Events

Vision 2020/USA Educates Capitol Hill About the State of Children’s Eye Care Around the World

09/16/2010 - Vision 2020/USA Educates Capitol Hill About the State of Children’s Eye Care Around the World Left to right: Prevent Blindness America’s Chief Operating Officer Jeff Todd present… Read More

NAEVR and DOD Describe Defense-related Vision Research Funding Opportunities at the Schepens Fourth Military Vision Symposium

09/01/2010 - NAEVR and DOD Describe Defense-related Vision Research Funding Opportunities at the Schepens Fourth Military Vision Symposium Left to right: Colonel Ray Santullo, O.D., Optometry … Read More

NAEVR Attends Blinded Veterans Association Annual Meeting

08/07/2010 - NAEVR Attends Blinded Veterans Association Annual Meeting In late August, NAEVR member and advocacy partner Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) held its 65th National Conve… Read More

Congressional Briefing Stresses Growing Need for Low Vision Rehabilitation Services

07/16/2010 - Congressional Briefing Stresses Growing Need for Low Vision Rehabilitation Services Featured speaker Michael Fischer, O.D., F.A.A.O. (Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center) … Read More

At World Ophthalmology Congress, NAEVR Speaks About the Impact of Economic Stimulus Funding on Vision Research and Meets with European Advocacy Colleagues

06/12/2010 - At World Ophthalmology Congress, NAEVR Speaks about the Impact of Economic Stimulus Funding on Vision Research and Meets with European Advocacy Colleagues NAEVR’s James Jorkasky … Read More

Artificial Retina Holds Promise for Restoring Vision to Millions

04/29/2010 - Artificial Retina Holds Promise for Restoring Vision to Millions Lead Artificial Retina Researcher Mark Humayun, M.D., Ph.D. Nearly 25 years ago, when Mark Humayun… Read More

Vision Community Unites to Observe World Glaucoma Week on Capitol Hill

03/11/2010 - Vision Community Unites to Observe World Glaucoma Week on Capitol Hill Christopher Girkin, M.D., M.S.P.H., speaks On March 11, the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research… Read More

In January 29 Advocacy Day, ARVO Members Among First to Request FY2011 NIH Funding at $35 Billion

01/29/2010 - In January 29 Advocacy Day, ARVO Members Among First to Request FY2011 NIH Funding at $35 Billion Participants on their way to the House included: Front Row: Daniel Stamer, Ph.D.… Read More

AEVR Co-sponsors Capitol Hill Welcome Reception for NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins

12/01/2009 - AEVR Co-sponsors Capitol Hill Welcome Reception for NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins AEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky speaks with Dr. Collins, who expressed his enthusiasm … Read More

October 30 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Advocacy Day

10/30/2009 - ARVO Members Among First to Educate Congress about ARRA-Funded Research Cong. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ, center) with Shigeru Kinoshita M.D., Ph.D. (Kyoto Prefectural University of Medi… Read More

NAEVR Joins Research Means Hope.org in Calling for Robust NIH Funding at a National Medical Research Day Press Event

10/21/2009 - NAEVR Joins Research Means Hope.org in Calling for Robust NIH Funding at a National Medical Research Day Press Event Edward Miller, M.D., Dean and CEO of Johns Hopkins University … Read More

Vision 2020/USA World Sight Day Congressional Briefing About Women Bearing a Disproportionate Burden from Eye Disease

10/01/2009 - Vision Community Unites to Recognize World Sight Day 2009 Left to right: AEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky joined moderator Louis Pizzarello, M.D., M.P.H., (Columbia Universi… Read More

Researcher Educates Capitol Hill About the Robo4 Protein Pathway During AMD Awareness Week 2009

09/22/2009 - Researcher Educates Capitol Hill About the Robo4 Protein Pathway During AMD Awareness Week 2009 Kang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D. discusses the dramatic implications of his AMD research … Read More

Capitol Hill and Vision Community Recognize NEI 40th Anniversary

06/17/2009 - Capitol Hill and Vision Community Recognize NEI 40th Anniversary Cong. Pete Sessions (R-TX, center), the lead Republican co-sponsor of H. Res. 366 (along with lead Democratic spon… Read More

NAEVR Booth at ARVO Served As a "Town Hall" for Answers on NIH/DOD Research Funding Issues and to Contact Congress to Support an NEI Funding Increase

05/07/2009 - NAEVR Booth at ARVO Served as a "Town Hall" For Answers on NIH/DOD Research Funding Issues and to Contact Congress to Support an NEI Funding Increase At the May 3-7, 2009, Association for Research… Read More

NAEVR Hosts Key DOD Representatives in Standing Room-only Session on Defense-related Vision Research Opportunities at the ARVO Annual Meeting

05/04/2009 - NAEVR Hosts Key DOD Representatives in Standing Room-Only Session on Defense-Related Vision Research Opportunities at the ARVO Annual Meeting Telemedicine and Advanced Technology… Read More

Inaugural NEI 40th Anniversary Event Features Blind Mountain Climber, New Technology to Get Visual Signals to the Brain

04/03/2009 - Inaugural NEI 40th Anniversary Event Features Blind Mountain Climber, New Technology to Get Visual Signals to the Brain Left to right: NEI Director Paul Sieving, M.D., Ph.D., Ed W… Read More

Vision Community Unites to Observe World Glaucoma Day on Capitol Hill

03/12/2009 - Vision Community Unites to Observe World Glaucoma Day on Capitol Hill To recognize the second annual World Glaucoma Day (WGD) on March 12, the Association for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) sponso… Read More

The National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research

03/12/2009 - World Glaucoma Day World Glaucoma Day website NAEVR is pleased to participate in and promote several of the United States-based events associated with second annualWorld Glaucoma Day on March… Read More

AEVR/FFB Congressional Briefing Highlights Urgency for Deaf-blind Research

02/07/2009 - AEVR/FFB Congressional Briefing Highlights Urgency for Deaf-Blind Research William Kimberling, Ph.D., speaks to attendees Imagine trying to live with the challenges of… Read More

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