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Put hope in sight and help our researchers make breakthroughs and innovations that will transform our understanding and treatment of age-related macular degeneration.

Your donation will support world-first research and clinical trials that will advance our understanding of vision loss.

Annual Review 2020

CERA’s 2020 Annual Review looks back on an extraordinary year and how our team kept critical research on track in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.


A world-leading multidisciplinary research project, investigating age-related macular degeneration and the factors that make some people more likely to lose their vision.


In this video, learn about CERA’s research into gene therapies that could halt or even reverse vision loss in patients with conditions such as inherited retinal diseases and glaucoma.

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We conduct world-leading clinical trials for a range of eye conditions.

Learn more about taking part in clinical trials for conditions like age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and more.

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Latest News


21 June 2021

Australia’s first clinical trials of an investigational gene therapy to treat dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have begun at the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA).


25 May 2021

Watch Professor Keith Martin, Associate Professor Lyndell Lim and PolyActiva’s Dr Russell Tait discuss how eye research clinical trials contribute to the health and wealth of our community.


30 April 2021

A free recording of the Centre for Eye Research Australia’s healthy ageing eyes online community forum is now available.


01 April 2021

Scientists have used a new gene therapy technique to repair damage to nerve cell transport systems that cause vision loss in glaucoma and memory loss in dementia.

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