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CSI: Heidelberg Episode 3

CSI: Heidelberg Episode 3 focuses on Multifocal and EDOF IOL technology. This is the third episode of a series about the work done in the laboratory. This time we focus onmultifocal technology. The episode will be available on iTunes and Google Play.

In news, publication, Aug 30, 2016

CSI:Heidelberg Episode 1

The Winner - Best Video at the annual meeting of ESCRS 2018 in Vienna. This is the first epsiode of a series about the work done in the laboratory. The first video was shot in a CSI: Crime Scene Investigation style. The video series informs the viewer how we operate.

In news, publication, Aug 30, 2016

(ARCHIVE) Welcome Lucia

Lucia Poggi is a Cell Biology Leader at the David J Apple International Laboratory for Ocular Pathology. Her current research interests focus on understanding the in-vivo cell biology of asymmetric cell division and fate identity acquisition during ocular development and regeneration. She received her MSc and PhD from the University of Pisa, Italy. She established methods of cellular-resolution microscopy to directly observe individual retinal stem cells.

In staff, news, Jul 15, 2016

(ARCHIVE) Welcome Sonja

Dr Sonja Schickhardt will lead the research program, manage our facility and organize its resources. She is an organic chemist with experience in managing laboratory facilities and recently in building research links and transfers between University and Industry. The David J Apple International Laboratory for Ocular Pathology is based in Berlin, Germany.

In staff, news, Jul 01, 2016

2016 Heidelberg Helmholtz Symposium

The second in a series of annual symposia: featuring workshops and presentations on contemporary topics in ophthalmology. All didactic sessions are in the German language. The Programme will be made available in September 2016. The 2016 Heidelberg Helmholtz Symposium by The David J Apple Center for Vision Research.

In news, Jun 29, 2016

Steinbeis Center

Since 1st March 2016, all the laboratory-research, clinical-research and the curatorial work on David Apple's archive materials: all of what we do is managed within one Steinbeis Research Center: The David J Apple Center for Vision Research. The Center is part of the international Steinbe is Network of successful technology transfer groups between the sciences, academia, trade and industry.

In lab, news, Mar 01, 2016

Albert Galand 1938 - 2015.

Albert Galand was born 29 October 1938 in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert (Brussels) and died 22 December 2015 in Liege, Belgium. He was a pioneer in capsular IOL design and intra-capsular techniques. His inventions in lens design in the 1990s were quickly picked up by European companies.

In pioneer, news, Jan 06, 2016

Seasonal greetings

We wish all the clients and friends of the Apple Lab a very Merry Christmas and a Peaceful, Prosperous and Healthy New Year. We look forward to working with you in 2016. Merry Christmas.                ## Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We wish you all a Merry Christmas!

In news, Dec 23, 2015

New Look for the Lab

In October the main laboratory room of the Apple Lab was refurbished. The room is now customised to carry out our main work on measuring and examining intraocular lenses. The Leader of the laboratory, Dr Patrick Merz welcomed the change. Later this year we will complete the project by installing more equipment in the lab.

In news, Nov 02, 2015

Jan Worst 1928 to 2015

Jan Worst was a pioneer of intraocular lens design and co-founder of the Ophtec IOL-manufacturing company. He died in Groningen in The Netherlands on 25th September 2015. He was one of the pioneers in IOL Development and a most influential innovator.

In pioneer, news, Oct 01, 2015