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Insight, June 25, 2010

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ARVO 2010 Summer Eye Research Conference
Diabetic Retinopathy: Approaches to a Global Epidemic

July 30–31, 2010
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
Register by June 30 and save

Organizers needed: Submit Proposals
2011 ARVO Education Courses
Saturday, April 30, 2011
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Proposal due June 30, 2010

RVO Summer Eye Research Conferences
2011 and 2012

Proposals due July 14, 2010

2011 ARVO/Pfizer Research Institute
April 29-30, 2011
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Proposals due August 16, 2010

Selected lectures and workshops from the 2010 Annual Meeting are now available on the ARVO eLearning Center.

January 20-22, 2011 
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ARVO updates resources: Use of animals in research handbook and Funding Guide

Both now include new information and sections

Members in the news
Vittorio Porciatti named new director of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

ALSO: American Academy of Ophthalmology selects three members for Leadership Development Program • University of Illinois honors three members with Cless Best of the Best award

Community news
NIH shows grant applicants how to improve scores

See what's new at the National Insitutes of Health:

  • New videos reveal how NIH identifies promising grantees
  • NIH wants community feedback on plans for the genetic testing registry
Foundation update
AFER shares election results

Join AFER in congratulating newly elected board members

ARVO, Lighthouse International hold congressional briefing on low vision

Plus, NIH director gives status report to House Energy and Commerce Committee

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IOVS and JOV get high rankings for number of citations

IOVS Update

IOVS adds new Low Vision section and welcomes editorial board member Gary Rubin

JOV Update

Three new members are appointed to JOV editorial board

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Funding opportunities

 ARVO Funding Guide  • Grand Challenges, Canada  • Macular Degeneration Research • NIH small business opportunities • Molecular imaging probes  •  New! Blindness and Impaired Vision in the Middle East and Africa  • Helmerich Fellowships • Navy postdoc fellowships • $120 million in fellowships from India Alliance • Hong Kong fellowships • Eye-tracking technology

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