Call for applications


The call for the joint Nystagmus Network / Fight for Sight £250k award to undertake a three year nystagmus research project, is now open. Vivien Jones, chair of the Nystagmus Network’s research committee, said: “We are delighted to be joining Fight for Sight in funding a post-doctoral researcher for nystagmus. This means we will be … Continue reading Call for applications

Our fabulous Baker boy!


Steve Baker, who’s Twitter handle is, appropriately, @fabbakerboy, will be running the London marathon this Sunday for nystagmus research at Moorfields. Not content with just one marathon, Steve, who has congenital nystagmus himself, is also taking on this year the QE Marathon in March and the North Downs Way 50 mile ultramarathon in May. Steve … Continue reading Our fabulous Baker boy!

Nystagmus Network funding leads to discovery of new algorithm


A paper relating to a research project by members of the Cardiff University team and others, which the Nystagmus Network funded, has been formally published this week. The report describes an algorithm which takes an eye-tracking recording and automatically separates it into its component parts (quick phases, slow phases and foveations*), allowing several measures related … Continue reading Nystagmus Network funding leads to discovery of new algorithm

Fundraising? It’s a Colson family affair


The Colson family are serious about fundraising for nystagmus research. Sisters Laura and Ellie are taking part in the Peak District Ultra Challenge this summer, their first ever ultra marathon, whilst their brother, Ryan, CEO of the family firm, Colson Skips, is getting his entire workforce right behind them. If you’d like to sponsor Laura … Continue reading Fundraising? It’s a Colson family affair

Fancy a stroll through London?


At 11am on Sunday 10 March 2019 we’re planning the biggest nystagmus community get together of the year. Team Nystagmus Network will be taking part in the Eye to Eye Walk between the iconic London Eye on London’s South Bank to the equally famous and symbolic eye sign outside Moorfields Eye Hospital. Please join us. We’re doing … Continue reading Fancy a stroll through London?

Proud of our track record


The Nystagmus Network has been funding nystagmus research since the 1990s and, thanks entirely to the generosity of our members, fundraisers and supporters, we continue to do so today and into the future. Thanks to your support, our research teams have better diagnostics and a better understanding of nystagmus and how it will impact life … Continue reading Proud of our track record

Could you walk from Eye to Eye for nystagmus?


At 11am on Sunday 10 March 2019 we’re planning the biggest nystagmus community get together of the year. Team Nystagmus Network will be taking part in the Eye to Eye Walk between the iconic London Eye on London’s South Bank to the equally famous and symbolic eye sign outside Moorfields Eye Hospital. Please join us. … Continue reading Could you walk from Eye to Eye for nystagmus?

Nerves of steel!


Four of our six remaining Nystagmus Network abseilers will finally (fingers crossed!) make their leap for nystagmus research this Sunday, 21 October, from the viewing platform at the top of the ArcelorMittal Orbit at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Vicky, Tom, Vanessa and Richard B managed to complete their abseil last month. For the remaining … Continue reading Nerves of steel!