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Alliances Announce New Boards of Directors Leadership

01/24/2024 - We’re pleased to announce the 2024 Boards of Directors for NAEVR and AEVR. Steven Feldon, MD, MBA, was named as the President of the Boards for NAEVR and AEVR and is entering his eighth year on… Read More

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