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ARVO and EBAA Announce EyeFind Research Grants

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and the Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) today announced a new grant program that will provide financial support to researchers seeking to use human eye tissue in their work.

Channels: All Journal News, Vision,

Released:
14-Nov-2019 2:55 PM EST
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Outdoor Exercise Reduces Progression of Common Vision Issue in Children

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

New research suggests that adding 30 minutes of daily outdoor activity reduces the progression of nearsightedness, called myopia, in children if the activity is continued. The study, conducted by researchers in Beijing, China, is published in the May 2019 issue of Translational Vision Science & Technology (TVST).

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Vision,

Released:
25-Jun-2019 8:00 AM EDT
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Vision Community Dry Eye Awareness Month 2019 Activities Include Congressional Briefing and Screening

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Dry eye disease is a global problem affecting more than 30 million people in the United States alone. The Alliance for Eye and Vision Research, in conjunction with Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society, will hold a Congressional Briefing and Screening entitled Ongoing Impact of TFOS DEWS II™ on Dry Eye Clinical Practice & Research, on Capitol Hill, July 10. The Briefing features a panel of experts who participated in the development of the Report speaking about its impact on clinical practice and research.

Channels: Healthcare, Vision, All Journal News,

Released:
12-Jun-2019 6:05 AM EDT
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ARVO Foundation Announces New Mallinckrodt Uveitis Research Fellowship

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) today announced the launch of a new fellowship for early-career researchers. The Mallinckrodt Uveitis Research Fellowship, generously funded by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, will support early career investigators with a one-year grant of $45,000 in their endeavor to investigate the impetus of uveitis or other inflammatory conditions in innovative ways.

Channels: Vision,

Released:
2-Apr-2019 2:00 PM EDT
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Eye Summit Puts Focus on Saving Vision in Premature Infants

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Thanks to technology discovered through federally funded research, doctors are helping babies born early see better. Cynthia A. Toth, MD of Duke Eye Center will join other vision experts and researchers from around the country at the 2018 Focus on Eye Health National Summit to share the story of the technology used in neonatal intensive care units (NICU) around the country.

Channels: Children's Health, Vision, Local - Maryland, Local - DC Metro,

Released:
13-Jul-2018 10:00 AM EDT
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International Conference Brings Together World Leaders in Eye Cancer

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

The world’s leading ocular oncology scientists and clinicians are meeting this summer to discuss the latest research and treatment developments in eye cancer. The Ocular Oncogenesis and Oncology Conference (OOO) will be held by the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARV0) in partnership with the Champalimaud Foundation, July 18 – 21 at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in Lisbon, Portugal

Channels: Cancer, Cell Biology, Dermatology, Vision, Local - Maryland, Local - DC Metro, Medical Meetings,

Released:
10-Jul-2018 2:00 PM EDT
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Fliesler begins term as ARVO president

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Steven J. Fliesler, PhD, FARVO, of the State University of New York-Buffalo and VA Western NY Healthcare System-Buffalo is the new president of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). He succeeds Claude F. Burgoyne, MD, FARVO, (Devers Eye Institute) whose one-year term ended in May following the ARVO Annual Meeting.

Channels: Vision, Local - Maryland, Local - DC Metro,

Released:
30-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Vision Scientists Discover New Eye Treatment for Seasonal Allergies

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

A recent study shows that a new eye drop may be a potentially effective treatment for seasonal eye allergies, a condition affecting millions of people worldwide. The findings will be presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Honolulu, Hawaii, Sunday, April 29 – Thursday, May 3

Channels: Allergies, Infectious Diseases, Vision, Local - Maryland, Local - DC Metro, Medical Meetings,

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24-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Vision Studies Offer New Options for Eye Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

The findings of two new studies may help advance the diagnosis and treatment of eye cancers. The research is being presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Honolulu, Hawaii, Sunday, April 29 – Thursday, May 3.

Channels: Cancer, Vision, Local - Maryland, Local - DC Metro, Medical Meetings,

Released:
24-Apr-2018 3:25 PM EDT
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    1-May-2018 10:15 PM EDT

Scientists Discover New Ways to Diagnose and Detect Progression of Glaucoma

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

Two new research studies demonstrate that imaging technologies can help to diagnose and detect the progression of glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness in the U.S. When diagnosed early, vision loss from glaucoma can be slowed or prevented. The two studies are being presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Honolulu, Hawaii, Sunday, April 29 – Thursday, May 3.

Channels: Vision, Local - Maryland, Local - DC Metro, Medical Meetings,

Released:
24-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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