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!

Aalen Mobility Perception & Exploration Lab (AMPEL)

The aim of AMPEL is to evaluate the dynamic, cross-modal explorative capacity by tracking eye, head and body movements and additional auditory/vestibular parameters regarding positional and directional input.
» Aalen Mobility Perception & Exploration Lab (AMPEL)

Elephant cataract operation in the UK

Jim Carter, a specialist in veterinary ophthalmology, takes charge of the operation to remove the cataract
» Elephant cataract operation in the UK

European Retina Meeting 2017, 5th to the 7th October in Paris, France

This Meeting is aiming at bringing together the best specialists in vision, especially in retinal research, from all over the world to facilitate a wider exchange of ideas and concepts and to evoke stimulating discussions about the complex mechanisms that underlie retinal processing
» European Retina Meeting 2017, 5th to the 7th October in ...

Zapping between Channels in the Retina

Investigating the biological basis of vision: Neuroscientists from the Institute for Ophthalmic Research analyse the ‘division of labour’ in the retina.
» Zapping between Channels in the Retina

German Biotech Innovation Award 2017

German Biotech Innovation award goes to researcher François Paquet-Durand from the Tübingen Institute for Ophthalmic Research
» German Biotech Innovation Award 2017

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Dimitrios Christaras and his work in the field of vision research.

Current News

NIH to limit the amount of grant money a scientist can receive

May 26, 2017

For the first time, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) will restrict the amount of funding... [more]

Study suggests new way to prevent vision loss in diabetics and premature babies

May 24, 2017

Researchers at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, part of the University of Miami Miller School of... [more]

New chemical composition of 'poppers' linked to retinal damage

May 23, 2017

The new chemical composition of the legal high 'poppers' is linked to retinal damage at the back of... [more]

Pocket laboratories

May 22, 2017

Mobile phones are helping to take conventional laboratory-based science into the field, the... [more]

Professor Gary Rubin wins ARVO Oberdorfer Award for 2017

May 19, 2017

Congratulations to Professor Gary Rubin who has been awarded the Oberdorfer Award in Low Vision... [more]

Prof Sobha Sivaprasad appointed editor of Eye Journal

May 18, 2017

Professor Sobha Sivaprasad from the Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital, has... [more]

Fish eyes to help understand human inherited blindness

May 17, 2017

Discovery of a gene in zebrafish that triggers congenital blindness could lead to a suitable cure... [more]