The eye is designed to perceive information transmitted by light, but light and its neighboring wavebands, ultraviolet and infrared radiation, may also cause eye disease. We study the toxic effects of light and ultraviolet and infrared radiation, on the eye. We also investigate possibilities to use these wavebands to diagnose eye disease.

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Recent theses

Kenney Roodakker, Neurology, 30 November 2018, at 1 pm

Cathrine Axfors, Psychiatry, 14 December 2018 at 1 pm

Do you want to research at the Department of Neuroscience?

Our groups of researcher are continuously loooking for new collaborative partners, post-doctoral fellows, Ph.D. students and project students. We are able to offer a range of different projects that can be tailored to your interests. Read more about our groups of researchers and contact our group leaders.

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