CORE Biosciences

CORE’s multidisciplinary biosciences team works together to investigate fundamental research questions relating to the ocular surface and biomaterials, particularly contact lenses.

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CORE Clinical

CORE’s team of highly trained clinical scientists has the capacity to execute all stages of study development, from protocol development through recruitment, data collection and analysis, and report generation, for Phase II, III and IV

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CORE Education

CORE Education is dedicated to providing eye care professionals and their patients with information and educational tools in a variety of accessible formats.

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CORE People

CORE is made up of vision scientists, clinicians, microbiologists, administrators, educators, molecular biologists, biotechnicians, data processing specialists and biochemists.

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Research Expertise

CORE seamlessly integrates clinical observations with insights grounded in basic bioscience.

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New Contact Lens Update Focuses on Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Latest Issue Introduces Case Record Feature that Translates Research Into Clinical Practice WATERLOO, Ontario, February 18th, 2021—The Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) has published issue number 58 of its free online education magazine, Contact Lens Update. This edition launches a new case record feature that shares research-relevant yet patient-centred insights as experienced by … Read More “New Contact Lens Update Focuses on Meibomian Gland Dysfunction”

Two CORE Researchers Inducted into ISCLR

WATERLOO, Ontario, January 21, 2021—Two researchers at the Centre for Ocular Research and Education (CORE) at the University of Waterloo have been inducted into the International Society for Contact Lens Research (ISCLR), in recognition of their contribution to the field. CORE’s William Ngo, OD, PhD, FAAO, head of biosciences and research assistant professor, and Chau-Minh … Read More “Two CORE Researchers Inducted into ISCLR”