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New pocket guide. "Marie Curie Actions in brief."

This pocket guide is designed to help researchers and research organizations identify those Marie Curie Actions that best match their profile and to give them enough detail to make the right first choice.

New alliance sees GlaxoSmithKline and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology share compound research

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and University College London’s Institute of Ophthalmology (UCL IoO) have entered into a three-year strategic collaboration to investigate new compounds to treat potentially sight-threatening disorders.

Here’s looking at you, fellow!

Humans and monkeys are experts in face recognition making them even more akin than previously thought.

Colour vision in an ancient vertebrate revealed

As humans, we take for granted that our vision works both in day light and when light is much reduced as at night, although we are aware that our ability to distinguish colours is considerably lessened as the light dims.

EVI-GenoRet Project successfully implemented

At the end of March 2009, after 4 years of EC support, the project ‘EVI-Genoret’ will be successfully implemented. EVI-Genoret was the largest consortium ever funded by the European Commission in the field of vision research.

Human Frontier Science Program

Call for Letters of Intent for Interdisciplinary Research Grants: Award Year 2010

The 2008 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard

The 2008 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard, released in October 2008, presents information on 2000 companies from around the world reporting major investments in R&D.

Ambient Assisted Living call for proposals published

The Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Joint Programme has launched its second call for proposals.

The Innovative Medicines Initiative continues into the next phase

Numerous Expressions of Interest by Applicant Consortia make the first stage of the IMI Joint Undertaking's Call for proposals a success

New CORDIS Homepage - Feedback Questionnaire

CORDIS provides information on a vast range of Research & Development activities at a European level.

Abbott buys Advanced Medical Optics

Advanced Medical Optics (AMO), the Allergan spin-off that went on to become one of the leading publicly traded companies in ophthalmology, will become part of Abbott Laboratories Inc. in a $2.8 billion acquisition.

Sirion seeks approval of ganciclovir for herpetic keratitis

The FDA has accepted for review a new drug application filed by Sirion Therapeutics Inc. for ganciclovir ophthalmic gel 0.15%.

Leading Vision Group supports International Rare Disease Day 2009

Leading Vision group Retina International has announced its support of the second annual International Rare Disease Day which will take place on Saturday February 28 2009.

World Glaucoma Day set for March 12

The World Glaucoma Association (WGA) and the World Glaucoma Patient Association (WGPA) have set March 12 as the second annual World Glaucoma Day.

Effects of Presynaptic Mutations on a Postsynaptic Cacna1s Calcium Channel Colocalized with mGluR6 at Mouse Photoreceptor Ribbon Synapses