The Research Foundation

Mission Statement

Since it's establishment in 1974, the Research Foundation has supported clinical research in the prevention and treatment of eye and ear diseases. It is the aim of the Research Foundation to develop new treatments for eye and ear conditions that will eliminate hearing and sight loss. This will lead to a better understanding of how to treat and prevent eye and ear disease which in turn will result in improved patient care and enhanced quality of life for patients.

New Frontiers Meeting in Ophthalmology | 11 June 2015
Glaucoma Study Day- Education & Conference Centre, Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital
The meeting will be chaired by Ms Aoife Doyle (RVEEH). Speakers will include Prof Anthony J.W King (Nottingham University Hospital), Mr Jeremy O'Connor (RVEEH), Ms Yvonne Delaney (Bons Secour Hospital), Prof Colm O'Brien (Mater Misericordiae University Hospital) and Ms Carol Hoang (Novartis Global Brand Medical Director).
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Women's mini marathon

Women's Mini Marathon | 1 June 2015
Calling all ladies to sign up for the Flora Womens Mini Marathon on Monday 1st of June 2015 in support of the Eithne Walls Research Fund
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Lloyd Paul Aiello

New Frontiers Meeting in Ophthalmology | 12th June 2014
Diabetic Retinopathy - Education & Conference Centre, Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital.
Speakers include: Lloyd Paul Aiello (Harvard University), Mr Mark Cahill (Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital), Dr Reinhold Medina (Queens University Belfast), Mr David Keegan (Mater Misericordiae University Hospital & Mater Private Hospital) and Mr Rob Acheson (Mater Private Hospital).

Art Raffle | December 2013
Paintings by Campbell Bruce HRHA and Carmel Mooney
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Fundraising Art Exhibition and Sale | 23-27 June 2013
Art exhibition & sale of paintings, drawings and sculpture in support of our vital research work in Eye and Ear disease
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About Us

The Research Foundation in the Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital provides support for clinical research involving eye, ear, nose and throat diseases.

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There is an emphasis on clinical and translational research, where patient-focused laboratory investigations aim to improve patient care through the development of new treatments.

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Following the tragic AF447 Rio-Paris accident Dr Eithne Walls' family established a Research Fund in her memory.

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