The Research Foundation

Mission Statement

Since it's establishment in 1974, the Research Foundation has supported clinical research in the prevention and treatment of eye and ear diseases. It is the aim of the Research Foundation to develop new treatments for eye and ear conditions that will eliminate hearing and sight loss. This will lead to a better understanding of how to treat and prevent eye and ear disease which in turn will result in improved patient care and enhanced quality of life for patients.

Art Raffle

Upcoming raffle of artwork by Irish artists Sonja Landweer, Karen Ryan and Betty McCormack. Draw date will be held in the Research Department, Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital on Wednesday 14th December 2016.

Patient Information Leaflet

Information for patients attending the Clinical Diagnostic Unit.
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About Us

The Research Foundation in the Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital provides support for clinical research involving eye, ear, nose and throat diseases.

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There is an emphasis on clinical and translational research, where patient-focused laboratory investigations aim to improve patient care through the development of new treatments.

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Following the tragic AF447 Rio-Paris accident Dr Eithne Walls' family established a Research Fund in her memory.

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