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Fundacion General de la Universidad de Valladolid (FGUVa)

Plaza Santa Cruz 5
Campus Central de La Universidad de La Laguna
47002 Valladolid - Spain
Phone : 00 34 983 186420
Contact : Maria Coco BEGONA
E-mail : bego@ioba.med.uva.es
Website : www.funge.uva.es

Institute of Applied Ophthalmobiology (IOBA) is a University Institute, proposed by the Board of Governors of the University of Valladolid in November 1989, ratified by the Council of Universities and established definitely by a Royal Decree on the proposal of the Council of Ministers in December 1994.

Our objectives are:

  • To lead a multidisciplinary applied research in Ophthalmology and Vision Science.
  • To apply the knowledge obtained on the patients.
  • To contribute to the training of health professionals, complementing the offer of the Departments of the Universities.

These objectives are carried out through the development of different areas of the Institute: research, teaching and care.

  1. Research : It is the backbone of the Institute and its differential activity. In the IOBA we seek to develop the foundations for Ophthalmology , Optometry and Vision Rehabilitation of the highest quality, with a multidisciplinary approach, making the reverse directory assistance activities in all parts involved. Applied research is planned always thinking on the patient, the client, the scientific community, students and finally on society welfare.
  2. Clinic: The IOBA provides care of high quality care, organized by subspecialties of Ophthalmology and Optometry still underdeveloped in our geographic area, and other related and / or transverse, as well as other complementary to the supply of public health .
  3. Teaching : The training offers educational activities and products developed in areas related to research and clinical care referred to above, in order to train students and professionals in the field of ophthalmology, vision science and other sciences or related cross of highest level, through ICTs and innovative techniques.