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February 25, 2016



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What's new on ARVOConnect?
  • Annual Meeting Roommate Finder Directory
  • Revised: Tokens Program to earn a Fellows point
  • Upgraded search capability
  • New Profile feature: Add your website url
Members in the news
Hartnett recognized for retinal research by Macula Society
Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD, FACS, FARVO, is being honored this week with the Paul Henkind Memorial Lecture and Award.
Bazan is presented with Gradle Medal

The Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology honors Nicolas G. Bazan, MD, PhD, FARVO, for his leadership in developing traning programs in ophthalmology.

Hyman named vice chair of Wills Eye Hospital

Leslie G. Hyman, PhD, FARVO, will expand the hospital's research program and co-direct the Wills Vision Research Center.

In remembrance

The ARVO community remembers John Krauskopf, PhD.

Events and Education
Launch your stay in Seattle with an Education Course

Five courses — four full-day and one half-day — are being offered on visual electrophysiology, diabetic retinopathy, genome engineering, Intellectual property and epigenetics on Saturday, April 30.

Get your research published with help from new online module

What are the most common reasons papers are rejected? Log in to the newly updated ARVO’s Guide to Scientific Publishing fo find the answer and more lessons on producing a publication-ready manuscript.

ARVO Journals
JOV paper tests the vergence responses of infants

•  Findings in IOVS show hypothermia can significantly prolong survival of retinal ganglion cells exposed to ischemia.
•  TVST study characterizes the effects of intra-frame distortion due to eye motion in AOSLO images.

Are you ready for a transition?

View the postdoc fellowships at the Lions Eye Institute in Australia and Oregon Health & Science University plus the most recently-posted faculty and industry positions.

Funding opportunities

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

Get more information on funding opportunities:    

Foundation Fighting Blindness Career Development Award
  March 1 deadline
Prevent Blindness 2016 Joanne Angle Investigator Award
  March 7 deadline
• American Academy of Optometry Career Development Award
  April 1 deadline


2016 Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Award: 
  March 1 deadline 
2016 CNIB Chanchlani Global Vision Research Award
  March 31 deadline

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