AIBILI - Association for Innovation and Biomedical Research on Light and Image is a Research Technology Organisation (RTO) in the health area dedicated to the development and testing of new products for diagnostic imaging and medical therapy.
It is a private non-profit organisation, founded in 1989, established to support translational research and technology transfer between academic institutions and the industry in the health area.
AIBILI is certified by ISO 9001 since 2004. It is certified for the following activities:
Clinical trials are performed in accordance with ICH Good Clinical Practice Guidelines (GCP) and the pharmacology studies are also developed in compliance with the OCDE Principles of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP).
The 3rd Annual Coimbra Champalimaud Symposium will be held in Coimbra on 27/06/2013 with the ininstitutions recognized as C-TRACER by the Champalimaud Foundation: LV Prasad Eye Institute in India, AIBILI in Coimbra and the Paulista Institute of Studies and Research in Ophthalmology from S. Paulo, Brazil. The program will be announced soon. This meeting will be followed by the International Symposium of Ophthalmology (28-29/06/2013) organized by the Department of Ophthalmology of the University Hospital of Coimbra.
The Mildred Weisenfeld Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology is presented to Prof. Cunha-Vaz in recognition of distinguished scholarly contributions to the clinical practice of ophthalmology. Prof. Cunha-Vaz will present a lecture and will be given a plaque at the 2014 ARVO Annual Meeting.
Prof. Cunha-Vaz received the 2012 Bial Award of Clinical Medicine for his work "Diabetic Retinopathy: new perspectives for personalized treatment." The ceremony for the awards was held on May 14, at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, Porto, Portugal.