A survey on glaucoma and nystagmus

You can support the University of Cardiff team to develop new diagnostic testing for people with nystagmus by taking their survey today. “The Research Unit for Nystagmus at Cardiff University is looking for people with nystagmus to take part in a survey that aims to further our understanding on the number of people with nystagmus … Continue reading A survey on glaucoma and nystagmus

In celebration of Irene

Today Nystagmus Network’s Sue and Sara are travelling to Leicester University to attend a day of celebrations. We shall be marking 20 years of ophthalmology in Leicester and, in particular, the work of Professor Irene Gottlob. The programme for the day, at the Ulverscroft Eye Unit, includes a range of presentations on various eye conditions, … Continue reading In celebration of Irene

The nystagmus research HUB is back!

Launched at Open Day 2018, the nystagmus research HUB will back back at Open Day 2019, giving delegates the opportunity to chat one to one with the UK’s leading nystagmus researchers and clinicians, try out equipment, volunteer for research trials and ask anything they want. The HUB will be open throughout the event, so don’t … Continue reading The nystagmus research HUB is back!

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?