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Research Group of Aki Kawasaki

Clinical and research pupillometry for human subjects


Colordrome ganzfeld light stimulator is linked to a pupil tracking device which allows binocular realtime recording of pupil movement to a variety of controlled light stimuli.

Scientific Cooperations

  • Cooperation 1
    University of Iowa, Iowa City USA
  • Cooperation 2
    Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale of Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Cooperation 3
    INSERM, Montpellier France

Current Research Projects

  • Project 1
    Characterization of the pupil response to colored light stimuli in patients with outer and inner retinal disorders
  • Project 2
    Comparison of non-visual, light-dependent functions in healthy subjects and patients with retinal ganglion cell loss
  • Project 3
    Structural and functional relationship of the iris in normal eyes and sympathetically-denervated eyes
  • Project 4
    Extra-Pupillary Transmission of Light Plays a Role in Modulating Light Sensitivity and Pupil Size

Group Leader

Aki Kawasaki
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Hôpital Ophtalmique Jules Gonin

Avenue de France 15
1004 Lausanne

Phone: +41 21 626 8660
Fax: +41 21 626 8666


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