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Insight, September 6, 2011

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26.5 million awarded for translational research in U.K

Moorfields Eye Hospital and the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology get major boost in funding.

Everything ARVO
Earn CME with new webinar series

ARVO launches new webinar program with its first session:
Elements of the Clinical Trial Protocol — September 21

Foundation news
More travel grants available for ARVO 2012

New: The Kreissig Travel Grant and Marij and Paulus Travel Grant will support retina researchers from countries outside of the U.S.

Members in the news
Innovation and contributions get recognized

Join the ARVO community in congratulating the recent acheivements of colleagues:
      • Michael D. Abramoff, MD, PhD 
      • Janine A. Clayton, MD, FARVO 
      • Ryo Kubota, MD, PhD
      • David Williams, PhD, FARVO

Community News
NIH invests $50 million for neurotherapeutics

Plus more updates from the National Institutes of Health: 
       • Best practices for combining qualitative and quantitative research
       • New database on traumatic brain injuries

Updated FCOI rules set for 2012
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services increases reporting and transparency with new Financial Conflict of Interest regulations.
FDA releases regulatory science plan

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issues initiative to help experts make sound science-based decisions.

Action needed: Feedback on human subject projections

ARVO seeks reviewers for its comments on proposed changes to human subject protections for U.S. clinical trials.

Action needed: Feedback on 510(k) clearance process

Help shape ARVO's statement on recommendations to the U.S. Federal Drug Administration's regulatory framework for monitoring medical device effectiveness. Public comments are due Sept. 30, 2011.

ARVO Journals
New manuscript submission system in effect

IOVS and JOV manuscript submissions are now being accepted at eJournalPress.

IOVS: New mobile-ready site

Also, recently published articles of note

JOV: Special Anniversary Issue Review

Plus, recently published noteworthy articles

Home to the best jobs in eye and vision research

New positions in Maine, Pennsylvania and Texas

Grants and awards
Funding opportunities

ARVO Funding Guide 
New: Global Health Program for Fellows and Scholars • New: International Tobacco and Health Research • Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards • NIH Pioneer Awards New: Fulbright-Fogarty Fellowships in public health • Instrument Development for Biomedical Applications New: NCI "provocative questions" grants New: Early glaucoma grant • New: Research on research integrity • New: Translational research


Call for nominations: 2012 Roger H. Johnson Macular Degeneration Award

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