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Insight, February 25, 2011
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New meeting
NEI/FDA Use of Functional Vision Endpoints in Visual Prostheses Product Development
May 6, 2011
NIH Campus, Bethesda, Md.
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We want to celebrate your success

Please tell ARVO about your professional and career moves so we can share your good news with your fellow members. If you have received a promotion, joined a board, celebrated an honor or made a job change that you wish to have mentioned in this column, let us know by e-mailing Katrina Norfleet.

Be sure to include your full name, title, organization/ institution and any other pertinent details, as well as a photo.  

Apply for $10-30K PBA grants

Prevent Blindness America funds research investigating public health related to eye health and safety; deadline is April 1, 2011.

Foundation News
WEAVR Luncheon tickets on sale

Tickets to this regularly sold-out event can now be purchased online.

Wanted: Items for WEAVR Silent Auction

Help support travel grants with a donation to the silent auction.

Community news
UCLA offers intro to clinical research course for ophthalmologists

Registration fees are waived for residents, clinical fellows and program directors; NIH-funded travel grants available.
ourse date is 
March 4 – 6, 2011.

Advocacy update
NCRR stakeholders comment on proposed changes

Also, the National Association for Biomedical Research discourages the creation of new animal welfare regulations.

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Home to the best jobs in eye and vision research

New openings in California, New York, Maine, Australia and  Hong Kong

Funding opportunities

ARVO Funding Guide  
Branco Weiss Fellowship • Aging research • New: Eye banking/corneal transplantation • US and India Brain Research Collaboration • 
New: shared instrumentation • New: Prevent Blindness America Investigator Award • tropical medicine • New: Lions Club International opportunities • New: Fight for Sight • prevent blindness • New: American Diabetes Association • New: Department of Defense funding • NHLBI Mentored Research Scientist Development Award •  Small Business Innovation Research •  Small Business technology transfer

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