To help people with retinal degenerative conditions, such as age-related macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa, the Bionics Institute in collaboration with CERA colleagues have pioneered a small device that is positioned between the two back layers of the retina and provides therapeutic electrical stimulation to protect the retina from further degeneration.

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Research team

Program leader: Dr David Nayagam

Team members: A/Prof Chris Williams, Mr Mark Harrison, Mr Owen Burns, Prof Peter Seligman

Collaborators: A/Prof Penny Allen (CERA), A/Prof Chi Luu (CERA), Dr Carla Abbott (CERA)