Below is a summary of the latest news about the ARREST BLINDNESS project. Click the heading of an article to read more.

February 23, 2018

ARREST BLINDNESS Annual General Assembly Meeting, London, the UK, 08 – 09 February 2018

The General Assembly meeting with the entire External Advisory Board members took place in London, the UK, on 08-09 February, 2018. The Day 1 meeting covered review of the project activities from 2017, update on the project management (WP1) and the project dissemination and exploitation (WP8) as well as update on exploitation activities from the…

June 30, 2017

The Summer Training School 2017 – Trainee Evaluation Form Results

At the end of last day we sent around a survey with few questions to evaluate the summer training school. As you can see in the link below, the trainees also very much appreciated the Training School and lifted it to a high scientific standard that gave them a lot of practical knowledge as well….

June 30, 2017

Summary of the Summer Training School 2017

The  Joint Summer School between Arrest Blindness and COST Joining Forces in Corneal Regeneration Research took place 13-16 June 2017 at Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden. In total, 18 trainees from different countries attended the school. A series of lectures were given by internationally recognised researchers and teachers that addressed the current stages of development in…

June 30, 2017

Executive Board Meeting held on 13th of June 2017 at LiU, Linköping, Sweden

The Executive Board meets twice a year, during the General Assembly meeting and at mid year. The meeting was held on 13th of June  2017 at LiU, Linköping, Sweden. Main issues on the agenda were presentation of the progress for each work package (WP) by respective WP leader, overview of the submitted deliverables, milestones and…

March 8, 2017

Training visit between LiU and UZA partners

A PhD student from partner 4 (UZA), Josephine Behaegel, stayed at Linköping University (partner 1) for a Short-Term Scientific Mission (STSM) between 20th and 24th of February 2017. The main objective of the visit was in vivo clinical imaging of the corneal limbal region.  In vivo confocal microscopic (IVCM) and OCT imaging was performed in…

February 27, 2017

Summer Training School on Corneal Regeneration

Arrest Blindness and COST Joining Forces in Corneal Regeneration Research are organising Summer Training School 2017 on Corneal Regeneration at Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden, during 13th and 16th of June 2017. Trainees will have lectures and practical courses given by experienced Arrest Blindness and COST participants and invited speakers on stem cells, imaging, meibomography, biomaterials…

February 27, 2017

Novaliq (partner 11) announces positive results of Phase 2 clinical trial

Our project partner, Novaliq GmbH, has announced positive results from their Phase 2 clinical  trial results evaluating CyclASol® in adults with moderate to severe dry eye disease. More information can be found in their press release. Novaliq GmbH is a drug delivery company located in the Heidelberg Technology Park, Germany. They develop innovative pharmaceutical formulations…

August 23, 2016

ARREST BLINDNESS Annual General Assembly Meeting – 22 – 23 January 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The General Assembly meeting with full External Advisory Board took place on January 22-23, 2017, in Amsterdam and Leiden, The Netherlands. As this was the first time all external advisors were able to attend a GA meeting since the project start, the purpose of the meeting was to: For each WP leader to present scientific…

June 24, 2016

General Assembly Meeting, 8th September 2016 – Copenhagen, Denmark

The 2nd General Assembly meeting of ARREST BLINDNESS took place on the 8th of September 2016, in Copenhagen, Denmark, in conjunction with the EU COST BM1302 Annual Meeting and the 7th Annual EUCornea Congress. The aim of the meeting was for each Work Package leader to give an update of the progress and risk assessment of…

May 25, 2016

Executive Board Meeting – Seattle, USA, May 3, 2016.

On May 3rd, 2016, the latest Executive Board Meeting of ARREST BLINDNESS took place in Seattle, USA. All Work Package representatives and an External Advisory Board Member attended, and the meeting was chaired by the Project Coordinator. During the meeting, progress updates were given on Work Packages 1-8. The new ARREST BLINDNESS logo and website…

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