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October 17, 2016



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Champalimaud Awardees recognized for novel findings linking eyes and brain

Meet the 2016 António Champalimaud Vision Award recipients who were presented with the award last month in Lisbon, Portugal. 

Members in the news
Bernstein earns AAO Outstanding Humanitarian Service Award

During the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting in Chicago, Paul S. Bernstein, MD, PhD, FARVO, was presented with the 2016 award for his dedication to "bring modern vitreoretinal services to the developing world in a sustainable manner."

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The Scientific Image Contest winner is ...

A photo of a migrating multicolored corneal epithelia, submitted by Nick Di Girolamo, PhD, was selected as the winning entry in the ARVO Scientific Image contest.

Events & education
Now online: ARVO’s guide to the scientific method and experimental design

Are you or do you know a graduate student or resident interested in research who would like a refresher on the fundamentals of scientific method and experimental design? Do you need guidance on sharing data across the research community to various stakeholders? Register for the free online module.

Foundation news
Travel fellowship connects mentors and mentees

Want to learn more about the Developing Country Eye Research Travel Fellowship? Read about the experience of travel fellowship recipient Eugene Osae, OD and Anna Ablamowicz, OD, an ARVO 2016 mentor.

Apply, nominate now for awards up to $100,000

The deadline to apply for the following awards is Oct. 31.

  • $100,000 David L. Epstein Award for glaucoma
  • $40,000 Genentech AMD Research Fellowships
  • $10,000 Collaborative Research Fellowships
  • $12,000 Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras Translational Research Awards
  • $10,000 Dr. Roger Vogel Award in Pharmaceutical Research
ARVO journals

IOVS publishes a paper on the 2015 NEI/FDA Endpoints workshop on diabetic retinopathy.


Read the newly released paper: Specificity and timescales of cortical adaptation as inferences about natural movie statistics.


A recently published article studies the video-based Cambridge Face Tracer as a tool for surgical planning.

Seeking investigator, department chair, postdocs and more

Find additional openings for positions in the U.S., as well as Canada and Australia.

Funding opportunities

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

Fight for Sight Funding opportunities: Nov. 14 deadline

  • Summer Student Fellowships
  • Post-Doctoral Awards
  • Grants-in-Aid
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