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Two-day conference to focus on an integrated approach to fighting this global epidemic. Abstract deadline: June 14.
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Awards and fellowships: Apply or nominate now

2011 AFER/Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras Translations Research Awards 2011  •  AFER/Pfizer Ophthalmics Collaborative Research Fellowships  •  2011 AFER/Merck Innovative Ophthalmology Research Awards  

Seeking proposals: ARVO Education Courses

Deadline: July 1

Members in the news
Carper named NEI deputy director

Also see news about Anne Coleman, Paul Lee, Wiliam Rich, Alfred Sommer, Eli Peli,  Andrew Watson, Ursula Schlotzer-Schrehardt and Ingrid Scott

In memoriam

The ARVO community remembers Velma Dobson and Dong-Hyun Hong.

Community news
More NIH documentation for perceived conflicts of interest

NIH seeks public comments for revisions to FCOI rules.

New genetic pathway for AMD

Tufts group and collaborators, led by Johanna Seddon find hepatic lipase gene involved in AMD.

Alzheimer’s disease linked to cataracts in children with Down syndrome

Boston University study could lead to early detection of Alzheimer’s and and  Down syndrome disorders.

Obama administration launches $1 billion tax credit for small biomedical firms

The US Department of Treasury issues guidance for new Therapeutic Discovery Credit to support research on new therapies.

Foundation update
New travel grant to honor Dobson

Also:  Meet the newest board member  •  Photos from WEAVR events at the ARVO Annual Meeting

Department of Defense Issues $10 million in vision research awards

Plus testimony and briefing updates

ARVO Journals
IOVS update

New associate editor and articles of note

JOV update

JOV on HighWire   •  Recently published and noteworthy

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Funding opportunities
Grants and awards

ARVO Funding Guide   $120 million in fellowships from India Alliance  •  Grand Challenges, Canada  •  Helmerich Fellowships  •  Molecular imaging probes  •  Navy postdoc fellowships  •  Hong Kong fellowships  •    NIH small business opportunities   •  Deadline today: Awards: Lighthouse's $30,000 Pisart Vision Award  •   Eye-tracking technology

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