Centre for Eye Research Ireland

The Centre for Eye Research Ireland (CERI) is a dedicated ophthalmic research centre with cutting edge facilities at the Environmental Sustainability and Health Institute, a hub of research and innovation in the heart of the TU Dublin Grangegorman Campus.


CERI Specialises in:

Our Priority Research Areas:

  • Eye Health, Digital Health and Visual Enhancement
  • Technology Development & Transfer
  • Intellectual Property creation
  • Fully integrated clinical trial solutions




  • Myopia
  • Nutrition for Eye Health
  • Glaucoma
  • Dry Eye
  • Cognition
  • Technology Translation
  • International Development
  • Digital Health

The CERI team has designed and developed more than 10 Clinical Trials, including COMPASS, the Polysoft Comfort Trial and the Macular Pigment in Glaucoma Trial.  We have provided consultancy advice and oversight for a number of clinical trials (TILDA, CARDS, CREST)

Principal Investigators

Prof. James Loughman, TU Dublin
Prof. Ian Flitcroft, Mater Hospital & TU Dublin
Prof. Colm O’Brien, Mater Hospital & UCD


Catriona Barrett
Matilda Biba
Niamh Burke
Kate Loskutova
Saoirse McCrann
Michael Moore
Katie Ryan
Grainne Scanlon



For more information on our Featured Research Projects please click here


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