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VHI Women’s Mini Marathon 2020

Calling all ladies to sign up for the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon 2020 in support of the Eithne Walls Research Fund. Taking place on Sunday, 31st May 2020. We had such a great turnout last year, and a fantastic day was had by all. We would love you to join us! Click here to find … Continued

VII New Frontiers in Ophthalmology Meeting 2019 – Registration Closed

Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus 9.30 – 13.00, Thursday 20th June 2019, Education & Conference Centre, Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital This year’s New Frontiers in Ophthalmology Meeting provides a focus on Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus and will host presentations from leading experts from Ireland and abroad. This meeting is awarded 4 CPD Credits from … Continued

‘Targeting ocular inflammation in dry eye disease with novel microRNA-based therapeutics’ Dr. Emily Greenan

Dry eye disease (DED) is the most common patient presentation that ophthalmologists encounter, affecting 5-30% of the population aged 50 and over worldwide – this is more than that of Type II Diabetes, cancer, and heart-related problems. In its mildest form, DED can cause discomfort, irritation and vision distortion. In its severest form it can … Continued

‘Genotype-Phenotype correations of patients with ABCA4 mutations seen at the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital’, Dr. Niamh Wynne

There are an estimated 5000 patients in Ireland suffering from an inherited retinal disease (IRD). The goal of our collaborative study ‘Target 5000’,  through genetic diagnosis, to better enable these 5000 individuals to obtain a clearer understanding of their condition and improved access to potentially life changing therapies. There are up to 800 people living … Continued

Attention Researchers – Health Research Regulations 2018

The Health Research Regulations were announced in 2018  to correlate with introduction of GDPR These Regulations give effect to GPDR in relation to all health research, and it is important for Researchers to familiarise themselves with the responsibilities under the Regulations. Under the Regulations, Health Research can be defined as: Experimental, translational and clinical research … Continued

Winner of the ICO/Novartis Eye Research Bursary 2018-19 Announced

Dr Emily Grennan has been awarded the ICO/Novartis Research Bursary for 2018-19 for her research project ‘Targeting Ocular Inflammation in Dry eye Disease with Novel MicroRNA-based Therapeutics’. The research focusing on ocular inflammation in dry eye disease will be carried out between the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Dublin and the Royal College of … Continued

Eithne Walls Research Meeting, 20 June 2019

This year’s Eithne Walls Research Meeting  took place in the Education & Conference Centre, Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital, from 2pm to 5.00pm on the 20th of June 2019.   Innovative and engaging presentations were delivered on the day. Congratulations to all who participated. Click here to see this year’s winners.   Click here … Continued

Dr. Alan Mooney Circle

Dr. Alan Mooney, Consultant Ophthalmologist was the driving force behind the founding of the Research Foundation in 1974. His foresight and vision are honoured everyday the Research Foundation continues its work in spearheading research in the prevention and treatment of eye and ear diseases. €1,000.00 – €10,000.00 Annual networking event with key speaker Website Donor … Continued

Adelaide Circle

Located on Adelaide Road, Dublin 2, the Research Foundation is annexed to the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, built in 1901 in the Queen Anne inspired symmetrical design by Carroll & Batchelor. It remains one of the most recognisable buildings in Dublin, and part of the historical fabric of the city. €10,000.00 – €50,000.00 … Continued

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