August 11, 2022

Developing a system to assess the viability of the resuscitated eye

The aim of the highly ambitious ECaBox project is to develop a platform for the resuscitation of the human cadaveric eye while ensuring eye function and structure ex vivo for an unprecedented time period. If successful, the developed care box can serve as a platform for the investigation of various therapeutic approaches for retinal degenerative […]

March 9, 2022

Regenerating human retina

The retina converts the light received by the eye into a signal that our brain uses to create images, allowing us to see. Damage to the retina drastically affects vision. Could human retina be able to regenerate itself? According to the findings published today on eBioMedicine from a joint collaboration of ECaBox partners CRG and […]

February 3, 2022

Setup of the eye perfusion

Eye perfusion is key to provide blood circulation into the human eye. After the eye is removed from the donor, it needs to be cannulated to allow blood profusion to keep the eye with its needed nutrients and oxygen. This is a very complicated step that needs meticulous and perseverant work to be achieved. Our […]