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March 10, 2011
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Applications are now being accepted for the 2011 Prevent Blindness America Investigator Awards in the following priority areas in adult vision, children’s vision or eye injury:

  • Burden/economic aspects of eye disease/vision loss on society
  • Best practices to integrate vision screening/follow-up care to system care access 
  • Vision program effectiveness/ evaluation

Apply before the April 1, 2011 deadline. 

NEI/FDA Use of Functional Vision Endpoints in Visual Prostheses Product Development

May 6, 2011
NIH Campus, Bethesda, Md.
Learn more.

AFER announces first von Sallmann awardee

Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD, will be presented with the 2011 Ludwig von Sallmann Clinician-Scientist Award at the ARVO Annual Meeting.

Foundation news
Become an Annual Meeting mentor

Watch a short video to hear what past meeting mentors have to say about their experience as mentors to visiting researchers.

Tickets for Gala Awards Dinner available online

AFER and the Dowling Society present "Foods for healthy eyes" Gala in Fort Lauderdale. Ticket price increases after March 25.

Registration now open for investors seminar

The Ft. Lauderdale-based session will advance understanding and identify opportunities in ocular surface disorders and retinal diseases. 

Members in the news
In memoriam

The ARVO community remembers David A. Newsome, MD, FARVO.

Pow and Crosson earn new positions

David Pow, PhD, gets top editor position at Eye Reports journal • Craig Crosson, PhD, FARVO, is appointed to dean's office at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Advocacy update
Get guidance on new US and EU use of animal policies

Plus, read position paper on implications of new EU directive on use of animals • Provide comments on US animal policy guide

Everything ARVO
Committee slots are open to members

Submit a committee volunteer form by March 25 to be considered for an appointment.

ARVO Journals
IOVS update

Recently published and noteworthy articles

JOV update
  • New: Bilingual abstracts 
  • New: Letter to the Editor and author response
  • Recently published articles of note
Home to the best jobs in eye and vision research

New positions in California, New York and Texas

Funding opportunities

ARVO Funding Guide  
Eye banking/corneal transplantation • US and India Brain Research Collaboration •  shared instrumentation • Prevent Blindness America Investigator Award • tropical medicine • Lions Club International opportunities • New: clinical and translational science research • Fight for Sight • prevent blindness • American Diabetes Association • New: International neuroscience fellowships   • Department of Defense funding

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