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Hope in Sight Giving Day

Join Jasmine in the fight for sight on Thursday 13 October in our third annual Hope in Sight Giving Day. Find out how you can triple your impact and raise vital funds for life-changing gene therapy research.


Join Professor Robyn Guymer, Associate Professor Lyndell Lim and Associate Professor Peter van Wijngaarden on World Sight Day, 13 October, to discuss the latest in vision research.


Our free guide gives you an essential introduction to age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and a snapshot of the latest research conducted at CERA.


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


05 October 2022

Australians with inherited retinal disease (IRD) have a strong interest in undergoing gene therapy to prevent and treat blindness – but there’s a critical need for education programs to help them make informed choices about future treatments.


05 September 2022

A registry gathering vital information on people with inherited retinal diseases will help drive research into the most common cause of legal blindness in working-age Australians.


26 September 2022

Retinal gene therapy researchers Dr Tom Edwards and Dr Sloan Wang are developing a potential gene therapy to ‘melt’ the crystals on the retina which impair vision in people with Bietti’s Crystalline Dystrophy.


24 August 2022

New research links a person’s retinal appearance to Parkinson’s and cardiovascular disease risk.

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