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AEVR Announces First-Ever Thyroid Eye Disease Congressional Briefing

10/18/2019 - (Washington, D.C.) Today, the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research’s (AEVR) Decade of Vision 2010-2020 Initiative announced its first Congressional Briefing on Thyroid Eye Disease, to be held on Thur… Read More

NAEVR Commends Senate LHHS Bill For Its $3 B NIH, $44 M NEI Funding Increases

09/20/2019 - (Washington, D.C.) Today, the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) issued a statement about the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS) Ap… Read More

The Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) Hosts Two Important Events Held September 18 in Conjunction with the Fifth Annual Emerging Vision Scientists Day on Capitol Hill

07/29/2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2019 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org The Alliance for Eye and Vision Resea… Read More

NAEVR Commends NEI Director Paul Sieving As He Announces His Departure

06/27/2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2019 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org NAEVR COMMENDS NEI DIRECTOR PAUL SIEV… Read More

NAEVR Commends House Passage of FY2020 Funding Minibus with Robust NIH/NEI Increases

06/20/2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2019 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org NAEVR COMMENDS HOUSE PASSAGE OF FY202… Read More

Vision Community Dry Eye Awareness Month 2019 Activities Include Congressional Briefing and Screening

06/10/2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7, 2019 CONTACT: Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society Amy Gallant Sullivan, 617-605-7128, amy@tearfilm.org James F. Jorkasky Alliance… Read More

NAEVR Supports Re-introducted "Eye Bonds" Legislation to Advance Treatments for Blindness/Vision Impairment

05/13/2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2019 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org NAEVR SUPPORTS RE-INTRODUCED EYE BONDS… Read More

NAEVR Submits FY2020 Testimony to Senate Appropriators Requesting at Least $41.6 B in NIH, $850 M in NEI Funding

05/09/2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2019 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org NAEVR SUBMITS FY2020 TESTIMONY TO SENAT… Read More

NAEVR and AEVR Boards Elect 2019-2021 Officers

05/02/2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2019 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org NAEVR AND AEVR BOARDS ELECT 2019-2021 O… Read More

NAEVR Commends House LHHS Subcommittee for Marking Up an FY2020 Spending Bill with Robuts NIH/NEI Increases

05/01/2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2019 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org NAEVR COMMENDS HOUSE LHHS SUBCOMMITTEE … Read More

NAEVR Urges Increases in Spending Caps that Would Faciliate Requested FY2020 NIH/NEI Funding Increases

04/08/2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2019 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org NAEVR URGES INCREASES IN SPENDING CAP… Read More

NAEVR Submits FY2020 Testimony to House Appropriators Requesting at Least $41.6 B in NIH, $850 M in NEI Funding

04/04/2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2020 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org NAEVR SUBMITS FY2020 TESTIMONY TO HOU… Read More

NAEVR Announces Advocacy and Educational Opportunities at the 2019 ARVO Annual Meeting

04/01/2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2019 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org NAEVR ANNOUNCES ADVOCACY AND EDUCATIO… Read More

NAEVR Supports Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research Statement on President's FY2020 Budget: "We Must Maintain the Forward Momentum that Congress Has Driven over the Past Four Years"

03/11/2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 11, 2019 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org NAEVR SUPPORTS AD HOC GROUP FOR MEDI… Read More

Urging Congress to Fund the NIH in FY2020 at a Level of at Least $41.6 Billion and the NEI at a Level of $850 Million

02/05/2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 5, 2019 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org NAEVR RELEASES CONGRESSIONAL REQUE… Read More

Military Medicine Publishes AEVR's Updated Military Eye Injury Study that Estimates $41.47 Billion Cost

01/29/2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2019 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org MILITARY MEDICINE PUBLISHES AEVR's… Read More

AEVR Annoucnes World Glaucoma Week 2019 Congressional Briefing

01/28/2019 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2019 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org AEVR ANNOUNCES WORLD GLAUCOMA WEEK… Read More

NAEVR Commends Senate for Passage of FY2019 Defense/LHHS Conference Agreement with a Nearly $30 M Increase in Vision Research Funding

09/18/2018 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2018 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org NAEVR COMMENDS SENATE FOR PASSAG… Read More

NAEVR Commends Senate for Passage of Defense/LHHS Minibus with $2 B NIH, NEI Increases

08/24/2018 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2018 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org NAEVR COMMENDS SENATE FOR PASSAGE O… Read More

The Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) Hosts Two Important Events Held September 27 in Conjunction with the Fourth Annual Emerging Vision Scientists Day on Capitol Hill

07/25/2018 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2018 CONTACT: James F. Jorkasky Executive Director 240-221-2905 jamesj@eyeresearch.org The Alliance for Eye and Vision Resea… Read More

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