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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

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