FY2020 Funding Positions


DOD/Vision Research Program


NAEVR in Action

  Speakers Urge More Dry Eye Disease Research as Vision Community Recognizes Dry Eye Awareness Month 2019 with Capitol Hill Briefing and Screening

  NAEVR Meets with US Surgeon General to Advance Vision and Eye Health

  AEVR Congressional Briefing Emphasizes Value of NEI¬ís DRCR Retina Network

  Researchers Urge Congress to Raise Budget Caps to Facilitate FY2020 NIH/NEI Funding Increases

  NAEVR Defense Funding Session Features DOD Vision Program Manager, Insights into the FY2019 Program Announcement

  Private Vision Research Funding Foundations Advocate with Their Congressional Delegations for FY2020 NIH/NEI Funding Increases

  AEVR Congressional Briefing Focuses on Genetic Basis of Glaucoma

  ARVO President Dr. Steven Fliesler Advocates for Military Eye Trauma Research Funding

  ARVO Advocates Among First to Request FY2020 NIH/NEI Funding Increases and Meet with Key Senate Appropriations Staff Directors

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AEVR Was Pleased to Hold Two September 2018 Events In Conjuction with the Fourth Annual Emerging Vision Scientists Day on Capitol Hill

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JAMA Ophthalmology Publishes Paper Entitled Public Attitudes About Eye and Vision Health

Research!America, AEVR and RPB Release Public Opinion Poll Results on the Public's Attitudes Toward Vision and Blindness

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Click here to Watch the Video of the National Press Club Event

Click Here to See the New Vision and Blindess Fact Sheet

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AEVR's Decade of Vision 2010-2020

New DOV Deliverable: The Value of Federally Funded Vision Research - National Eye Institute (NEI)

Value of Defense-Related Vision Research Brochure


Major NEI and NIH Initiatives

NEI Audacious Goals Initiative in Regenerative Medicine

NIH Brain 2025 Initiative