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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

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