The Research Foundation

Help Us to Help Others

Support our vital research work into eye disease, such as

  • Culturing of stem cells from the eye to benefit patients undergoing corneal transplant
  • A new study into ocular melanoma, an eye tumour which can result in loss of the eye
  • A study on the effects of smoking on macular degeneration

Lloyd Paul Aiello

New Frontiers Meeting in Ophthalmology | 12th June 2014
Diabetic Retinopathy - Education & Conference Centre, Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital.
Speakers include: Lloyd Paul Aiello (Harvard University), Mr Mark Cahill (Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital), Dr Reinhold Medina (Queens University Belfast), Mr David Keegan (Mater Misericordiae University Hospital & Mater Private Hospital) and Mr Rob Acheson (Mater Private Hospital).

Women's mini marathon

Women's Mini Marathon | 2 June 2014
Calling all ladies to sign up for the Flora Womens Mini Marathon on Monday 2nd June 2014 in support of the Eithne Walls Research Fund
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Art Raffle | December 2013
Paintings by Campbell Bruce HRHA and Carmel Mooney
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Fundraising Art Exhibition and Sale | 23-27 June 2013
Art exhibition & sale of paintings, drawings and sculpture in support of our vital research work in Eye and Ear disease
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New Frontiers Meeting in Ophthalmology | 27 June 2013
Corneal & Stem Cell Tissue Engineering Education & Conference Centre, Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital.
Speakers include: Prof C.Murphy & Mr B.Power (RVEEH), Dr C. Gallagher & Dr F. O'Sullivan (DCU), Prof F. O'Brien & Dr A. Cameron (RCSI), Dr K.Kavanagh (NUI, MAYNOOTH) Ms S.Masterson (IRISH MEDICINES BOARD)
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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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