News/Events

Seventh Annual Emerging Vision Scientists Day on Capitol Hill

Roksana participated in the virtual Emerging Vision Scientists Day 2021 organized by the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR). She talked about the potential and functional implications of the IntraCortical Visual Prosthesis (ICVP) for people with advanced vision loss and blindness.

Sixth Annual Emerging Vision Scientists Day on Capitol Hill

Arathy participated in the virtual Emerging Vision Scientists Day 2020 organized by the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR). She talked about the Virtual Reality based functional vision tests that are being developed in the lab for assessing visual potential in people with Ultra Low Vision.

Samuel Weinreb

Gone too soon...

We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our lab members Samuel Weinreb. Sam was one of the most kind-hearted, smart, and hard-working individuals that we have ever known. He wanted to be a 'Surgeoneer'. Our prayers are with his grieving family and all who loved and mourn him.

International Virtual Reality and Healthcare Association Conference 2020

Dr. Dagnelie's presentation on WilmerVR tests at IVRHA 2020 meeting.

When the going gets tough.....

During these tough times, where COVID-19 has significantly impacted data collection, we have been busy trying out remote ways to conduct our experiments without losing control. The picture was taken during a test run in Dr. Dagnelie's backyard to check out our new program.

OSA Fall Vision Meeting 2019,

Washington DC

Roksana's presentation on the effect of thermal and distance filter on independent mobility in Argus II users.

OSA Fall Vision Meeting 2019,

Washinton DC

Arathy at her poster on functional vision assessment in people with ultra low vision using virtual reality.

ARVO2019

Poster sessions from ULV lab at the Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, Canada.

Appreciating Differences

Today's children could be tomorrow's vision scientists. Dr. Dagnelie at the Rodgers Forge Elementary School talking to first graders on 'Differences Day' about the many faces of blindness from a rehabilitation perspective. The audience enjoyed learning about low vision devices and how they could help someone they know with low vision.