Press Release

The Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) Hosts Two Important Events Held September 20 in Conjunction with the Ninth Annual Emerging Vision Scientists Day on Capitol Hill

09/07/2023 - Wednesday, September 20 11 am - 12 Noon, House Rayburn Office Building, Room 2044 Congressional Briefing:  Advancements in Macular Degeneration: New and Upcoming Therapies The briefing will featur… Read More

NAEVR Statement on House Appropriations Committee Proposed FY2024 NIH Budget

07/17/2023 - (Washington, DC) The National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) expresses grave concern over the proposed funding cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the House Labor Health … Read More

Vision Community Recognizes July as Dry Eye Awareness Month, Hosting Congressional Briefing

07/11/2023 - Washington, D.C. - The Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) and the Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) are pleased to announce the eighth joint Dry Eye Awareness Month Congressional Bri… Read More

AEVR Announces First Congressional Briefing on Rare Eye Diseases

05/09/2023 - (Washington, DC) Today, the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) announced its first-ever Congressional Briefing focusing on lesser-known eye diseases that lead to vision loss and blindness. E… Read More

White House Plans to Nominate NCI Director to NIH Director Position

04/20/2023 - (Washington, DC) According to news reports, the White House plans to Monica M. Bertagnolli, who has been serving  as Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) since last fall, to lead the Natio… Read More

NAEVR Announces Advocacy and Educational Opportunities at the 2023 ARVO Annual Meeting

04/11/2023 - (Washington, DC) Today, the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) announced events in which it would be engaged at the 2022 ARVO Annual Meeting, to be held April 22 -  April 27, 2022,… Read More

NAEVR Statement on President’s FY2024 Budget

03/16/2023 - (Washington, DC) On March 9th, the Administration released the President’s FY2024 Budget Request. The National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) supports the statement issued by the Ad Hoc… Read More

NAEVR Statement on FY2023 Omnibus

01/05/2023 - (Washington, DC) On December 29th, President Biden signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, a $1.7 trillion Omnibus Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Appropriations bill which combined all FY2023 spen… Read More

AEVR Announces Two Important Events Held September 21

09/01/2022 - The Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) Hosts Two Important Events Held September 21 in Conjunction with the Eighth Annual Emerging Vision Scientists Day on Capitol Hill  RSVP for eve… 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

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

NAEVR Announces Advocacy and Educational Opportunities at the 2022 ARVO Annual Meeting

04/21/2022 - (Washington, DC) Today, the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) announced events in which it would be engaged at the 2022 ARVO Annual Meeting, to be held May 1 - May 4, 2022, at the… 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

NAEVR and AEVR Announce Dr. Eduardo Alfonso, MD to Board of Directors

03/01/2022 - Eduardo Alfonso, MD (Bascom Palmer Eye Institute/University of Miami (Washington, D.C.) On February 28, the Board of Directors of the National Alliance for Eye and Vision… Read More

JAMA Ophthalmology Publishes AEVR Article Describing How Early-Stage Vision Researchers Have Addressed COVID-19 Pandemic Challenges

02/17/2022 - On February 17, JAMA Ophthalmology published a Viewpoint article entitled Moving Beyond COVID-19—How the Pandemic is Associated with Transformations in Research and Careers of the Next Generation of … Read More

AEVR Announces March 8 World Glaucoma Week Congressional Briefing

02/03/2022 - (Washington, D.C.) The Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) is excited to continue its Research Saving Sight, Restoring Vision Initiative activities by launching its first Congressional Briefi… Read More

NAEVR/AEVR Boards Announce Dan Ignaszewski as New Executive Director

01/13/2022 - New NAEVR/AEVR Executive Director Dan Ignaszewski (Washington, D.C.) Today National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) and Alliance for Eye and Vision Research … Read More

NAEVR and AEVR Boards Elect New Director, Recognize Retiring Director

12/10/2021 - Joan O'Brien, MD (Scheie Eye Institute/University of Pennsylvania (Washington, D.C.) On December 9, each the Board of Directors of the National Alliance for Eye and Visio… 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

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

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