OptiVisT Workshop in Groningen

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From June 20 until June 24th 2022, our EU program OptiVisT will hold its first in-person workshop in Groningen. We’re looking forward to the presentations of our early stage researchers, as well as the symposium “From Insights to Solutions”. In … Continued

EU training program EGRET-AAA awarded

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The European Union has awarded our EU training program EGRET-AAA. The latter stands for European Glaucoma REsearch Training program for Accelerating the Approach to Advanced Glaucoma. EGRET-AAA will produce innovative treatments to protect and restore vision in patients with progressive eye disease glaucoma. By using revolutionary … Continued

Keeping an eye out on the visual field

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Perimetry, – the measurement of retinal sensitivity at different visual field locations–is an essential and often used procedure in ophthalmology. The most common technique for this is Standard Automated Perimetry. For various reasons, this technique is less suitable for use … Continued

As time goes by …..

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How does the brain of patients with the ophthalmic disease glaucoma change over time? In a paper published in “Frontiers in Human Neuroscience”, Shereif Haykal and co-authors show that over a period of several years, the visual pathways of glaucoma … Continued

Promise project nominated

The Promise project, a collaboration of UMCG’s LEO, Royal Dutch Visio, the RUG, and Reperio has been nominated for the Health Valley Bridge price. The price highlights projects that use technology to ensure longer independent living. The SONDA technology for … Continued

Blurred emotions

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Sensory loss in either the eyes or the ears affects our ability to recognize emotions, but does loss in both eyes and ears further worsen our ability to interpret multisensory signals? In a recent paper published in the journal “Vision … Continued

With an eye to the future

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University Medical Centre Groningen’s (UMCG) Laboratory of Experimental Ophthalmology (LEO) and Bulbitech AS to collaborate on the evaluation of eye-movement based ophthalmic screening techniques. Facilitated by an equipment grant from the UMCG, the Laboratory of Experimental Ophthalmology (LEO) has signed … Continued

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OptiVisT Workshop in Groningen

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From June 20 until June 24th 2022, our EU program OptiVisT will hold its first in-person workshop in Groningen. We’re looking forward to the presentations of our early stage researchers, as well as... READ MORE

EU training program EGRET-AAA awarded

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The European Union has awarded our EU training program EGRET-AAA. The latter stands for European Glaucoma REsearch Training program for Accelerating the Approach to Advanced Glaucoma. EGRET-AAA will produce innovative treatments to protect and restore vision in patients with... READ MORE

Keeping an eye out on the visual field

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Perimetry, – the measurement of retinal sensitivity at different visual field locations–is an essential and often used procedure in ophthalmology. The most common technique for this is Standard Automated Perimetry. For various reasons,... READ MORE

As time goes by …..

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How does the brain of patients with the ophthalmic disease glaucoma change over time? In a paper published in “Frontiers in Human Neuroscience”, Shereif Haykal and co-authors show that over a period of... READ MORE