Events

ARVO Researchers Support Increased NIH/NEI and Defense-related Vision Research Funding During January 23 Advocacy Day

01/23/2009 - ARVO Researchers Support Increased NIH/NEI and Defense-Related Vision Research Funding During January 23 Advocacy Day ARVO Advocacy Day Participants included (from left to right):… Read More

NAEVR Initiates Celebration of NEI’s 40th Anniversary with Capitol Hill Reception

01/20/2009 - NAEVR/AEVR Initiate NEI 40th Anniversary Events in 2009 with Capitol Hill Reception Cong. Pete Sessions (R-TX) provides a welcome On January 28, the National Alliance … Read More

AEVR Congressional Briefing Highlights AMD Awareness Week 2008; Scientist Reveals Advances in Translation of Genetic Discoveries

09/16/2008 - AEVR Congressional Briefing Highlights AMD Awareness Week 2008 Scientist Reveals Advances in Translation of Genetic Discoveries Gregory Hageman, Ph.D. On September 16,… Read More

Researchers Describe Initial Results of Human Gene Therapy Trials for Blinding Eye Diseases

06/24/2008 - Click here to read NEI Press Release on results of Phase 1 Gene Therapy trial Hill Briefing Highlights Research Effort that is Helping the Blind to See Click here for print version … Read More

The National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research

06/11/2008 - Members of Congress, NIH and NEI Directors Recognize AEVR/NAEVR and Vision Community for Dedication to the Vision Health of All Americans June 10, 2008 Cong. Pete Sessions (R-… Read More

NEI’s Second Event to Celebrate Its 40th Anniversary Focuses on the Genetic Basis of Eye Disease

04/18/2008 - NEI’s Second Event to Celebrate its 40th Anniversary Focuses on the Genetic Basis of Eye Disease Left to right: National Advisory Eye Council (NAEC) Member and Symposium speaker V… Read More

NEI and FDA Collaborate to Address Clinical Trial Issues for Glaucoma Drug and Device Diagnostics and Therapies

03/15/2008 - NEI and FDA Collaborate to Address Clinical Trial Issues for Glaucoma Drug and Device Diagnostics and Therapies Program Co-Chairs Robert N. Weinreb, M.D. (left) and Paul Kaufman,… Read More

NAEVR Joins AGS in Advocacy and Education on World Glaucoma Day

03/06/2008 - AGS Advocates for Glaucoma Awareness and Research in Capitol Hill Visits and a Glaucoma Screening Event on the First-ever World Glaucoma Day On March 6, members of the American Glaucoma Society (… Read More

NEI and FDA Collaborate to Address Clinical Trial Issues for Glaucoma Drug and Device Diagnostics and Therapies

03/01/2008 - Click Here for Print Version NEI and FDA Collaborate to Address Clinical Trial Issues for Glaucoma Drug and Device Diagnostics and Therapies Program Co-Chairs Robert N. Weinre… Read More

Using Real-time OCT, AEVR Educates Capitol Hill on Visual Imaging Technologies Revolutionizing the Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Disease

02/26/2008 - Using Real-time OCT, AEVR Educates Capitol Hill on Visual Imaging Technologies Revolutionizing the Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Disease Attendees view real-time OCT images … Read More

Vision Research Meeting Battlefield Needs: Corneal Wound Sealing/Healing and Protection

02/18/2008 - Vision Research Meeting Battlefield Needs: Corneal Wound Sealing/Healing and Protection Left to right: AEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky with Irene Kochevar, Ph.D. (Massachus… Read More

Nei’s Trans-institute Research Praised, Vision Community Represented in Initial Meeting of Council to Guide NIH Common Fund

11/09/2007 - NEI’s Trans-Institute Research Praised, Vision Community Represented in Initial Meeting of Council to Guide NIH Common Fund Dr. Lenworth Johnson with Dr. Alan Krensky, Director of… Read More

NEI Director Dr. Paul Sieving Educates Capitol Hill About Rare Eye Diseases at an FFB/AEVR Congressional Briefing

10/31/2007 - NEI Director Dr. Paul Sieving Educates Capitol Hill about Rare Eye Diseases at an FFB/AEVR Congressional Briefing At an October 31 briefing sponsored by Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) and the… Read More

NAEVR Member BVA Testifies on VA Medical Research Programs on Traumatic Eye Injury

10/04/2007 - BVA’s Tom Zampieri Cites NAEVR’s Examples of Defense-related Vision Research at a Veterans Affairs Health Subcommittee Hearing on VA Medical Research Programs October 4, 2007 B… Read More

NAEVR and Alliance for Aging Research Release Silver Book: Vision Loss with Congressional Briefing Highlighting Impact of Age-related Eye Diseases

09/25/2007 - NAEVR and Alliance for Aging Research Release Silver Book: Vision Loss with Congressional Briefing Highlighting Impact of Age-Related Eye Diseases Left to right: Dan Perry, Dr. Mi… Read More

NAEVR Participates in ARVO Meeting to Develop New Tool to Assess the Cost of Vision Impairment

09/18/2007 -   NAEVR Participates in ARVO Meeting to Develop New Tool to Assess Cost of Vision Impairment   On September 17 in Vancouver, Canada, members of the Association for Research in Vision and Op… Read More

ARVO Member Hosts Congressional Staff Member

08/10/2007 - ARVO Member Hosts Congressional Staff Member Joe Carlisle and Dr. Linda McLoon On August 8, Linda McLoon, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota) hosted Joe Carlisle from the… Read More

Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) Congressional Briefing on Children’s Vision Research

06/28/2007 - Children’s Vision Researchers Educate Capitol Hill about Latest Studies to Diagnose and Treat Vision Impairment and Eye Disease On June 28, the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) hosted … Read More

AEVR Congressional Briefing Addresses the Importance for Vision Health of the Interplay Between Genes and Lifestyle

02/20/2007 - AEVR Congressional Briefing Addresses the Importance for Vision Health of the Interplay Between Genes and Lifestyle On February 20, 2007, AEVR sponsored a Capitol Hill briefing featuring Debra Sc… Read More

Vision Research Community Discusses Pivotal Role of Ocular Epidemiology in the Translation of Basic Research

01/31/2007 - Vision Research Community Discusses Pivotal Role of Ocular Epidemiology in the Translation of Basic Research The Fourth U.S. Symposium on Ocular Epidemiology, held January 29-31, 2007, in Sarasot… Read More

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