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EGRET Trainingsworkshop 6: Clermont Ferrand (FR, early 2019)

“Training Workshop 6”

This workshop will primarily focus on two skills courses: Business Course Part 1 and Grant Writing Part 2. During the Business Course course Nadine Schmieder Galfe, from Eurogrant, will teach the fellows the basic concepts of Business Modelling and how to make a Business Canvas. During the Grant Writing Part 2, the fellows will receive feedback on their Grant Application Abstracts and will be prepared and and instructed on how to write a full Grant Application.

The fifth EGRET workshop will be held from the 1st – 4th of April 2019 in Clermont Ferrand (FR) as an integrated training event with EGRET-plus program. For the full program of the workshop, please click here.

publications

Another manuscript accepted for publication!

Gratulations to Allison Loiselle, her first EGRET manuscript entitled “Noninvasive intracranial pressure assessment using otoacoustic emissions: An application in Glaucoma ” got accepted for publication in the PLoSONE.

A summary of the publication and a link to the full article can be found here.

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EGRET Trainingsworkshop 5: Groningen (NL, late 2018)

“Training Workshop 5”

This workshop will primarily focus on two skills courses: Career Planning and Grant Writing Part 1. During the Career Planning course Fransis Bosch, from the Talent and Career Center, will discuss important considerations regarding planning a future career with the ESRs. During the Grant Writing Part 1, Prof. Frans Cornelissen and Marie-José van Tol will introduce the ‘How to’s’ and share their experiences on successful writing grant applications.

The fifth EGRET workshop will be held from the 19th – 22nd of November 2018 in Groningen (NL) as an integrated training event with EGRET-plus program. For the full program of the workshop, please click here.

publications

EGRET’s first manuscript accepted for publication!

Gratulations to Nigus Asefa (UMCG) and Anna Neustater (UMCG), their first EGRET manuscript entitled “Heritability of glaucoma and glaucoma-related endophenotypes: systematic review and meta-analysis protocol ” got accepted for publication in the Britisch Medical Journal Open.

A summary of the publication and a link to the full article can be found here.

London

EGRET-cofund Advanced Course and Trainingsworkshop 4: London (NL, early 2018)

“Glaucoma and Statistics”

During this workshop, fellows will be trained and educated on how to perform statistics in glaucoma research. Furthermore, a meet and greet with Heidelberg Engineering, a high-tech imaging solutions company which designs, manufactures, and distributes diagnostic instruments for eye care professionals, is plannend.

The fourth EGRET-cofund workshop will be held from the 27th - 29th of March 2018 in London (UK) as an integrated trainings event with EGRET+ program. For the full program of the workshop, click here.

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EGRET-cofund Advanced Course and Trainingsworkshop 3: Groningen (NL, late 2017)

“Sensory biophysics and diagnostics; genetics of glaucoma”

During this workshop, fellows will be trained and educated on the auditory and visual biophysics and diagnostics, as well as the molecular genetics and genetic epidemiology of glaucoma. Furthermore, a visit to one of our partner organisations Johnson & Johnson Vision (formerly known as Abbott Medical Optics and the producer of glaucoma drainage devices and inventor of two important glaucoma drugs) is planned.

The third EGRET-cofund workshop will be held from the 20th - 24th of November 2017 in Groningen (NL) as an integrated trainings event with EGRET+ program. For the full program of the workshop, click here.

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EGRET-cofund Foundational Course and Trainingsworkshop 1: Groningen (NL, late 2016)

“Visual system physiology & Introduction to the many faces of glaucoma and neurodegeneration”

During this first workshop, fellows will get taught in physiology of visual system, glaucoma, aging visual system, neurodegeneration. Measurement practicles will acquaint fellows with ophthalmic measurements such as intraocular pressure, contrast sensitivity, visual acuity, perimetry, OCT.

The first EGRET-cofund workshop will be held from the 22nd – 25th of November 2016 in Groningen (NL) as an integrated trainings event with EGRET-plus program. For the full program of the workshop, click here.

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EGRET-cofund Advanced Course and Trainingsworkshop 2: Magdeburg (DE, early 2017)

“Human visual system pathophysiology – advances in research, diagnostics & therapy”

During this workshop, fellows will be trained and educated on structural and functional MRI, VEP, EEG measurements in relation to assessing the visual system in health and disease.

The second EGRET-cofund workshop will be held from the 3rd - 6th of March 2017 in Magdeburg (DE) as an integrated trainings event with EGRET+ program. For the full program of the workshop, click here.