Defense-Related Research Funding

Defense-Related Research Funding

Welcome to NAEVR's Defense research Advocacy Center, where you can access our position on Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 federal funding for Department of Defense medical research programs, view recent Legislative Updates,  view summaries of past AEVR-sponsored Congressional Briefings on Capitol Hill (featuring DOD-sponsored research) and read about the NAEVR advocacy and AEVR educational activities in the Contributor Reports.

To learn more about the range of medical research programs managed by the Department of Defense or to search through the abstract database, click here.

Department of Defense Vision Research Program

NAEVR Defense Funding Session Features DOD Vision Program Manager, Insights into the FY2023 Program Announcement

05/01/2023 - VRP Program Manager Tian Wang, PhD, addresses the audience NAEVR’s April 24 Defense-Related Vision Research Opportunities session at the ARVO Annual Meeting in New Orlean… Read More

NAEVR Attends 8th Military Vision Symposium on Innovation and Unmet Needs for Ocular Injury

03/06/2023 - The Military Vision Symposium Speakers The National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) was pleased to support and participate in the Military Vision Symposium o… Read More

Congress Passes, President Signs Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus

01/03/2023 - On December 29, President Biden signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, a $1.7 trillion Omnibus Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Appropriations bill which combined all FY2023 spending bills into one… Read More

House Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2023 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill with $20 M for Vision Research Program

06/23/2022 - On June 22 the House Appropriations Committee approved its Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Defense spending bill which includes $20 million in VRP funding, the fifth year that the program has been funded at th… Read More

NAEVR Hosts Defense Research Funding Session at ARVO Annual Meeting

05/12/2022 - VRP Program Manager Tian Wang, PhD, speaks to the audience Click here to watch the video. For the first time since the start of the pandemic, the NAEVR Defen… Read More

NAEVR and ARVO Host Defense Research Funding Opportunities Webinar

06/04/2021 - CDMRP Vision Program Manager Tian Wang, PhD On June 2 NAEVR, along with the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), held a special Defense Research Fundi… Read More

DOD Vision Research Program Releases FY2021 Program Announcements

05/17/2021 - On May 14, the Department of Defense’s (DOD) Vision Research Program (VRP) released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Program Announcements, with $20 million available for research. This year marks the third… Read More

NAEVR And ARVO to Host Defense Research Funding Opportunities Webinar

05/04/2021 - (Washington, D.C.) Today, the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) announced that the two organizations will host … Read More

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