A team led by Dr Konstantinos Balaskas at Moorfields Eye Hospital Ophthalmic Reading Centre and Clinical AI hub has developed a fully automated, deep-learning model that can detect and quantify geographic atrophy using standard eye scans.
Developed entirely in-house by the artificial intelligence (AI) team at Moorfields, this will be hugely beneficial to clinicians caring for patients with GA, providing a reliable and fast way to assess the severity of geographic atrophy, how quickly it progresses and how well it is responding to treatment.
Together with our partners at Moorfields Eye Charity, we are delighted to announce that Dr Patrick Yu Wai Man has been awarded our first Advanced Fellowship for his work to evaluate patient outcomes and therapies for inherited diseases affecting the optic nerve.
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Partial recovery of visual function in a blind patient after optogenetic therapy using light sensing proteins, first found in algae.
This is the first reported case of partial functional recovery in a neurodegenerative disease after optogenetic therapy.
New research led by Prof. Paul Foster and the UK Biobank Eye and Vision Consortium shows an increased risk of age-related macular degeneration linked to air pollution. The study was published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology.
The Gene Vision website has been created by researchers, clinicians and patient charities to provide a trustworthy open-access resource for information on Rare Genetic Eye disease.
Over 500 people attended the online patient information event on 16th November, marking Charles Bonnet Syndrome awareness day and 5 years since the launch of Esme's Umbrella.
Our colleagues at UCL are looking for your ideas about how technology could improve health and quality of life in our aging population .
We were proud to support the 2020 Bloomsbury Festival, much of which was held online. Interviews with BRC researchers and the new INSIGHT podcast series were broadcast on Bloomsbury Radio during the festival.
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