NAEVR and AEVR have returned to in-person events as circumstances permit. Videos of NAEVR activities and AEVR Congressional briefings are available below.
July 20, 2023
AEVR's 2023 Dry Eye Disease Congressional Briefing
On July 20, The Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR), in Conjunction with the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS), held a Congressional Briefing entitled A Lifestyle Epidemic: Ocular Surface Disease - The Impact of Cosmetics on Eye Health.
June 01, 2023
AEVR Rare Eye Disease Congressional Briefing
On May 25, AEVR hosted a Congressional Briefing, entitled "Rare Eye Disease: Research Bringing Treatments to Patients", which looked at lesser-known retinal eye diseases that, left untreated, can lead to severe vision impairment and blindness. The featured speaker was Ben Shaberman, PhD, Vice President of Science Communications for Alliance member the Foundation Fighting Blindness, along with perspectives from three patient advocates.
July 13, 2022
AEVR Hosts Virtual Dry Eye Disease Congressional Briefing
On July 13, the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research, along with the Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society, held a virtual Congressional Briefing entitled "Researching the Impact of Lifestyle on Ocular Surface Disease"
May 25, 2022
AEVR's Diabetic Retinopathy Congressional Briefing
On May 25, AEVR's Research Saving Sight, Restoring Vision Initiative hosted a virtual Congressional Briefing entitled "NEI’s Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research (DRCR) Retina Network: Optimizing Treatment for Diabetic Eye Disease Patients", featuring DRCR Chair Jennifer Sun, MD.
May 12, 2022
NAEVR Hosts Defense Research Funding Session at the 2022 ARVO Annual Meeting
On May 2, NAEVR held its Defense Related Vision Research Opportunities Session at the 2022 ARVO Annual Meeting in Denver. VRP Program Manager Tian Wang, PhD, was the featured speaker.