Events

AEVR Holds First-Ever Thyroid Eye Disease Briefing Focusing on Patient Impact

11/21/2019 - Featured speaker Raymond Douglas, MD, PhD (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) On November 14, AEVR’s Decade of Vision 2010-2020 Initiative held its first-ever Thyro… Read More

World Sight Day 2019 Congressional Briefing Focuses on the Promise of Artificial Intelligence for Vision and Eye Health

10/18/2019 - From left: Victoria Sheffield, from the International Eye Foundation, VISION 2020 USA Chair Mitchell Brinks, MD, MPH, and featured speaker Michael F. Chiang, MD, both from the Casey … Read More

Emerging Vision Scientists to Congress: Finalize FY2020 Spending Bills Since Delayed Appropriations Hurt Scientific Progress

09/27/2019 - The class of the Fifth Annual Emerging Vision Scientists Day (see names  below) who participated in the AEVR and NAEVR events reflecting the breadth of breakthrough vision res… Read More

International Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Week Congressional Briefing: New Stem Cell-Based Therapies for Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Blast-Related Eye Injuries

09/25/2019 - Featured speaker Kapil Bharti, PhD (National Eye Institute)   On September 18, in recognition of both Healthy Aging Month and International Age-related Macula… Read More

NAEVR/AEVR Presents Plaque of Recognition to Retiring NEI Director at NIH Campus Event

09/06/2019 - Retiring NEI Director Paul Sieving, MD, PhD, center, holds a plaque of recognition presented to him by NAEVR/AEVR Boards President Paul Lee, MD, JD (Kellogg Eye Center/Univers… Read More

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

07/10/2019 - Left to right: The Briefing faculty consisted of Bridgitte Shen Lee, OD (Vision Optique), AEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky, Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society Executive Directo… Read More

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

06/15/2019 - From left: United States Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, MPH and Deputy Surgeon General Erica Schwartz, MD, JD On June 13, vision community organization and federal age… Read More

AEVR Congressional Briefing Emphasizes Value of NEI's DRCR Retina Network

05/15/2019 - Featured speakers included DRCR Retina Co-Chairs Jennifer Sun, MD, MPH (Joslin Diabetes Center/Harvard Medical School) and Daniel F. Martin, MD (Cole Eye Institute/Cleveland Clinic… Read More

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

05/01/2019 - James Jorkasky and David Epstein in front of the NAEVR Central Booth in the Vancouver Convention Centre Once again, the NAEVR Central Booth served as the Town Hall for vi… Read More

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

04/29/2019 - New CDMRP Vision Program Manager Tian Wang, PhD addresses the audience NAEVR's April 29 Defense-Related Vision Research Opportunities session at the ARVO Annual Meeting i… Read More

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

03/28/2019 - Private Vision Research Funding Foundations Advocate with Their Congressional Delegations for FY2020 NIH/NEI Funding Increases On March 28, NAEVR hosted a Private Vision Research Funding Found… Read More

AEVR Congressional Briefing Focuses on Genetic Basis of Glaucoma

03/06/2019 -   Featured speaker Louis R. Pasquale, MD (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital) On March 6, AEVR held its World Glaucoma Week 2019 Congressional Briefing, … Read More

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

02/08/2019 -   From left: The “supergroup” meeting with key Senate Appropriations staff included Peter Koulen, PhD (University of Missouri), Mahbubul Shihan, PhD, (University of Delaware), She… Read More

NAEVR Recognizes Cong. Pete Sessions for His Service in Congress and Leadership for Preserving and Restoring Vision

12/12/2018 -   National Eye Institute (NEI) Director Paul Sieving, MD, PhD, left, joins while NAEVR President Peter McDonnell, MD (Wilmer Eye Institute/Johns Hopkins University School of Medic… Read More

AEVR Supports 2018 World Sight Day Congressional Briefing Focusing on Cost-effective Treatments

10/11/2018 - AEVR Supports 2018 World Sight Day Congressional Briefing Focusing on Cost-Effective Treatments . Right: VISION 2020 USA Chair Mitchell Brinks, MD, MPH, moderated and spoke b… Read More

Emerging Vision Scientists Among First to Thank Congress for Final FY2019 NIH/NEI Appropriations

09/27/2018 - Click here to watch a video of the EVS Capitol Hill Reception The class of the Fourth Annual Emerging Vision Scientists Day (see names in box below) who participated in the AEVR a… Read More

International Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Week Congressional Briefing: Understanding the “Dry” Form of AMD to Develop Effective Treatments

09/27/2018 - International Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Week Congressional Briefing: Understanding the “Dry” Form of AMD to Develop Effective Treatments Featured speaker Ch… Read More

NAEVR and ARVO Participate in the Sixth Annual Rally for Medical Research Advocacy Day

09/13/2018 - NAEVR and ARVO Participate in the Sixth Annual Rally for Medical Research Advocacy Day As Congress Works to Finalize FY2019 NIH/NEI Appropriations NAEVR co-hosted the New York de… Read More

AEVR Authors Foreword on Fifty Years of NEI Accomplishments for USA Today “Vision and Hearing” Supplement

09/01/2018 - AEVR Authors Foreword on Fifty Years of NEI Accomplishments For USA Today Vision and Hearing Supplement The September 27 edition of USA Today included a special Vision and Hearing supplement that… Read More

NAEVR Participates in National Summit Honoring 50 Years of NEI Leadership

07/18/2018 - NAEVR Participates in National Summit Honoring 50 Years of NEI Leadership On July 18 at its 2018 Focus on Eye Health National Summit entitled Research to Impact, Prevent Blindness recognized the N… Read More

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