Theme 1: Molecular, Cellular and Eye

Discoveries in the molecular, proteomic and cellular make-up of eye tissues.


Theme 2: Brain Imaging and Artificial Intelligence

Development of neuroimaging, computational algorithms/artificial intelligence (AI) to identify biomarkers that can distinguish between healthy and disrupted eye and brain function.

an eye

Theme 3: Eye Tissue Substitutes

Advancements in tissue substitutes to restore vision.

OCT images

Theme 4: Ophthalmic Imaging for Eye and Brain Disease

Development of cutting-edge imaging devices to diagnose eye diseases and identify ocular biomarkers to diagnose brain diseases.

ophthalmologist looking into a patient's eye

Theme 5: Accessibility of Vision Care and the Multisensory Experience in Society

Exploration of the cultural significance of vision and vision-loss among Indigenous communities, and the current challenges in eye health faced by remote and marginalized communities.




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