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By January 3, 2022


Wertheim Foundation pledges $50 million to Berkeley Optometry

This transformational commitment constitutes the lead gift for a 10-year, $100 million investment. Click the arrow to read the campus press release.

Published Work from Emilia Zin

Outcomes of Progranulin Gene Therapy in the Retina are Dependent on Time and Route of Delivery.

2021 Ezell Fellowship Recipients

Congratulations to our Vision Science students, Young Hyun Kim and Charlotte Wang, OD, FAAO!

New Paper from Dr. Otero-Millan

Modeling the interaction among three cerebellar disorders of eye movements: periodic alternating, gaze‑evoked and rebound nystagmus


The Vision Science faculty constitute a prestigious group of educators and researchers. Click the arrow to learn more about them, including research interests, contact information and links to lab websites.



About 40 graduate students are currently enrolled in the Vision Science program. Their backgrounds include degrees in psychology, biology, engineering, computer science, or optometry.



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