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January 23, 2015


2015 Joanne Angle Investigator Award – a research grant by Prevent Blindness

Deadline: March 6, 2015 at 12pm U.S. Eastern Time 

The 2015 Joanne Angle Investigator Award provides funding for research investigating public health related to eye health and safety. Applications will be accepted 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

Basic laboratory science research will not be supported under this program.

Grants are for a one-year period, up to $30,000, reviewed by a panel of scientists, and commence on July 1, 2015. 

Learn more.




Thank you for your 2014 donations
Your contributions make a difference in the career development of young researchers in the U.S. and around the world — helping to provide over 100 grants, awards and fellowships each year.

 


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Mieler receives inaugural endowed professorship

ARVO President William F. Mieler, MD, FARVO, is the Cless Family Professor in Ophthalmology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Beebe is honored with endowed lectureship
Washington University, with funds from friends and colleagues, established the Dr. David C. Beebe Lecture; Russell Van Gelder, MD, PhD, presented the first lecture on inner retinal photoreception.
Graves and Takahashi to be honored at Glaucoma 360
The Glaucoma Research Foundation will present awards to Adrienne Graves, PhD, an industry leader in ophthalmology, and Masayo Takahashi, MD, PhD, FARVO, a 2014 stem cell person of the year and Nature top 10 researcher.
Researchers at Anglia Ruskin University win best paper
The study, Obstacle crossing in patients with glaucoma, won Best Free Paper at the UK and Eire Glaucoma Society’s annual congress.
 
Community news
U.S. panel develops recommendations for children’s vision and eye health
A panel of experts from the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness address the need to create a more uniform approach to children’s vision health systems in the U.S. Recommendations are published in Optometry and Vision Science
Undergrads: Apply for free summer program at York University
Undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in research are eligible to apply for the week-long program on vision science — all expenses paid. Deadline is Feb. 15.
SERI has a new home, launches collaborative network

More news from the Singapore Eye Research Institute:

  • Tan conferred endowed professorship
  • Yin named SNEC medical director
  • SERI awarded $20 million for Retinal Angiogenic Diseases program
Foundation news
Hurry, reserve your seat at the WEAVR Luncheon

Tickets are available for this year's event, themed The Art of Negotiation and featuring Lilly Marks, vice president for Health Affairs, University of Colorado.

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TVST

TVST published Restoring Vision to the Blind, the latest report from the Lasker/IRRF Initiative for Innovation in Vision Science.

ARVOJobs
Employers are looking for you

In 2014, ARVOJobs saw an increase of 42% in resume views and 23% more jobs were posted than in 2013. Check out the professor and postdoc positions open across the U.S. 

Grants
Funding opportunities

ARVO Funding Guide is now a searchable database with over 200 opportunities listed.

CNIB Barbara Tuck MacPhee Award New: Singapore Eye Research Institute Junior Overseas Scientist Fellowship  • New: Audrey Meyer Mars International Fellowships in clinical oncology.


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