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AEVR’s Research Saving Sight, Restoring Vision Initiative Hosts Fall 2021 Virtual Congressional Briefings on Key Vision Issues

10/06/2021 - RSVP for events to Dina Beaumont at 202-407-8325 or Wednesday, October 20 Congressional Briefing: Myopia: A Public Health Crisis Streamed 12 Noon – 1:00 pm Eastern Register: ht… Read More

NAEVR Supports Statement of Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research on Retirement of NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins

10/05/2021 - (Washington, DC) Today, the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) supported the statement of the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research that recognizes Francis Collins, MD, PhD on his deci… Read More

NAEVR Commends House LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee for Proposed FY2022 NIH and NEI Increases

07/12/2021 - (Washington, DC) Today, the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) released a statement after the House Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS) Appropriations Subcommitt… Read More

Dry Eye Awareness Month 2021 Focuses on a Looming Lifestyle Epidemic—Ocular Surface Disease

07/08/2021 - (Washington, D.C.) Today, the vision community and its coalition partners announced awareness and educational activities in July 2021 around the annual recognition of Dry Eye Awareness Month. On J… Read More

JAMA Ophthalmology Publishes AEVR Article Examining the Impact of COVID-19 Lab Closures on Early-Stage Investigators

07/07/2021 - On July 1, JAMA Ophthalmology published a written article based on AEVR’s September 2020 30-minute video conversation with 22 Emerging Vision Scientists (EVSs) about the impact of the COVID-19 pandem… Read More

AEVR Hosts Virtual AMD Congressional Briefing and Seventh Annual Emerging Vision Scientists Day on September 21

07/01/2021 - (Washington, DC) Today, the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) announced virtual events associated with International Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Week 2021 and AEVR’s Se… Read More

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