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Insight, March 19, 2012

The 2012 Prevent Blindness America Investigator Award provides funding for research investigating public health related to eye health and safety. Grants are for a one-year period, up to $30,000. Apply before the March 30 deadline.

Call for abstracts
Drug and Gene Delivery to the Back of the Eye: Bench to Bedside
June 15-16, 2012
Aurora, Colo.

The two-day conference will include oral and poster presentations. Abstract submissions will be reviewed and accepted for appropriate placement in the agenda.Submit your abstract before the May 17 deadline.

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Congratulations 2012 ARVO/Alcon Award recipients

The ARVO Foundation will present five individuals with the ARVO/Alcon Early Career Clinician-Scientist Research Award at ARVO 2012.

In memoriam
Farewell to Joanne Angle, retired executive director of ARVO
Joanne, who led the Association for 22 years, passed away on March 8.
In remembrance: 2012 Friedenwald Award recipient Josh Wallman, PhD
The ARVO community mourns the passing of Josh Wallman, PhD, of the City University of New York, on March 3.
Community news
NEIís Mariani retires

After a 34-year career in vision science, Andrew Mariani, PhD, steps down from NEI’s Division of Extramural Research.

NIH to address multiple-grant recipient policy
Principal investigators with $1.5 million in existing grants will be under new scrutiny.
Foundation news
Purchase your Gala tickets

Reserve your seat today at the ARVO Foundation and Dowling Society Gala Awards Ceremony and Dinner in Fort Lauderdale.

Advocacy news
Silver Book®: Vision Loss Volume II released at glaucoma briefing

Plus, ARVO member Arthur Sit, SM, MD, presents data from the Rochester Epidemiology Project during the Capitol Hill briefing.

NABR files brief in Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act lawsuit

ARVO supports the legal efforts of the National Association for Biomedical Research to uphold AETA.

ARVO Journals

The use of Nintendo Wii remotes in research gains mainstream media attention.

Home to the best jobs in eye and vision research

Opportunities for faculty, postdocs, ARVO executive director and head of NEI Visual Functions Core.

Grants and awards
Funding opportunities

ARVO Funding Guide

EBAA • Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory Programs • Prevent Blindness America • Scholarships for laboratory animal science course • Lions Club • New: AHRQ patient-centered outcomes dissemination • Research to Prevent Blindness • Visiting professorship New: Aging research


Raniyah Ramadan Award in microbiology • Cora Verhagen Prize in immunology
Deadline April 6

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