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March 20, 2017

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ARVO Foundation
Huang is Dr. David L. Epstein Award recipient

David Huang, MD, PhD, FARVO, has been named the second annual recipient of the $100,000 Dr. David L. Epstein Award for his glaucoma research and mentorship of clinician-scientists.

ARVO Foundation announces fellowship and award recipients
The 2016 - 2017 awards and research fellowships provide a total of nearly $260,000 in financial support to recognize the scientific contributions of 14 eye and vision researchers.
Members in the news
Van Gelder receives $50k Bressler Prize
The Lighthouse Guild has awarded Russell N. Van Gelder, MD, PhD, the 2017 Bressler Prize for his outstanding accomplishments in vision science research.
Events & education
Imaging Conference: Smaller meeting, big impact

Participate in the Imaging in the Eye Conference a day before the ARVO Annual Meeting in Baltimore, and learn about the latest advances in the field.

Advocacy and outreach
ARVO members push for positive trend in NIH, NEI funding

Twenty-one ARVO members, including early-stage scientists, participated in the 2017 Advocacy Day to ask Congress for increased funding for biomedical research.

ARVO journals

Newly released paper finds that amblyopia is associated with the widening of the temporal binding window.


Researchers show that a key component of chess expertise is the ability to rapidly recognize complex visual patterns.


TVST published a new article: Variability of Retinal Thickness Measurements in Tilted or Stretched Optical Coherence Tomography Images.

Who's hiring?

Oakland University Eye Research Institute seeks a new director, who will also hold the first V. Everett Kinsey Endowed Professorship. See which other employers are hiring eye and vision researchers and clinicians.

Fill your next position
Did you know ARVO members get discounted rates on job postings? And ARVO boosts the exposure of every job listed through social media promotion. 

Funding opportunities

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

New: EMBO Installation Grants Marfan Foundation Faculty Grant Program Lions/PAAO Award in Blindness Prevention

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