Vision Research in Europe

Sonogenetic for vision restoration

Professor Serge Picaud supervised a study that, for the first time, demonstrated the use of high-frequency ultrasonic stimulation after ectopic expression of a mechanosensitive ion channel of large conductance (MscL) to activate the visual cortex. MscL was expressed in vivo in both rat retinal...
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Toward a virtual human retinal organoid

Professor Hendrik Scholl co-authored a Nature Biotechnology publication. The study characterized retinal organoids by integrating iterative indirect immunofluorescence imaging with a computational approach, dense single-cell RNA sequencing, and a single-cell assay for transposase-accessible...
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An overview of the imaging modalities and criteria used to characterize fibrosis in nAMD

Professor Sascha Fauser supervised a review article presenting the imaging modalities and criteria currently used to detect and quantify fibrosis in neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD). The study reveals significant heterogeneity in the current characterization of fibrosis. Most...
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Serum biomarkers for retinal neurodysfunction

Professor José Cunha-Vaz, a member of the European Consortium for the Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy (EUROCONDOR), contributed to a study evaluating the utility of serum glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) and neurofilament light chain (NfL) in identifying and monitoring retinal...
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Latest News

Hendrik Scholl receives honorary doctorate from Semmelweis University

On 16.11.2023, Prof. Dr. Hendrik Scholl was... Read more

Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research 2024

Professor Cuhna-Vaz has been awarded with the... Read more

Kupfer Award 2024

Hendrik Scholl, Director of IOB’s Clinical Center,... Read more

Clinical trial suggests pegcetacoplan may slow onset of age-related macular degeneration

An international team of researchers has found via... Read more

Algorithm identifies early vascular disease using photos of the eye

Researchers at the University and the University... Read more

Glaucoma: Seeing the light at the end of the tunne

Reduced blood flow and impaired neurovascular... Read more

Implanted chip, natural eyesight coordinate vision in study of macular degeneration

Two years ago, a Stanford researcher and his team... Read more

Open-access publishing fees deter researchers in the global south

Authors in low-income countries rarely published... Read more

Ocuphire Pharma completes enrollment in MIRA-3 Pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial for Nyxol in RM

The company completed enrollment ahead of schedule... Read more

Choroidal thickness reduced for individuals with migraine

Mahdi Gouravani, from the Tehran University of... Read more

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