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Research to Prevent Blindness and Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology Announce 2019 Recipient of RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding AMD Research

Christine Curcio, PhD, has been selected as the 2019 RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding AMD Research (Weeks Award). The Weeks Award, funded through the generosity of Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB), an anonymous donor, and the Association...
12-Aug-2019 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research to Prevent Blindness and American Academy of Ophthalmology Award Grants for Big Data Research to Improve Patient Care

The American Academy of Ophthalmology and Research to Prevent Blindness today announced this year’s recipients of the RPB/AAO Award for IRIS® Registry Research, who are conducting big data research in ophthalmology and blindness prevention.
30-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Vision Community Dry Eye Awareness Month 2019 Activities Include Congressional Briefing and Screening

Today, the vision community and its coalition partners announced awareness and educational activities in July 2019 around the annual recognition of Dry Eye Awareness Month.
10-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research to Prevent Blindness and Partners Award $1.2 Million In Grants for Novel AMD Research

Research to Prevent Blindness, with its partners, the American Macular Degeneration Foundation (AMDF) and the International Retinal Research Foundation (IRRF), has awarded four grants aimed at stimulating and supporting new lines of research...
24-Jun-2019 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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RPB Career Development Awards Deliver Billion Dollar Promise

Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) announces the 30th anniversary of one of its flagship grant programs: the RPB Career Development Award (CDA).
29-Apr-2019 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research to Prevent Blindness and Lions Club International Foundation to Continue Low Vision Research Award Partnership

Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) and Lions Club International Foundation (LCIF) announced today that they will continue their partnership in the RPB/LCIF Low Vision Research Award.
1-Oct-2018 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research to Prevent Blindness and Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology Announce 2018 Recipient of RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding AMD Research

Jayakrishna Ambati, MD, has been selected as the 2018 RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding AMD Research (Weeks Award).
29-Aug-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research to Prevent Blindness and American Academy of Ophthalmology Award Grants for Big Data Research to Advance Patient Care

The American Academy of Ophthalmology and Research to Prevent Blindness today announced the first recipients of the RPB/AAO Award for IRIS® Registry Research. The grant supports researchers who want to conduct population-based studies in...
17-Jul-2018 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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The mission of Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) is to preserve and restore vision by supporting research to develop treatments, preventives and cures for all conditions that damage and destroy sight. Since it was founded in 1960, RPB has channeled more than $368 million into eye research. As a result, RPB has been identified with nearly every major breakthrough in vision research in that time.

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Diana Friedman
Director of External Affairs

dfriedman@rpbusa.org

212-752-4333

Jo Casella
Asst. to Director of External Affairs

jcasella@rpbusa.org

212-752-4333

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