Events

International Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Week Congressional Briefing: NEI Researchers Discuss Therapies for This Leading Cause of Blindness

09/18/2015 - International Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Week Congressional Briefing: NEI Researchers Discuss Therapies for this Leading Cause of Blindness Featured speakers from the … Read More

NAEVR Participates in Project Gemini Exchange Program

06/15/2015 - NAEVR Participates in Project Gemini Exchange Program The full group of 2015 Project Gemini participants—including United States, United Kingdom, and South African veterans-visit… Read More

AEVR Holds First-ever Congressional Briefing on Uveitis

06/03/2015 - AEVR Holds First-Ever Congressional Briefing on Uveitis Featured speaker Gary N. Holland, M.D. (Jules Stein Eye Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA) and Janine Aust… Read More

ARVO, NAEVR Witness Testifies Regarding NIH/NEI Funding

05/29/2015 - ARVO, NAEVR Witness Testifies Regarding NIH/NEI Funding House LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Tom Cole (R-OK), center, and Robert Anderson, Ph.D., left, and Daniel Carr, P… Read More

NAEVR Joins Fellow Sponsors in Identifying Priorities for the IOM Study Board

05/20/2015 - NAEVR Joins Fellow Sponsors in Identifying Priorities for the IOM Study Board IOM Study sponsor representatives at the open session included, left to right: Iris Rush (Associatio… Read More

NAEVR’s Defense Funding Session at the ARVO Annual Meeting

05/04/2015 - NAEVR’s Defense Funding Session at the ARVO Annual Meeting A record crowd attended NAEVR’s May 4 Defense-Related Vision Research Opportunities session, which focused on h… Read More

TBI Session at 2015 ARVO Annual Meeting Features Researchers and Veterans

05/02/2015 - TBI Session at 2015 ARVO Annual Meeting Features Researchers and Veterans The session panel from left: Colonel Donald Gagliano, M.D. (U.S. Army, Ret.) who moderated the panel, Ann… Read More

NAEVR Central at ARVO 2015 the Busiest Ever

05/02/2015 - NAEVR Central at ARVO 2015 the Busiest Ever NAEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky, center, speaks with ARVO Trustee Steven Fliesler, Ph.D. (Ross Eye Institute/University of Buff… Read More

Private Funding Foundations Advocate for Increased NEI Funding

03/25/2015 - Private Funding Foundations Advocate for Increased NEI Funding RPB’s Brian Hofland, Ph.D. with Dana Miller, from the office of Congresswoman Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the … Read More

Usher Syndrome Coalition Educates Congress

03/19/2015 - Usher Syndrome Coalition Educates Congress Usher Syndrome Coalition Chairman Mark Dunning (left) and featured speaker Edwin Stone, M.D., Ph.D. (University of Iowa), right, with Co… Read More

DOD-Funded Researcher Studies TBI-Related Photophobia

03/18/2015 - DOD-Funded Researcher Studies TBI-Related Photophobia Featured speaker Andrew Hartwick, O.D., Ph.D. (Ohio State University College of Optometry) On March 18, AEVR … Read More

World Glaucoma Week 2015: Controlling IOP in At-risk Populations

03/11/2015 - World Glaucoma Week 2015 Controlling IOP in At-Risk Populations Featured speaker Steven Mansberger, M.D., M.P.H. (Legacy Devers Eye Institute) On March 11, AEVR held … Read More

AEVR Celebrates Its Message About the Value of Vision Research on Capitol Hill

02/25/2015 - AEVR Celebrates its Message about the Value of Vision Research on Capitol Hill Left to right: NEI Director Paul Sieving, M.D. Ph.D., Paul D’Addario, and Cong. Jim Moran (D-VA). Mr. D’… Read More

ARVO’s Request for an NIH/NEI Funding Increase Bolstered by Young Investigators

02/06/2015 - ARVO’s Request for an NIH/NEI Funding Increase Bolstered by Young Investigators From left, Young Investigators engaged in the ARVO Advocacy Day included: Akrit Sodhi, M.D., Ph.D… Read More

World Sight Day 2014 Congressional Briefing Addresses the Impact of Diabetic Eye Disease

10/09/2014 - World Sight Day 2014 Congressional Briefing Addresses the Impact of Diabetic Eye Disease Sandra Block, O.D. (Illinois College of Optometry and VISION 2020/USA Chair), Susan Bressl… Read More

NAEVR Hosts Congressional Reception for 110th Congress

10/02/2014 - Vision Research Community Welcomes 110th Congress Urging an Increase In and Timeliness of NIH/NEI Appropriations On January 31, NAEVR, on behalf of the community of support for eye and vision res… Read More

AEVR Releases Attitudinal Survey, Vision and Blindness Fact Sheet

09/18/2014 - AEVR Releases Attitudinal Survey, Vision and Blindness Fact Sheet The Release Panel (identified in image below) discussed the survey findings an… Read More

NAEVR and ARVO Represented by Young Investigators at the Rally for Medical Research Advocacy Day 2014

09/18/2014 - NAEVR and ARVO Represented by Young Investigators at the Rally for Medical Research Advocacy Day 2014 NAEVR representative Adiv Johnson, Ph.D. with National Institutes of Health … Read More

AEVR International AMD Awareness Week 2014 Congressional Briefing: Early Detection Can Lead to Better Outcomes

09/18/2014 - AEVR International AMD Awareness Week 2014 Congressional Briefing: Early Detection Can Lead to Better Outcomes Featured speaker Neil Bressler, M.D. (Wilmer Eye Institute/Johns Ho… Read More

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Informs Congressional Appropriator David Joyce About Research Benefits

05/30/2014 - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Informs Congressional Appropriator David Joyce about Research Benefits Left to right: Suber Huang, M.D., M.B.A., Cong. David Jo… Read More

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