Events

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

Speakers Urge More Dry Eye Disease Research As Vision Community Recognizes Dry Eye Awareness Month 2018 with a Capitol Hill Briefing and Screening

07/11/2018 - Speakers Urge More Dry Eye Disease Research as Vision Community Recognizes Dry Eye Awareness Month 2018 with a Capitol Hill Briefing and Screening Left to right: The Briefing fac… Read More

NAEVR Defense Funding Session Features New DOD Vision Program Manager, Insights into the FY2018 Program Announcement

04/30/2018 - NAEVR Defense Funding Session Features New DOD Vision Program Manager, Insights into the FY2018 Program Announcement New CDMRP Vision Program Manager Tian Wang, PhD addresses the… Read More

Researchers Thank Congress for FY2018 NIH/NEI Funding Increases, Urge Sustained Increase for FY2019

04/29/2018 - Researchers Thank Congress for FY2018 NIH/NEI Funding Increases, Urge Sustained Increase for FY2019 James Jorkasky and David Epstein in front of the NAEVR Central Booth in the Ho… Read More

Vision Community on Hill As Congress Passes FY2018 Omnibus Spending Bill

04/01/2018 -   During the week of March 19, as Congress faced a March 23 expiration date for the fifth Continuing Resolution (CR) that funded the government, vision community advocates were on Capitol Hill. Ju… Read More

DOD Funded Researcher Examines Whole Eye Transplantation

03/29/2018 -   Featured speaker Kia Washington, MD (University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine) On March 29, AEVR hosted its ninth Defense-related Vision Research Congressional Br… Read More

Congressional Reception Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Creation of the NEI

03/21/2018 - From left: NIH Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, Gordon Legge, PhD (University of Minnesota), Cong. Pete Sessions (R-TX), and NEI Director Paul Sieving, MD, PhD On M… Read More

AEVR Congressional Briefing Focuses on Customizing Glaucoma Treatments

03/06/2018 -   Featured speaker Alex Huang, MD, PhD (University of California Los Angeles/Doheny Eye Institute) On March 6, AEVR held its World Glaucoma Week 2018 Congressional Bri… Read More

ARVO Advocates Urge NIH/NEI Funding Increases Within Hours of Congress Passing a Budget Deal

02/09/2018 -   The early February date of the annual Advocacy Day associated with ARVO's Annual Meeting Planning Committee (AMPC) meeting usually ensures that vision advocates are among the first on the Hill i… Read More

AEVR and NAEVR Support Release of Published ARVO Study on the Value of OCT

12/07/2017 -   Paper co-authors Philip Rosenfeld, MD, PhD (left) and Eric Swanson, MS (right) were Briefing presenters along with ARVO President Claude Burgoyne, MD On December 7, … Read More

AEVR Hosts First-ever World Keratoconus Day Congressional Briefing Featuring Research into Novel Treatments

11/07/2017 -   Left to right: Briefing faculty included research speaker Dimitrios Karamichos, PhD (Dean McGee Eye Institute/University of Oklahoma), National Keratoconus Foundation Executive … Read More

ARVO Advocates Urge $2 B NIH Funding Increases in FY2017 and 2018 Citing the Dramatic Return on Past NIH/NEI Investment in OCT

10/07/2017 -   Advocates who began their day with House visits included, from left: Rithwick Rajagopal, M.D., Ph.D. and Thomas Ferguson, Ph.D., (both from Washington University), Lisa Keay, Ph… Read More

World Sight Day 2017 Congressional Briefing Examines the Relationships Between Vision Impairment and Cognitive Decline

10/04/2017 - From left: Bhavani Iyer, OD, FAAO (University of Texas Health Science Center), Cynthia Owsley, PhD, MSPH (University of Alabama Birmingham), Heather Whitson, MD (Duke University) and… Read More

AEVR/NAEVR Host Third Annual Emerging Vision Scientists Day Events on Capitol Hill

09/15/2017 -     The class of the Third Annual Emerging Vision Scientists Day (see names in box below) who participated in the AEVR and NAEVR events reflectin… Read More

International Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Week Congressional Briefing: Retinal Regeneration and Stem Cell Therapy

09/13/2017 -   Featured speaker Mandeep Singh, MD, PhD (Johns Hopkins University/Wilmer Eye Institute) On September 13, in recognition of both Healthy Aging Month and Internati… Read More

Vision Community Recognizes July As Dry Eye Awareness Month with a Capitol Hill Briefing, Screening, and Poster Session

07/12/2017 - Left to right: The Briefing faculty consisted of Paul Karpecki, OD., FAAO (Kentucky Eye Institute), Susan Vitale, PhD, MHS (National Eye Institute), Janine Austin-Clayton, MD (Na… Read More

NAEVR Acknowledges VRP’s Robert Read, Who Identifies FY2017 Funding Opportunities

05/08/2017 - CDMRP Vision Program Manager Robert Read receives a plaque of recognition from NAEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky NAEVR’s May 8 Defense-Related Vision Research Oppor… Read More

Researchers Thank Congress for FY2017 Funding Increases, Express Concern About FY2018

05/03/2017 - James Jorkasky and David Epstein in front of the NAEVR Central Booth in the Baltimore Convention Center Since Congress passed and the President signed the Fiscal Year (FY… Read More

As Congress Negotiates FY2017 Omnibus Spending Bill, Private Funding Foundations Advocate for NIH/NEI Funding and Educate About Their Role in Vision Research

04/25/2017 - From left: NAEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky, RPB’s Diana Friedman, Prevent Blindness’s Sara Brown, Dana Acton Miller from the office of Cong. Nita Lowey (D-NY), and RPB Pr… Read More

NAEVR Attends 6th Military Vision Symposium on Ocular & Vision Injury

03/31/2017 - NAEVR/AEVR Board Member Joan Miller, M.D. (Harvard/Mass Eye & Ear), Steven Baskis (Specialist, U.S. Army, Retired), and NAEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky at the 6th Military Vi… Read More

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