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Insight Oct 1 2009
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Use of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Medical Product Development
October 13, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.
Learn more.

For Sight: The Future of Eye and Vision Research
May 2–6, 2010, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Registration is now open!  

Everything ARVO
Honor your outstanding colleagues
Nominations are now open for the 2011 ARVO Awards.
It's that time of year -- renew your membership

Check your e-mail Inbox for renewal notices — and encourage your colleagues to join ARVO.

Members in the news
Meredith elected president of AUPO

Other members in the news: Resnikoff, Taylor, Belfort, Ritch, Binder, Parke, Aung, Beuerman, Tan, Timberlake, Miller, Dana and Cockerham

From the ARVO journals
Brain may use different processes to recognize faces vs. identifying facial resemblances

Also: Local motion key to learning global motion  •  Study predicts 40% increase in blindness in Nigeria by 2020

Advocacy news
Vision community brings AMD awareness to US Congress

Kang Zhang explains the Robo4 protein pathway to Capitol Hill staff as part of AMD Awareness Week. 

President visits NIH, announces ARRA Funding
Obama announces that $5 billion, representing about half of the $10.4 billion in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding, had been awarded so far
US Senate passes continuing resolution
Will fund government programs through the end of October
Session on VA and Defense roles in health care reform
At the AAO/PAAO Joint Meeting in San Francisco
ARVOJobs
The home of the best jobs in eye and vision research

ARVOJobs brings together great employers and qualified candidates!

Funding, awards, resources and updates
2010 Champalimaud Award: Nominations open today
Award for vision researchers is worth €1 million
Grant and funding opportunities
Promoting diversity   •  Pioneer Awards  •  Computational neuroscience  •  Molecular imaging probes 
New forms for NIH funding starting January 2010
NIH's restructured application forms and Instructions will affect submissions for FY2011 funding.
Thursday, October 8 is World Sight Day
Annual awareness day focuses global attention on blindness and vision impairment
Refractive error training package

Free resource from International Centre for Eyecare Education

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