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Vision Research has to become a top priority on the agenda of all decision makers in Europe!

An impairment of vision or even complete blindness has a debilitating impact on the quality of life of the affected person, their relatives and friends and to the economic and social systems as a whole. This factor stimulated many European countries to dedicate resources to investigate the visual system and the underlying processes. Hence, the current social and economic developments and requirements in Europe necessitate for a better support, coordination and orientation of research in the field of visual sciences.

Key steps are a better integration of basic, clinical and applied research efforts, a clear definition of policies and guidelines, an efficient collaboration between the public and private sector together with a substantial increase of information and knowledge transfer activities.

Vision in the European Focus

New study decodes the molecular diversity of neurons in the zebrafish retina

Retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) are the bottleneck through which all visual impressions flow from the retina to the brain. A team from the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, University of California Berkeley and Harvard University created a molecular catalog that describes the different types of...
» New study decodes the molecular diversity of neurons in the zebrafish retina

The best Publications of the Year 2020

We are searching for the most impressing publication in Vision Research and Ophthalmology in 2020.
» The best Publications of the Year 2020

Retinal Medicine Clinical Research - Funding Call 2021

The Retinal Medicine Clinical Research Award is an annual initiative sponsored by EURETINA to support and encourage independent clinical research in the field of retinal medicine.
» Retinal Medicine Clinical Research - Funding Call 2021

UCL Institute of Ophthalmology Annual Review 2019-2020 is out

We are very pleased to have launched the IoO Annual Review, covering some of the outstanding work we achieved in the 2019-2020 academic year.
» UCL Institute of Ophthalmology Annual Review 2019-2020 is out