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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CORE NEWS

CORE to Present Insights, Receive Accolades at 2019 Global Contact Lens Symposium

Practitioner Lectures, Educator Meeting and IACLE Award Presentation Highlight Annual Meeting WATERLOO, Ontario, January 22, 2019—The Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) today announced a series of events in which it will participate at the 2019 Global Specialty Lens Symposium (GSLS). The annual meeting is taking place from January 24 – 27 at the … Read More “CORE to Present Insights, Receive Accolades at 2019 Global Contact Lens Symposium”

Review Study Draws Attention to Inadequate Hand Hygiene Among Contact Lens Wearers, Suggests Strategies to Avoid Infection

Up to 50% of Patients May Disregard or Neglect Handwashing; CORE Paper Shows Potential in Education & Innovative Design to Combat Poor Habits WATERLOO, Ontario, January 19, 2019—Improper hand hygiene can have serious consequences for contact lens wearers, according to a recent paper from the Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE). The report, published … Read More “Review Study Draws Attention to Inadequate Hand Hygiene Among Contact Lens Wearers, Suggests Strategies to Avoid Infection”