Our mission is to create a unique environment for research on human vision to increase the understanding of normal vision in support of vision disorders, clinical research to develop new diagnostic procedures and treatments for visual and other sensory disorders, and engineering research to produce better techniques for aid and rehabilitation of the blind and partially sighted.
Smith-Kettlewell's research depends on the participation of patients and healthy volunteers of all ages.
SKERI's Functional Vision and Accessibility Conference Addresses Cutting-Edge Research and Innovation
As part of its 60th anniversary celebrations, the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute successfully hosted the Functional…
The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute is proud to announce that August 3rd, 2023, has been officially proclaimed Smith…
At its recent conference (held once every 3 years) in Denver CO, the International Society for Low Vision Rehabilitation Research (ISLRR) recognized Smith-Kettlewell's August Colenbrander, M.D. with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
I will discuss human fMRI and MEG studies of binocular rivalry, including some recent work on individual differences. Alternations between bistable percepts provide a powerful platform to study visual awareness and suppression. The frequency tagging technique is used to record whole brain SSVEPs with analyses of power, coherence, and connectivity. In untagged data, we explore the role of alpha…