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June 20, 2016


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Call for proposals: Education Courses
Deadline: July 11
Submit your proposal for a 2017 ARVO Education Course, which will take place the Saturday before the Annual Meeting in Baltimore.

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Members in the news
Levi honored by Optical Society

Dennis M. Levi, OD, PhD, earned the 2016 Tillyer Award for groundbreaking research in amblyopia and spatial vision.

Roorda earns Alcon Award

The Alcon Research Institute awards Austin Roorda, PhD, FARVO, for his pioneering contributions, including the development of advanced ophthalmoscopic systems.

Moore recognized for advances in public health

Bruce Moore, OD, will be presented with the 2016 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health next month.

In remembrance

ARVO members pay tribute to longtime member Christina Enroth-Cugell, MD, PhD, who passed away at 96.

Community news
RPB awards $400,000 in low vision grants

Research to Prevent Blindness and its funding partners awarded two researchers for innovative, untested approaches to understanding and treating low vision as part of its new $1.2 million initiative.

Events & education
Meetings and conferences are taking place around the world
View meetings happening this summer and beyond via the ARVO Vision Community Calendar.
ARVO Journals
IOVS paper studies IOP effect on scotopic and photopic contrast


  • JOV article: The effect of spatial luminance distribution on dark adaptation
  • TVST paper: Selective Automated Perimetry Under Photopic, Mesopic, and Scotopic Conditions: Detection Mechanisms and Testing Strategies
Postdoc positions open in San Francisco

View more openings, including clinical, industry and academic positions.

Funding opportunities

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

New opportunities: 

  • Research to Prevent Blindness Career Development Award
  • American Diabetes Association Accelerator Award
  • Brightfocus Foundation Macular Degeneration Research Grants
  • Lasker Clinical Research Scholars
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