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Postdoc Henrique Alves wins Donders Price 2016


Henrique AlvesPostdoc Henrique Alves was awarded during the annual meeting of the NOG on April 7, 2016, the Donders Price 2016 for his Thesis The Crumbs Complex in the retina: From animal models to function. This price is awarded every second year for the best Thesis in Ophthalmology or Ophthalmic Physiology in The Netherlands.


Henrique defended his Thesis May 19, 2014. He is Postdoctoral Scientist at the Department of Ophthalmology, LUMC.

Move from NIN to LUMC

The research team RPQure Neuromedical Genetics recently moved from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience (NIN) to the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) Department of Ophthalmology. Future clinical gene therapy studies for Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) and Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA) patients with mutations in the CRB1 gene will be performed at the LUMC Department of Ophthalmology in the Netherlands.