Events

AEVR Supports VA Research Week

04/25/2012 - AEVR Supports VA Research Week Randy Kardon, M.D., Ph.D. (University of Iowa) speaks about his VA-funded research On April 25, AEVR served as a co-sponsor of a Congr… Read More

Public Witness Testimony Before the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS) Appropriations Subcommittee

03/29/2012 - NAEVR Testifies at House Hearing and Requests FY2013 NEI Funding of $730 Million Hendrik Scholl, M.D. On March 29, NAEVR testified and requested Fiscal Year (FY) 2013… Read More

Vision Enhancement System Addresses Defense Vision Research Gaps

03/22/2012 - Vision Enhancement System Addresses Defense Vision Research Gaps Featured speaker James Weiland, Ph.D. (Doheny Eye Institute/University of Southern California) On Mar… Read More

AEVR Releases Updated Silver Book®:Vision Loss at 2012 World Glaucoma Week Congressional Briefing

03/07/2012 - AEVR Releases Updated Silver Book®:Vision Loss at 2012 World Glaucoma Week Congressional Briefing Left to right: Featured speakers clinician scientist Arthur Sit, S.M., M.D. (Mayo… Read More

NAEVR Meets with VSOs to Ensure Support for FY2012 PRMR-Vision Funding

03/01/2012 - NAEVR Meets with VSOs to Ensure Support for FY2012 PRMR-Vision Funding As in past years, the Veterans Service Organizations’ (VSO) Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Independent Budget has called for increased… Read More

NAEVR Meets with White House on Defense Vision Research Funding

02/17/2012 - NAEVR Meets with White House on Defense Vision Research Funding Second right: Dennis O’Neil, who directs National Strategies and Plans for Military Veterans, Wounded Warriors and … Read More

NIH Director Dr. Collins Applauds NAEVR’s Efforts

01/12/2012 - NIH Director Dr. Collins Applauds NAEVR’s Efforts NAEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky with NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D. at a recent NIH meeting In a… Read More

NAEVR Meets with FDA to Discuss Change in Ophthalmic Drug Reviewing Division

01/06/2012 - NAEVR Meets with FDA To Discuss Change in Ophthalmic Drug Reviewing Division Left to right: NAEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky, Office of New Drugs (OND) Director John Jenki… Read More

NEI Clinician Scientist Discusses Lifestyle and AMD

09/21/2011 - NEI Clinician Scientist Discusses Lifestyle and AMD Featured speaker Emily Chew, M.D. On September 21, AEVR’s Decade of Vision 2010-2020 Initiative hosted a Congressi… Read More

NAEVR’s James Jorkasky Speaks on Vision Research Funding Advocacy at the European Union in Brussels

06/24/2011 - NAEVR’s James Jorkasky Speaks on Vision Research Funding Advocacy at the European Union in Brussels NAEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky speaks, using the NAEVR Contributor Re… Read More

Joint Briefing with Foundation Fighting Blindness on Drug Discovery Technology

06/09/2011 - Congressional Briefing Highlights NIH’s Drug Discovery Technology Featured speaker Donald Zack, M.D., Ph.D. (Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University) Finding a… Read More

DOD Announces Plan to Issue a Program Announcement in the May/June Timeframe Per FY2011 Funding for Its Vision Research Program

05/02/2011 - DOD Announces Plan to Issue a Program Announcement in the May/June Timeframe per FY2011 Funding for its Vision Research Program TATRC Vision Portfolio Manager Robert Read describ… Read More

NAEVR Central, the Vision Research Community’s “town Hall,” Draws Record Number of Visitors at 2011 ARVO Annual Meeting

05/01/2011 - NAEVR Central, the Vision Research Community’s “Town Hall,” Draws Record Number of Visitors at 2011 ARVO Annual Meeting NAEVR’s James Jorkasky and David Epstein in front of NAEVR… Read More

AEVR's World Glaucoma Week Briefing Features Real-Time OCT Imaging

03/09/2011 - AEVR’s World Glaucoma Week Briefing Features Real-Time OCT Imaging Joel Schuman, M.D., F.A.C.S. speaks On March 9, AEVR’s Decade of Vision 2010-2020 Initiative hosted… Read More

NAEVR’s James Jorkasky Receives AGS President’s Award

03/07/2011 - NAEVR’s James Jorkasky Receives AGS President’s Award On March 5, the American Glaucoma Society (AGS) President Jeffrey Liebmann, M.D. (New York University School of Medic… Read More

February 2011 Congressional Briefing on Visual Dysfunction from Traumatic Brain Injury

02/22/2011 - DOD Funded Researchers Address Diagnosis of Visual Disorders from TBI Left to right: Joint DOD/Veterans Affairs (VA) Vision Center of Excellence (VCE) Director Colonel Donald Gagl… Read More

ARVO Members Urge Congress to Finalize FY2011 NIH Appropriations

01/28/2011 - ARVO Members Urge Congress to Finalize FY2011 NIH Appropriations The ARVO Advocates prior to their visits (see detailed images below) On January 28, members of ARVO’s… Read More

Optometry Community Urges Congress to Finalize FY2011 Appropriations While NAEVR Educates About Defense Vision Research Funding Opportunities

11/15/2010 - Optometry Community Urges Congress to Finalize FY2011 Appropriations While NAEVR Educates about Defense-related Vision Research Funding Opportunities Right to left: Earl Smith, I… Read More

Late October Capitol Hill Visits by Members of the Board of Trustees of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)

10/21/2010 - ARVO Board Educates Capitol Hill About Return on NIH Investment Left to right: Jeffrey Boatright, Ph.D., FARVO (Emory University); Paul Mitchell, M.D., Ph.D., FARVO (University o… Read More

"Exciting Time in AMD Research" Says International Clinician Scientist at Briefing Described by Congressional Staff As "Best of the Year"

09/23/2010 - "Exciting Time in AMD Research" Says International Clinician Scientist at Briefing Described by Congressional Staff as "Best of the Year" Dr. Scholl describes basic and translati… Read More

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