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August 26, 2016


Contest deadline is Sept. 30


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Hundreds of ARVO 2016 presentations are ready to view

Find sessions you missed using an expanded search feature that allows you to narrow your search by session type, presenter name, title or keyword.

Save the date: First ARVO-Asia Translational Vision Summit

Abstract submissions are being accepted for the inaugural summit, which will take place Feb. 4, 2017, the day before the ARVO-Asia meeting in Brisbane.

Register early for NEI/FDA Endpoints Workshop

Participate in this one-day workshop — being held Nov. 9 in Bethesda, Md. — to discuss the newest clinical data on AMD and inherited retinal diseases. Webcast registration is also available.

Members in the news
Coroneo receives top honors

Minas Theodore Coroneo, MD, has been recognized as a 2016 Australia Day Honours recipient for his outstanding contributions to eye health and research.

Community news
Action needed: Public comment on stem cell research

NIH seeks comments on proposed changes to lift its funding moratorium on research using animal embryos containing human cells.
Comments due by Sept. 6.

ARVO Journals
IOVS publishes invited review for OCT Special Issue

Other featured papers include:

  • JOV: Search performance is better predicted by tileability than presence of a unique basic feature
  • TVST: Averaging of Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Impacts Retinal Segmentation in Children
In search of postdocs

Plus you'll find openings for a glaucoma specialist, oculoplastic surgeon, chief of pediatric ophthalmology and more on ARVOJobs.

Funding opportunities

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

September deadlines: 

  • The Eppley Foundation for Research
  • Award Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowships
  • International Council of Ophthalmology Three-Month Fellowships

Call for nominations: $500,000 Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research
Nomination deadline: Sept. 30


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