The Board of the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) announced the appointment of Professor Keith Martin as next Managing director.
World’s first professional qualification course for eye bankers
MEDIA RELEASE The Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) and The University of Melbourne are introducing the world’s first professional qualifications course for eye bankers – the custodians of human tissue for eye transplant surgery.
CERA looks to the promise of driverless vehicles
MEDIA RELEASE. The Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) has revealed it is looking to collaborate with companies, industry, and peak bodies in the development of autonomous vehicle systems.
CERA researchers win $750,000 to help end endemic eye disease in remote and regional communities
MEDIA RELEASE. Researchers from the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) have won $750,000 after competing in today’s finals of the 2016 Google Impact Challenge held in Sydney.
National Eye Health Survey underway
The National Eye Health Survey is the first nationwide research of its kind to map the prevalence of major eye conditions in Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.
First day of Summer brings eye health warning
MEDIA RELEASE. On the first day of summer, Vision 2020 Australia and the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) are warning that Australians might not be doing enough to protect their eyes in the sun.
Unravelling the mysteries of eye disease
EYE HEALTH HERO. Dr Kathy Davidson never thought she would see stem cell therapy come to fruition in her lifetime.
GPs safeguard vision impaired Australians from depression
MEDIA RELEASE. Referring vision impaired patients to a GP for treatment significantly decreases their symptoms of depression, a study by the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) has found.
Discovering treatments to beat blindness
EYE HEALTH HERO. “We are just a matter of years away now from developing life-changing therapies and cures for vision loss and many inherited blinding diseases,” Dr Alex Hewitt says. “This will be game-changing for millions of people around the world.”
New stem cell robot starts working at the Centre for Eye Research Australia
On Wednesday 17 September 2014, the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) opened the Automated Stem Cell Facility and brought Australia’s unique new stem cell robot to life.