Our Research

December 11, 2018

A huge congratulations to all honours students from The John Curtin School of Medical Research, The Australian National University, who celebrated their graduation today. Personally I would like to say how proud I am of our 3 honours graduates Jacob De Puit, Catherine...

December 10, 2018

On a stunning Spring afternoon, three members of the Clear Vision Laboratory (Riccardo
Natoli, Nilisha Fernando, and myself Joshua Chu-Tan) headed to Thoroughbred Park dressed
to the nines for a day at the races with Retina Australia. As invitees to their annual event...

November 28, 2018

Little interaction exists between high school students and university researchers. Nilisha Fernando, Jacob De Puit and I attempted to bridge this gap by organising a visit to Melrose High School to have a conversation with the Year 8 students about our research. This v...

October 8, 2018

In September 2018, I had the privilege of travelling to Ireland to attend the XVIII International Symposium on Retinal Degeneration (RD), followed by the XXIII Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Eye Research (ISER). The RD meeting was held in Southern Ir...

September 24, 2018

If you were asked, what was the one sense that you couldn't live without, most of you would have immediately thought of your sight. That is because our vision plays an integral role into how we perceive the world around us. Without research into the prevention of visio...

September 24, 2018

Congratulations to Josh and Riccardo for their recent publication accepted into Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science. You can see the paper in its entirety here:

https://iovs.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2697350

MicroRNA-124 (miR-124) is one of the m...

September 21, 2018

Authors: Fernando N*, Wooff Y*, Aggio-Bruce, Chu-Tan J, Jiao H, Dietrich C, Rutar M, Rooke M, Menon D, Eells JT, Valter K, Board PG, Provis J, Natoli R.

* = Shared first authorship

Congratulations to Yvette Wooff (pictured) and Nilisha Fernando from Clear Vision Research...

September 20, 2018

The Clear Vision Research Laboratories at The John Curtin School of Medical Research and The ANU Medical School were delighted to host Robin Poke (President) and Jan James (Secretary) from the ACT branch of Retina Australia. Retina Australia is a volunteer philanthropi...

September 3, 2018

I would like to thank ANU alumna Dr Suan Tan for her generous donation to the ANU and to support the Clear Vision Research Initiative to foster the next generation of vision researchers through the K.T. Tan PhD Scholarship. This PhD scholarship is named in honour of Dr...

One of the great things about research is being able to share our ideas with the next generation of thinkers. This was very true on our recent trip to visit the Yr 1 class at Bungendore Primary School in July, 2018. Members of the Clear Vision Research Team (Dr Riccard...

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