NEI/NIH Funding

Congress Passes, President Signs, FY2023 Continuing Resolution

10/03/2022 - On September 30, shortly before the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2022, President Biden signed a FY2023 Continuing Resolution (CR) which keeps the government operating past the start of the new fiscal year… Read More

AEVR Hosts Virtual Congressional Briefing on Dry Eye Disease

07/17/2022 - Anat Galor MD, MSPH (Bascom Palmer Eye Institute/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine) Click here to watch the video On July 13, the Alliance for Ey… Read More

NAEVR Applauds Advancement of Labor-H Appropriations Bill, Supports Increased Funding for NIH and the National Eye Institute

07/01/2022 - The National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) is encouraged to see the House Appropriations Committee continue to build on its promise to support strong public health and research infrast… Read More

House Publishes Appropriations Markup, Includes $47.6 Billion for NIH, $891.186 Million for NEI

06/30/2022 - On Thursday, June 30, the House Appropriations Sub-Committee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Related Agencies (LHHS) marked up the Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 LHHS Funding Bill. The House bill pro… Read More

Vision Community Recognizes July as DRY EYE AWARENESS MONTH, Hosting Virtual Congressional Briefing about Dry Eye Disease

06/27/2022 - (Washington, D.C.) The Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) and the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) are excited to announce our seventh annual Dry Eye Awareness Month Congressional B… Read More

House Approves ARPA-H Authorizing Legislation

06/23/2022 - On June 22, the House of Representatives passed legislation that authorizes the Advanced Research Projects Agency-H (ARPA-H). The bill, HR 5585,  which passed by a vote of 336 to 85, establishes ARPA… Read More

AEVR Hosts Virtual Congessional Briefing on Diabetic Retinopathy

05/26/2022 - Jennifer Sun MD, MPH (Joslin Diabetes Center/Harvard Medical School) Click here to watch the video. On May 25, the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR… Read More

NAEVR Statement on President’s FY23 Proposed Budget for the National Eye Institute

04/04/2022 - (Washington, DC) On March 28, the Administration released the President’s FY23 budget request. The National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) supports the statement issued by the Ad Hoc Gr… Read More

Administration Releases Fiscal Year 2023 Funding Request

03/30/2022 - On March 28, the Biden Administration released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 budget request. The proposal includes a total of $62.5 billion in discretionary and mandatory funding for the National Institu… Read More

Congress Passes, President Signs, Final FY2022 Omnibus Appropriations Legislation

03/15/2022 - On March 11, President Biden signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, a $1.5 trillion Omnibus Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Appropriations bill, which combines all the FY22 spending bills into one p… Read More

ARVO Advocates Urge Congress to Finalize FY2022 Appropriations, Fund NIH for FY2023

03/04/2022 - On February 25, NAEVR organized ARVO’s virtual Advocacy Day. This event engaged members of ARVO’s Annual Meeting Planning Committee (AMPC), Advocacy Awards winners, the Advoc… Read More

With Pending February 18 Deadline Approaching, Congress Introduces Extended Funding Bill through March 11, 2022

02/08/2022 - On February 7, with the looming February 18 deadline of the current Continuing Resolution (CR), Congresswoman DeLauro (D-CT) introduced a CR to provide a short-term extension for the 2022 fiscal year… Read More

NAEVR Comments on 21st Century Cures Act 2.0 Legislation

12/16/2021 - On December 16, NAEVR submitted comments on the 21st Century Cures Act 2.0 (H.R. 6000), introduced by House Energy & Commerce Committee members Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI), that would … Read More

Congress Passes, President Signs Continuing Resolution Through February 18, NAEVR Urges Finalization of FY2022 Appropriations Without Delay

12/03/2021 - Update:  President Bident signed the Continuing Resolution on Friday December 3. (Washington, DC) Today, the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) issued a statement upon the Decem… Read More

Congress Passes Second CR to Fund the Government, Which Awaits the President’s Signature

12/03/2021 - On December 2, shortly before the Continuing Resolution (CR) that has been funding the government in Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 was set to expire at midnight on December 3, both the House (221-212) and th… Read More

Congs. DeGette, Upton Introduce Highly Anticipated 21st Century Cures 2.0 Bill

11/18/2021 - On November 17, House Energy & Commerce (E&C) Committee members Cong. Diana DeGette [D-CO, Chair of the Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee] and Fred Upton [R-MI, Ranking Member of the Energy Sub… Read More

Senate Releases FY2022 LHHS Bill with NIH/NEI Funding Increases

11/02/2021 - On October 18, the Senate Appropriations Committee Democrats released nine of the remaining Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 appropriations bills and reports, including the Labor, Health and Human Services, and… Read More

AEVR’s Research Saving Sight, Restoring Vision Initiative Hosts Thyroid Eye Disease Congressional Briefing

11/01/2021 - Open PDF

NAEVR/AEVR Commend the NEI on the Release of its Strategic Plan Grounded in the Realities of Vision Challenges

10/31/2021 - (Washington, D.C.) On November 1, the National Eye Institute (NEI) released its Strategic Plan: Vision for the Future (2021-2025) which identifies opportunities for NEI to achieve its mission through… Read More

NAEVR Thanks Senate for NIH/NEI Funding Increases in FY2022 Bill, Urges Action to Finalize Appropriations

10/18/2021 - (Washington, DC) Today, the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) released a statement after the Senate Appropriations Committee released nine of the remaining Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 a… Read More

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