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May 19, 2011
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ARVO invites members to apply for an Annual Meeting Site Selection Working Group.

Everything ARVO
Boatright assumes ARVO presidency

Welcome ARVO President, Jeffrey H. Boatright, PhD, FARVO, newly-installed vice presidents and newly-elected executive vice president-elect and trustees.

Foundation news
Bazan begins term as AFER Chair
  • Congratulations to new AFER Chair Nicolas G. Bazan, MD, PhD, FARVO. 
  • Investors Seminar yields potential collaboration.
Members in the news
Belmonte and Harwerth earn high honors
  • Carlos Belmonte, MD, PhD, FARVO, receives the prestigious 2011 European Vision Institute Award
  • Ronald S. Harwerth, PhD, FARVO, is recognized by the University of Houston with Esther Farfel Award.
Advocacy update
ARVO seeks member participation

Action needed! ARVO is in search of members:

  • with ophthalmic standards expertise
  • with knowledge of ophthalmic drug and device regulation
  • to comment on a proposal permitting U.S. federal scientists to serve as officers of nonprofits
  • to identify advocacy issues
NIH director testifies on proposed budget

National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins testifies at U.S. Senate hearing in support of the proposed NIH budget increase.

Comment on animal policy implementation

Plus, National Science Foundation shares funding plan • U.S. House introduces Regenerative Medicine Promotion Act • Stem cell injunction updates

Community news
Program promises genomic database of 1 million veterans

The U.S. Veterans Administration's Million Veteran Program collects medical and genomic information to improve Veteran health care.

Also, t
he Center for Inherited Disease Research expands sequencing services to NIH-funded researchers.

ARVO Journals
ARVO names new editors-in-chief

Congratulations to newly-elected IOVS Editor-in-Chief David Beebe, PhD, FARVO, and JOV Editor-in-Chief  Dennis Levi, OD, PhD.


IOVS submissions increased by 12.5% in the last year.

Journal of Vision publishes 10th anniversary issue of invited reviews.
Home to the best jobs in eye and vision research

New positions in Canada, Massachusetts and Texas

Grants and awards
Funding opportunities

ARVO Funding Guide  
Institutional research training • Fight for Sight Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Biology and Medicine neural prosthetic • Wellcome Trust India Alliance Fellowships • prevent blindness • American Diabetes Association • International neuroscience fellowships Department of Defense funding


Pisart Vision Award New: Chanchlani Global Vision Research Award • New: Scientific Papers in Nanotechnology for Young Researchers competition

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