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5-May-2024 7:05 PM EDT
Research to Prevent Blindness Opens Applications for Vision Research Grants
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Research to Prevent Blindness is pleased to announce that it has opened a new round of grant funding for high-impact vision research, including research related to glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, inherited retinal diseases, myopia, amblyopia, low vision and many more.

Newswise: Vision Research Funding Partnership Event Takes Place Today
25-Mar-2024 10:05 PM EDT
Vision Research Funding Partnership Event Takes Place Today
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Leaders of organizations that fund vision research convene in Washington, D.C. to increase collaboration and maximize the impact of research funding for sight-threatening diseases.

Released: 7-Dec-2023 9:00 AM EST
Research to Prevent Blindness and Alcon Award Glaucoma Grant
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The recipient of the Research to Prevent Blindness / David Epstein Career Advancement Award in Glaucoma Research sponsored by Alcon is Alex Huang, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the UC San Diego School of Medicine.

4-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT
Research to Prevent Blindness and the American Academy of Ophthalmology Award Big Data Research Grants for Improved Patient Care
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The American Academy of Ophthalmology and Research to Prevent Blindness announced the 2023 recipients of the RPB/AAO Award for IRIS Registry Research. The researchers will use the IRIS Registry—the nation’s largest comprehensive eye disease clinical registry—to conduct population-based studies in ophthalmology and blindness prevention.

27-Jul-2023 2:55 PM EDT
Research to Prevent Blindness and Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology Announce 2024 Recipient of RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding Vision Research
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Patricia Ann D’Amore, PhD, MBA, has been selected as the 2024 RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding Vision Research (Weeks Award). Dr. D’Amore will receive her award and deliver a presentation during the AUPO 2024 Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas in February.

23-Apr-2023 6:00 AM EDT
Research to Prevent Blindness Announces New Sight-Saving Vision Research Grants
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Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) announces two new grants to support high-impact vision research. The new grants are the: RPB / Tom Wertheimer Career Development Award in Data Science and RPB / Mary Tyler Moore Vision Initiative Physician-Scientist Award.

22-Mar-2023 9:00 AM EDT
Vision Research Funding Partnership Event Takes Place Today
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Today, Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) and more than 30 other organizations are convening in Washington DC for the Vision Research Funding Partnership event, which was organized around the theme of “The Research Pipeline – From Premise to Patient.”

21-Dec-2022 5:40 PM EST
Research to Prevent Blindness Marks $400 Million in Funding to Advance Eye Disease Research
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Research to Prevent Blindness announces a new round of awardees who are generating critical knowledge around a host of sight-threatening conditions. With this latest round of funding, RPB has provided more than $400 million in research funding.

Released: 9-Aug-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Research to Prevent Blindness and the American Academy of Ophthalmology Award New Research Grants to Improve Eye Care
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Award recipients to use the American Academy of Ophthalmology IRIS® Registry (Intelligent Research in Sight) clinical database to improve care for all patients

Released: 20-May-2022 7:00 AM EDT
Grant from Research to Prevent Blindness and Castle Biosciences Supports Medical Student Research in Ocular Cancer
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Research to Prevent Blindness and Castle Biosciences today announced that they are partnering to increase opportunities for medical students to gain research experiences, specifically in the field of ocular cancer.

Released: 17-May-2022 8:00 AM EDT
New Glaucoma Research Grant Available
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Research to Prevent Blindness and Aerie Pharmaceuticals are partnering to provide grant opportunities to support novel research in glaucoma.

Released: 12-May-2022 8:00 AM EDT
New Vision Science Research Grant for Students of Osteopathic Medicine
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Research to Prevent Blindness and the American Osteopathic Colleges of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation announce a new multi-year partnership to provide opportunities for students of osteopathic medicine to gain research experiences in vision science.

Released: 2-May-2022 8:20 AM EDT
Research to Prevent Blindness Opens Applications for up to $4.7 Million in Vision Research Grants
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Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) is pleased to open a new round of grant funding, up to $4.7 million, for high-impact vision research. With a focus on scientific excellence, RPB funds grants into research across all sight-threatening conditions.

Released: 1-Sep-2021 9:00 AM EDT
Research to Prevent Blindness and American Academy of Ophthalmology Award Grants for Big Data Research to Improve Patient Care
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The American Academy of Ophthalmology and Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) today announced the recipients of the Research to Prevent Blindness/American Academy of Ophthalmology Award for IRIS® Registry Research.

Released: 10-Aug-2021 8:55 AM EDT
Research to Prevent Blindness and Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology Announce 2022 Recipient of RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding Vision Research
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Donald Zack, MD, PhD, is recognized for ground-breaking contributions to the field of vision research, funded by Research to Prevent Blindness, an anonymous donor, and the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology.

Released: 14-Apr-2021 10:05 AM EDT
Research to Prevent Blindness and The Glaucoma Foundation Offer Critical Funding for Early-Career Vision Scientists
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Research to Prevent Blindness and The Glaucoma Foundation are pleased to announce a new round of grants, the Career Advancement Awards (CAAs), that support early-career researchers as they seek new knowledge related to eye diseases.

Released: 10-Mar-2021 6:00 AM EST
New Fellowships Support Under-Represented Minorities in Glaucoma Research
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The Glaucoma Foundation (TGF) and Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) have partnered to launch a new grant aimed at supporting under-represented racial and ethnic minority researchers in the pursuit of glaucoma research. The TGF (sponsored by Patricia Hill) / RPB Fellowships in Glaucoma provide one-year, $10,000 fellowships focused on substantive glaucoma research.

Released: 13-Aug-2020 8:50 AM EDT
Research to Prevent Blindness and Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology Announce 2021 Recipient of RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding Vision Research
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David Williams, PhD, has been selected as the 2021 RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding Vision Research. The Weeks Award, funded through the generosity of Research to Prevent Blindness, an anonymous donor, and the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology, annually recognizes and celebrates an excellent vision researcher.

8-Jun-2020 4:50 PM EDT
Research to Prevent Blindness Expands Career Development Award
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Research to Prevent Blindness announces exciting changes to its flagship grant, the RPB Career Development Award, by increasing both the amount of funding and the number of awards funded.



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