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Professor Dr. med. Jost B. Jonas, Medical Faculty Mannheim of the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, paid a working visit to Ufa Eye Research Institute.

Date:12.12.2015
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Professor Dr. med. Jost B. Jonas, Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical Faculty Mannheim of the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Editor-in-Chief British Journal of Ophthalmology paid a working visit to Ufa Eye Research Institute.
The purpose of the visit was to discuss the implementation of Joint Bashkir - German research project «KuzAugen» aimed at detection of ophthalmic diseases among the population of Ufa and regions of the Republic of Bashkortostan. The project involves a comprehensive eye examination of 10 thousand people over 40 years, making it one of the largest ophthalmic research carried out in the Russian Federation at this time. To implement the project the most advanced diagnostic equipment and methods are used.

Professor Jost B. Jonas, together with the Director of the Institute, Professor M.M. Bikbov made examination of Department selected for this study; talked to young professionals and citizens who came to the survey.
The work of Ufa ophthalmologists has been praised by Professor Jost B. Jonas. Following the visit, all the necessary adjustments were made in joint research activities.
Close international cooperation of scientific schools of the two countries will promote further development of the Institute and the growth of its popularity among the global ophthalmic community.

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