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Urgent action needed by U.S. members

Contact your senator today to oppose the Great Ape Protection and Cost Savings Act; even researchers who do not use animals will be negatively impacted if the legistation is passed. 

Members in the news
Stamer earns prize for glaucoma research published in IOVS

New York Academy of Medicine names W. Daniel Stamer, PhD, FARVO, Lewis Rudin Glaucoma Prize recipient; paper to be published in IOVS 50th anniversary issue.

Miller selected for prestigious lecture at Academy meeting
Joan W. Miller, MD, FARVO, delivered the Jackson Memorial Lecture at American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting.
Varma gets top appointment at UIC
University of Illinois at Chicago names Rohit Varma, MPH, MD, FARVO, head of Ophthalmology.
Aguirre named to Institute of Medicine
IOM of the National Academies elected Gustavo Aguirre, VMD, PhD, FARVO, to its membership.
$25 million grant awarded to SERI team

Singapore Eye Research Institute team will use the grant to address glaucoma and corneal disease in Asia.

Community news
NIH study suggests immune system plays central role in AMD

This is the first epigenetic study to reveal molecular mechanisms for any eye disease.

Annual reports due to OLAW

Assured institutions must base animal care and use standards on 8th Edition of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.

Foundation news
Support sight-saving research through CFC

Federal employees  in the Washington, D.C. area can make a donation to the ARVO Foundation through the Combined Federal Campaign.
Deadline: Dec. 15.

Connecting researchers and investors
One-day meeting in Seattle will showcase innovations as well as information on regulatory and funding environments.
ARVO Journals
JOV

Last call for special issue: Deadline: Dec. 31.

ARVOJobs
Home to the best jobs in eye and vision research

Seeking candidates for tenure track, chair and postdoc positions.

Grants and awards
Funding opportunities

ARVO Funding Guide: 

Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Awards
Deadline: Dec. 10

Awards

New: $50,000 Paul Kayser/RRF Global Award for retina/vitreous research • €1 million 2013 António Champalimaud Vision Award • New:  Inaugural VSS Davida Teller Award • New: $10,000 Troutman-Véronneau Prize for cornea/corneal refractive surgery paper.

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