Presentation and objectives



Presentation and objectives

The Joaquin Barraquer Chair of Research into Ophthalmology is a university institution, established in November 2000, through a joint initiative with the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the Institut Univeristari Barraquer (Barraquer University Institute), with the purpose of promoting research, development (R&D) and innovation in the field of ophthalmology.



  • Experimental research into the development of new ophthalmological surgery techniques
  • Support and promotion of clinical studies and research for development in ophthalmology



  • Marina Geli
    "The Barraquer family has grown with Barcelona, with its desire for modernity [...]
  • Javier Godó, conde de Godó
    "In the last third of the 19th century Barcelona had a generation of [...]
  • Xavier Trias
    "The Centro de Oftalmología Barraquer (Barraquer Ophthalmology Centre) was born [...]
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