Media and Publications

Correlation between Retinal Vessel Calibre and Neurodegeneration in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in the European Consortium for the Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy (EUROCONDOR).

Frydkjaer-Olsen U., Soegaard Hansen R., Simó R., Cunha-Vaz J., Peto T., Grauslund J.; EUROCONDOR. Ophthalmic Research, 2016, April 8th. An open-access version will be available shortly ; meanwhile, click here to read the abstract of the article.


The progress in understanding and treatment of diabetic retinopathy.

Prof Alan W. Stitt, Tim M. Curtis, Mei Chen, Reinhold J. Medina, Gareth J. McKay, Alicia Jenkins, Thomas A. Gardiner, Timothy J. Lyons, Hans-Peter Hammes, Rafael Simó, Noemi Lois, Progress in Retinal and Eye Research, (2015) doi: 10.1016/j.preteyeres.2015.08.001.


EASDec 25th MEETING: EUROCONDOR at the 25th meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes - Eye Complications Study Group, June 26th-28th 2015, Turin, Italy.

Find more information about this congress here ; all abstracts from EUROCONDOR partners at this meeting are available online on the Eur J Ophthalmol webpage.


Novel approaches for treating diabetic retinopathy based on recent pathogenic evidence.

Rafael Simó, Cristina Hernández, Progress in Retinal and Eye Research, vol. 48 (2015) 160-180.


Neuroprotection for Non-Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy, Euretina 2014

Prof Simon Harding from the University of Liverpool (UoL) gave a presentation on EUROCONDOR at the 2014 Euretina meeting which took place in London, September 11th to 14th. For more details on Euretina 2014, click here.


Somatostatin and diabetic retinopathy: current concepts and new therapeutic perspectives.

Cristina Hernández, Olga Simó-Servat, Rafael Simó, Endocrine, Vol. 46 / Issue 2, June 2014. Click here to view the abstract.


The db/db Mouse: A Useful Model for the Study of Diabetic Retinal Neurodegeneration

Patricia Bogdanov, Lidia Corraliza, Josep A. Villena, Andrea R. Carvalho, José Garcia-Arumi, David Ramos, Jesús Ruberte, Rafael Simó, Cristina Hernández, Public Library of Science, Vol.9 / Issue 5, May 2014. Click here to download the publication.


Trial to Assess the Efficacy of Neuroprotective Drugs Administered Topically to Prevent or Arrest Diabetic Retinopathy: Poster Presentation, 2014 ARVO meeting

Project partner AIBILI presented the baseline data of the EUROCONDOR clinical trial at the 2014 annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). Click here to view the presentation.


EASDec 24th MEETING: EUROCONDOR at the 24th meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes - Eye Complications Study Group, May 15th-17th 2014, Padova, Italy.

All the abstracts of the EUROCONDOR partners' presentations at this meeting are available online on the Eur J Ophthalmol.


Retinal Layers Changes in Human Preclinical and Early Clinical Diabetic Retinopathy Support Early Retinal Neuronal and Müller Cells Alterations

Stela Vujosevic and Edoardo Midena, on behalf of the European Consortium for the Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy (EUROCONDOR), Journal of Diabetes Research, Volume 2013, May 2013. Click here to read the article.


Somatostatin Replacement: A New Strategy for Treating Diabetic Retinopathy

Cristina Hernández and Rafael Simó, on behalf of the European Consortium for the Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy (EUROCONDOR), Current Medicinal Chemistry, Vol 20, Issue 26, April 2013. Click here to read the abstract.


Topical administration of somatostatin prevents retinal neurodegeneration in experimental diabetes

Cristina Hernández, Marta García-Ramírez, Lidia Corraliza, Jimena Fernández-Carneado, Josep Farrera-Sinfreu, Berta Ponsati, Águeda González-Rodríguez, Ángela M. Valverde and Rafael Simó, on behalf of the European Consortium for the Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy (EUROCONDOR), Diabetes (online: March 2013 - print: July 2013 vol. 62 no. 7 2569-2578). Click here to read the article.


23rd EASDec MEETING: the EUROCONDOR project at the 23rd meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes - Eye Complications Study Group. May 23rd-25th 2013, Barcelona, Spain.

Read the abstracts of all the EUROCONDOR partners' presentations at EASDec 2013, available online on Eur J Ophthalmol.


PRESS RELEASE: European research consortium initiates clinical trial using innovative eye drop treatment to combat diabetic retinopathy

The EUROCONDOR clinical trial which aims to evaluate a new therapeutic treatment using eye drops for the early stages of diabetic retinopathy has started this week. Click here to read the full press release.


Preserving eyesight: EUROCONDOR in Parliament Magazine

The Parliament Magazine, a publication of record for politics and policy amongst MEPs and EU stakeholders, featured an article on the EUROCONDOR project, coinciding with World Diabetes Day (14 November). Click here to read the article.


Neurodegeneration is an early event in diabetic retinopathy: therapeutic implications

Rafael Simó, Cristina Hernández, on behalf of the European Consortium for the Early Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy (EUROCONDOR), British Journal of Ophthalmology, October 2012. Click here to read the abstract of the article.