Events

FY2014 NIH Funding at $32 Billion and NEI Funding at $730 Million in Verbal Testimony Presented at a March 13 Public Witness Hearing Held by the House LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee

01/01/2014 - NAEVR Testifies at House Public Witness Hearing Requesting FY2014 Funding for NIH of $32 Billion, NEI of $730 Million NAEVR witness Hendrik Scholl, M.D. (Wilmer Eye Institute/Joh… Read More

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

10/09/2013 - The Value of Federally Funded Vision Research On October 9, 2013, AEVR Reseased released a new educational brochure entitled The Value of Federally Funded Vision Research-National Eye Institut… Read More

AEVR International AMD Awareness Week Congressional Briefing: Young Researcher Uses “big Data” to Determine Genetic Basis of AMD

09/19/2013 - AEVR International AMD Awareness Week Congressional Briefing: Young Researcher Uses “Big Data” to Determine Genetic Basis of AMD Featured speaker Goncalo Abecasis, D.Phil. (Univer… Read More

The Seattle Times Prints Story About ARVO’s Veterans Vision and TBI Session, Attended by Blinded Veterans and Congressional Staff

05/05/2013 - The Seattle Times Prints Story about ARVO’s Veterans Vision and TBI Session, attended by Blinded Veterans and Congressional Staff NAEVR was pleased to assist ARVO Trustee John Clark, Ph.D. (Unive… Read More

Funding is the Talk of NAEVR Central at ARVO 2013

05/02/2013 - Funding is the Talk of NAEVR Central at ARVO 2013 NAEVR’s James Jorkasky and David Epstein in front of NAEVR Central 2013 in Seattle Due to its prominent position nex… Read More

NAEVR Rallies for Medical Research Funding: “More Progress, More Hope, More Life”

04/08/2013 - NAEVR Rallies for Medical Research Funding: “More Progress, More Hope, More Life” The Rally for Medical Research was held in Mount Vernon Square in front of the Washington D.C. C… Read More

DOD-Funded Researcher Studies the Impact of Primary Blast Injuries on the Eye

03/19/2013 - DOD-Funded Researcher Studies the Impact of Primary Blast Injuries on the Eye Featured speaker T. Vicky Nguyen, Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins University) On March 19, AEVR’s D… Read More

AEVR’s World Glaucoma Week 2013 Briefing Features Real-time OCT Imaging

03/07/2013 - AEVR’s World Glaucoma Week 2013 Briefing Features Real-Time OCT Imaging Gadi Wollstein, M.D. (University of Pittsburgh) speaks On March 7, AEVR’s Decade of Vision 2010… Read More

NAEVR Joins Vision Community in Addressing Audacious Goals to Preserve and Restore Vision

02/26/2013 - NAEVR Joins Vision Community in Developing Audacious Goals to Preserve and Restore Vision NEI Director Paul Sieving, M.D., Ph.D. welcomes attendees to this meeting using “science… Read More

ARVO Advocates Urge Congress to Avoid Sequestration

02/07/2013 - ARVO Advocates Urge Congress to Avoid Sequestration ARVO Executive Director Sally Atherton, Ph.D., FARVO, center, and Ava Bittner, O.D., Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins University/Wilmer Ey… Read More

World Sight Day 2012 Congressional Briefing Highlights Collaborations in Vision Research and Blindness Prevention Activities

10/11/2012 - World Sight Day 2012 Congressional Briefing Highlights Collaborations In Vision Research and Blindness Prevention Activities Left to right: Speakers Gyan “John” Prakash, Ph.D., M.… Read More

AEVR International AMD Awareness Week Congressional Briefing: Research Suggests AMD As Multiple Biological Diseases

09/20/2012 - AEVR International AMD Awareness Week Congressional Briefing: Research Suggests AMD as Multiple Biological Diseases Gregory Hageman, Ph.D. (Moran Eye Center, University of Utah),… Read More

Schepens Military Vision Symposium: AEVR Releases Defense Vision Brochure, DOD Announces $14 Million in Awards to 21 Vision Researchers

09/18/2012 - Schepens Military Vision Symposium: AEVR Releases Defense Vision Brochure, DOD Announces $14 Million in Awards to 21 Vision Researchers Left to right: Joint DOD/VA Vision Center … Read More

The Value of Defense-related Vision Research: Peer-reviewed Vision Trauma Research Program in Defense Appropriations

09/18/2012 - The Value of Defense-Related Vision Research: Peer-Reviewed Vision Trauma Research Program in Defense Appropriations On September 18, at the Fifth Military Vision Symposium on Ocular and Visio… Read More

Capitol Hill Education Focuses on Diabetic Retinopathy

09/13/2012 - Capitol Hill Education Focuses on Diabetic Retinopathy Featured speaker Neil Bressler, M.D. (Wilmer Eye Institute) at the September 13 Congressional Briefing During the wee… Read More

Vision Impairment and Blindness Incidence Increases in Last Decade with Greatest Increase in Diabetic Retinopathy

07/07/2012 - Vision Impairment and Blindness Incidence Increases In Last Decade With Greatest Increase in Diabetic Retinopathy NAEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky with Prevent Blindness A… Read More

NAEVR Participates in Project Gemini, an Exchange Between US and UK Blinded Veterans

05/30/2012 - NAEVR Participates in Project Gemini, an Exchange Between US and UK Blinded Veterans Blind Veterans UK’s Brighton facility, the base for Project Gemini, hosts veterans for respite… Read More

NEI Signs Agreement with UK for Collaborative Research into Inflammatory Eye Diseases

05/25/2012 - NEI Signs Agreement with UK for Collaborative Research into Inflammatory Eye Diseases Peng Tee Khaw, M.D., Ph.D. hosts the signing event at Moorfields Eye Hospital On … Read More

DOD Announces $12.2 M Allocated for Awards to Vision Researchers

05/07/2012 - DOD Announces $12.2 M Allocated for Awards to Vision Researchers TATRC Vision Program Manager Robert Read describes plans for the Vision Research Program’s FY2011/2012 funding cy… Read More

NAEVR Central, the Vision Research Community’s “Town Hall,” Draws Record Number of Visitors at 2012 ARVO Annual Meeting

05/01/2012 - NAEVR Central, the Vision Research Community’s “Town Hall,” Draws Record Number of Visitors at 2012 ARVO Annual Meeting NAEVR’s James Jorkasky and David Epstein in front of NAEVR… Read More

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