Champalimaud Vision Award 2022

The entire NIIOS team is very proud that Dr. Gerrit Melles received the prestigious 2022 Champalimaud Vision Award for his pioneering work in the field of corneal transplants.

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MCMF & NIIOS | Musical gathering

On September 25, MCMF and NIIOS organized a wonderful concert. The concert was partly to celebrate Dr Melles receiving the Champalimaud Vision Award.

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AAO Opening Lecture - Lecture Essay

Dr. Melles presented the 79th Jackson Memorial Lecture at the 2022 AAO meeting by reflecting on “How would nature see our corneal triumphs?”. Click here for the lecture essay:

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Visit by Rotterdam's mayor Aboutaleb

On October 14, we had the pleasure to receive a visit of Rotterdam's mayor Mr. Aboutaleb and introduce our work during a guided tour through the institute.

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Expertise Corneal Transplantation

We feel very honoured that NIIOS/MHR is listed as a top expertise institution for corneal transplantation in a recently published worldwide ranking!

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AECOS Research Grant 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Viridiana Kocaba for receiving the AECOS 2022 European Research Grant for the work on laser-assisted Bowman layer graft preparation.

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Het Corona vaccinatiebeleid en adviezen voor hoornvlies transplantatie patiënten

Heeft u (in het verleden) een hoornvliestransplantatie ondergaan of krijgt u binnenkort een hoornvliestransplantatie? Leest u deze patiënteninformatie over het COVID19-vaccinatiebeleid met betrekking tot hoornvliestransplantaties dan goed door.