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ARVO and ARVO Foundation Awards Nominations Opening July 1

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and ARVO Foundation for Eye Research announce the opening of nominations for their respective awards, including three new awards— the Genentech Career Development Award for...
24-Jun-2020 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dry Eye Awareness Month 2020 Focuses On How Lifestyle Changes During the COVID-19 Pandemic Can Affect Vision

On July 8, the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) in conjunction with the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) will host the Fifth Annual Dry Eye Awareness Month Congressional Briefing entitled How Lifestyle Changes During the...
24-Jun-2020 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ARVO Foundation Announces New Genentech Career Development Award for Underrepresented Minorities

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) today announced the launch of a new career development program aimed to provide early-career underrepresented minority (URM) scientists the opportunity to explore novel and innovative...
16-Jan-2020 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

ARVO and EBAA Announce EyeFind Research Grants

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.
14-Nov-2019 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Outdoor Exercise Reduces Progression of Common Vision Issue in Children

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...
25-Jun-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
12-Jun-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ARVO Foundation Announces New Mallinckrodt Uveitis Research Fellowship

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...
2-Apr-2019 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Eye Summit Puts Focus on Saving Vision in Premature Infants

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...
13-Jul-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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