AIBILI - Scientific Partnership
AIBILI is our strategic partner for the development of the Retmarker product family.. AIBILI was founded by Professor Cunha-Vaz, a renowned Ophthalmologist.
AIBILI has also contributed towards the scientific validation of the technology which was initially developed in the Centre for New Technologies for Medicine (CNTM). In this Centre, AIBILI develops:
- New tools for Diagnostic Imaging
- Fluorescence measurement "in vivo"
AIBILI is a Research Technology Organisation (RTO) in the Health Market dedicated to help the development of new products for health imaging, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
For more information please visit www.aibili.pt.
José Cunha-Vaz M.D., Ph.D.President of AIBILI
Former President of the European Society of Retina Specialists, Board member of the European Vision Institute and coordinator of the European Network of Clinical Trial Centers of Ophthalmology. Cunha-Vaz has made significant contributions towards the advancement of clinical and laboratorial research in the Retina field. He has published 44 book chapters and over 400 scientific research papers. Throughout his career Cunha-Vaz has received many national awards such as the Order of Merit of Public Instruction in 1993 and the Order of Henry the Navigator in 2007 and international awards such as the Helmholtz Gold Medal of the European Society of Ophthalmology and the ARVO’s Weisenfeld Award 2014.
Luísa Ribeiro, M.D.Director of the Centre for Clinical Trials (CEC) at AIBILI
Luísa is the Director of the Centre for Clinical Trials (CEC) at AIBILI, but also a reference grader at the Coimbra Ophthalmology Reading Centre (CORC). Luísa has been involved in several scientific publications in the field of Diabetic Retinopathy, in particular for DR Screening, but also in different aspects of the pathology relevant to the clinical trials being carried out at AIBILI.
Catarina NevesCoordinator of the Coimbra Ophthalmology Reading Centre (CORC) at AIBILI
Coordinator of the Coimbra Ophthalmology Reading Centre (CORC) at AIBILI and responsible for the logistical aspects and the interfaces with involved partners. Catarina has been involved in several scientific publications in the field of DR Screening and as well as some public presentations in the same field.
Retmarker is an initiative of the Ver+Saúde project, which was awarded a QREN grant.