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‘Dying to Live’ screening

The Lions Eye Institute is hosting a screening of the ‘Dying to Live’ documentary on December 12th at the Windsor Cinema in Nedlands. The documentary delves into life on the organ donation waiting list, the complex world of organ and tissue transplantation and the heart-wrenching stories of real people awaiting life-saving organs in Australia, when the… Read more

Open Day 2018

Learn all about the eye at the Lions Eye Institute (LEI) Open Day on Saturday, October 20 from 9.30am to 12.30pm. This year’s Open Day will feature interactive displays from a number of LEI research groups showcasing the latest in cutting edge eye science with a focus on eye genetics, DNA testing, stem cell technology,… Read more

‘The Silk Road’ – 2018 Miocevich Lecture

Please join us for the 2018 Miocevich lecture, The Silk Road: A 10-year journey evaluating the potential use of silk proteins for repairing the human eye, presented by Professor Damien Harkin on 16 August 2018. Learn more about the lecture here: The Silk Road Lecture Seating is limited and bookings are essential. Please contact Jade Knapp on 9381… Read more

Ian Constable Lecture 2018

Please join us for our annual Ian Constable Lecture. The 2018 lecture; Tale of two diseases: regulating immune responses in the retina will be given by Professor Andrew Dick – Director of the UCL-Institute of Ophthalmology in London. Professor Andrew Dick is a clinician scientist and immunobiologist. He is Director of University College London-Institute of Ophthalmology… Read more

WA ATOM Study: slowing down Myopia

Lions Eye Institute paediatric ophthalmologist Dr Antony Clark is investigating whether Atropine drops can slow down or halt the progression of short-sightedness in children. The WA ATOM Study is currently recruiting. For more information, email myopia@nulllei.org.au and watch the story below:  

LEI scientists invent new treatment for glaucoma

Scientists at the Lions Eye Institute have invented a new treatment for glaucoma which is less invasive and promises faster recovery times for patients. See below for more information on this ground breaking treatment. Australian scientists invent new treatment for glaucoma

Gold nugget winner!

CONGRATULATIONS to gold nugget raffle winner- ticket holder 4837.Thank you to Chris Mortan and Tandy, Nannup Lions and all the Lions Clubs for your support and of course to everyone who purchased a ticket. Over $30,000 has been raised to fund research in retinal disease.The draw was held on February 10 and the winner has… Read more

ABC interview with Prof. Rakoczy

Lions Eye Institute Researcher Professor Elizabeth Rakoczy interviewed on ABC National Radio after her Florey Medal Win. Hear the interview below: Above: Professor Elizabeth Rakoczy with Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt.

Florey Medal Honours Lifetime of Scientific Achievement

Western Australian molecular ophthalmologist Professor Elizabeth Rakoczy from UWA’s Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science and the Lions Eye Institute (LEI) is the recipient of the 2017 Florey Medal. Professor Rakoczy propelled the pioneering research that led to the development of a new gene therapy for wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD). Learn more below… Read more

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