovation

June 29, 2015

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Electron microscopes close to imaging individual atoms

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A world without color

June 25, 2015

Researchers find gene mutation that strips color, reduces vision [more]


Quantum technology probes ultimate limits of vision

June 24, 2015

Researchers hope to show whether human eye can detect a single photon — and its superposition. [more]


Vision Research in Europe

Visionary of the Quarter

Image Robert MacLaren
Prof. Robert MacLaren

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

Photo Pietro Farinelli
Pietro Farinelli

Read more about Pietro Farinelli and his work in the field of vision research.