Visual neurophisiology

2019 Activity indicators

  • 2 competitive national public projects: ISCIII.
  • 1 competitive private led project: La Caixa.
  • 2 competitive HR contracts.
  • 2 publications.
  • IF: 8.70.
  • Publications in Q1/Q2: 2 (100%):
  • 2 supervised read thesis.
  • National public agency project evaluators: 1 PI.

Milestones

  1. The absence of retinohypothalamic projections alters circadian activity and energy cycles.
  2. The P2X7 receptor seems to be involved in the pathogenesis of glaucoma.
  3. Stimulation of the sphinphingoosin receptors prevents the death of retina in experimental models of glaucoma.
  4. Physical exercise prevents neuronal death in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.
  5. Granting of the La Caixa "Health research 2019" project - "Light Regulated Drugs to Restore Sight" (LCFPR-HR18-52160010) in the Enabling Technologies area. Project in consortium with Miguel Hernández University (Elche), CSIC, Barcelona Macula Foundation Research (BMF) and the University of Alcalá (UAH) - Prof. Pedro de la Villa.

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