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!

UK Nystagmus Research Meeting takes place


Researchers and clinicians representing nystagmus centres of excellence from Cardiff, London, Plymouth, Sheffield and Southampton gathered in Birmingham on Friday 28 September as guests of the Nystagmus Network ahead of the charity’s annual Open Day to plan the way ahead for collaborative nystagmus research. Jon Erichsen and Matt Dunn from Cardiff University, Maria Theodorou from … Continue reading UK Nystagmus Research Meeting takes place

The Eye2Eye walk for nystagmus research


In partnership with Moorfields Eye Charity, the Nystagmus Network is recruiting a team to take part in the Eye2Eye walk from the London Eye to the iconic eye on the front of the Moorfields Eye Hospital building. The walk takes place on Sunday 10 March 2019 and you can choose to walk 4 or 14 … Continue reading The Eye2Eye walk for nystagmus research

Research funding will use iPads to identify the best method to manage nystagmus


Fight for Sight and The Nystagmus Network have announced funding for three exciting nystagmus research projects at the Nystagmus Network Conference, which is taking place today during National Eye Health Week 2018. In total £30,000 in funding will be used for projects bringing benefits to children and adults living with the condition, which is characterised … Continue reading Research funding will use iPads to identify the best method to manage nystagmus