National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research
Advocacy Center
Become an Advocate for Vision Research
Eye Fact Center
Press Center
Newsletters
Spread the Word
Tell Your Story
Link to Our Site
Resources and Links
Privacy Policy
Site Map
About the Alliance
About the Alliance National Eye Institute Contact Us
Become an Advocate for Vision Research - Join the Action List
Speak Up for Eye and Vision Research
Enter Your Zip Code   
 

Archives

Below you will find items about past NAEVR activities and news.

Breaking News NAEVR in Action

NAEVR Commends Senate for Making NIH Funding a Priority in FY2017 Appropriations

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves FY2017 LHHS Appropriations Bill with $2 Billion NIH Increase, $32.8 Million NEI Increase

AEVR Announces June 8 Congressional Briefing—Dry Eye: Today's Research, Tomorrow's Solutions

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves 302(b) Subcommittee Allocations

NAEVR Announces Advocacy and Educational Opportunities at the 2016 ARVO Annual Meeting

In Hearing with Dr. Collins, Senate Appropriators Reiterate Concerns About Mandatory Funding for NIH in President’s FY2017 Budget Request

NAEVR TO House and Senate: Increase NIH and NEI Appropriated Funding by 7.5 Percent, Reflecting Five Percent Real Growth Above Biomedical Inflation

NAEVR Releases Winter/Spring 2016 Contributor Report

In Hearing with Dr. Collins, House Appropriators Reiterate Concerns about Mandatory Funding for NIH in President’s FY2017 Budget Request

Senate Appropriators Echo House Concerns about the FY2017 Budget Request’s Reliance on Mandatory Funding; Senator Alexander Proposes a “Path Forward”

House Appropriators Express Concerns about President’s Reliance on Mandatory Funding In the FY2017 Budget Request

NAEVR Releases FY2017 Funding Requests for NIH/NEI and The DOD Vision Research Program

NAEVR Disappointed in the President's Reliance on Mandatory Funding in the FY2017 Budget Request

President Issues FY2017 Budget Request with NIH Increase, NEI Flat-Funded

AEVR Announces March 2016 Congressional Briefings on Glaucoma and Defense-Related Vision Research

President Signs FY2016 Omnibus Appropriations Legislation

NAEVR Commends Congress for Increased NIH/NEI Funding Levels in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016

Congress Introduces the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, to Finalize FY2016 Funding that Includes Significant NIH and NEI Funding Increases, DOD/Vision Research Program Funding

Congress Passes Second Short-Term Continuing Resolution Through December 22; Work on Full Year Omnibus Continues

NAEVR Releases Fall 2015 Contributor Report

Senate Passes Budget Bill; Legislation Heads to the White House

House Passes Two-Year Budget Deal, Senate To Take Action

NAEVR Urges Congress to Support The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015

Department of Defense Vision Research Program Releases FY2015 Program Announcements for Two Funding Mechanisms

Senate Hearing Focuses on Research Opportunities, Plight of Young Investigators

NIH Announces Second Round of BRAIN Initiative Funding, with To-Date Total at $85 Million

President Signs Short-Term Continuing Resolution; Government Funded Through December 11

Cong. Van Hollen Warns of Shutdown Impact on NIH

NAEVR and ARVO Represented by Emerging Scientists at the Rally for Medical Research Advocacy Day 2015

AEVR Announces Fall 2015 Capitol Hill Events: Congressional Briefings and Evening Reception to Maintain The Momentum for Vision Research Funding

NAEVR Releases Spring/Summer 2015 Contributor Report

NAEVR Commends House For Passing 21st Century Cures Legislation with New Innovation Fund

House of Representatives Approves 21st Century Cures Legislation

NAEVR Commends House and Senate for Making NIH Funding a Priority, Urges Congress to Make It A Reality

House Appropriations Committee Approves FY2016 LHHS Funding Bill with $1.1 Billion NIH Increase

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves FY2016 LHHS Funding Bill with $2 Billion NIH Increase

Researchers Urge NIH/NEI Funding Increases as House and Senate Mark Up FY2016 NIH Funding Bills

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves 302(b) Subcommittee Allocations

NAEVR Commends House 21st Century Cures Legislation's Authorizing Levels for NIH, New Innovation Fund

House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee Marks Up 21st Century Cures Legislation; Bill Authorizing NIH Funding Increases Goes to Full Committee

NAEVR Joins Fellow Sponsors in Identifying Priorities for the IOM Study Board

Senate Launches NIH Caucus, Vision Research Cited

AEVR Announces Congressional Briefing—Inflammatory Eye Disease: Focus on Uveitis

NEI Premieres Audacious Goals Video at ARVO Annual Meeting

NAEVR Releases Winter/Spring 2015 Contributor Report

House and Senate Pass FY2016 Budget Resolutions; Funding Priorities and Limits Will Guide the Appropriations Process

NAEVR Announces Advocacy and Educational Opportunities at the 2015 ARVO Annual Meeting

NAEVR to Senate: Increase NEI Funding, As Americans Fear Vision Loss, Which is a Growing Public Health Problem

NIH Director Dr. Collins to House: “Least Favorable Environment for Young Investigators”

ARMY Magazine Article Focuses on Military Vision Loss

NAEVR Advocates with BVA for Vision Trauma Research Funding

NAEVR, VSOs/MSOs Request $15 Million for Vision Trauma Research in FY2016 Defense Appropriations

NAEVR On President Obama's Proposed FY2016 Budget: NIH/NEI Increase Encouraging, But Still Does Not Reflect Growth and Biomedical Inflation

President Issues FY2016 Budget Request with NIH and NEI Increases

AEVR Announces March 2015 Congressional Briefings on Glaucoma and Defense-Related Vision Research

NAEVR Thanks Congress for Modest NIH/NEI Funding Increases, Vision Trauma Funding in FY2015 "CROmnibus" Funding Bill

Massive FY2015 “CROmnibus” Spending Bill Includes NIH/NEI Funding Increases, Vision Trauma Research Funded at $10 M

NAEVR and AEVR Boards Elect Two New Directors, 2015 Officers

Department of Defense Announces FY2014 Neurosensory and Rehabilitation Research Award

Department of Defense Announces FY2013 Vision Trauma Research Program Grant Awards

NAEVR Releases Fall 2014 Contributor Report

Vision “Does Well” in First Round of BRAIN 2025 Awards

As CR Passes, NAEVR Urges Congress to Finalize FY2015 Appropriations in the Lame Duck Session Which Adequately Fund Medical Research

Senate Passes Short-Term FY2015 Continuing Resolution Clearing Measure for White House Approval

Vision Community Announces Fall 2014 Congressional Briefings

AEVR Announces September 18 Events: Release of a New National Public Opinion Poll of Vision and Congressional Briefing on Aging Eye Disease

NAEVR Endoreses the Accelerate Biomedical Research Act Introduced Today by Senator Tom Harkin

Senate Harkin Introduces Bill to Increase NIH Funding

Senate Releases Report Language Regarding Its FY2015 LHHS Spending Bill

NAEVR Releases Spring/Summer 2014 Contributor Report

House Approves Fiscal Year 2015 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill with $10 M for Vision Trauma Research Program

At the Focus on Eye Health National Summit, Prevent Blindness Releases Study Projecting Year 2050 Annual Eye Disorder Costs $377 B, With Half Borne by Federal Government

BRAIN Initiative Working Group Presents Final Report, Cites Retinal Research as “Flagship” and Vision Prosthetics as Instructive to Clinical Research

NEI Director Dr. Sieving Updates the Audacious Goals Initiative (AGI)

NAEVR Commends Senate Increase for NIH and NEI, Cautions that NEI Funding Has Not Been Fully Restored From Sequester Cuts

Senate LHHS Subcommittee Proposes FY2015 NIH, NEI Increases

House Appropriations Committee Approves $10 Million for Vision Trauma Research Program

NAEVR and AEVR Boards Elect Five New Directors

Senate Appropriations Committee Releases FY2015 Subcommittee Allocations

House Appropriations Committee Releases FY2015 Subcommittee Allocations; Senate Yet to Take
Similar Action

House Members Announce “21st Century Cures Initiative” that Seeks to Accelerate Pace of Medical Breakthroughs

Chairwoman Mikulski Has “Ophthalmology on Her Mind” at Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing on the Federal Investment in Innovation

NAEVR Endorses Senate and House Bills to Ensure Sustained Funding for Biomedical Research

NAEVR to Senate: As NEI Funding Has Decreased, the Incidence and Cost of Eye Disorders Have Increased

House Approves Republican Budget

NAEVR Releases Winter/Spring 2014 Contributor Report

NIH Director Dr. Collins to Senate: “NIH Needs a Stable Trajectory of Inflationary Increases and Growth”

NAEVR to House: As NEI Funding Has Decreased, the Incidence and Cost of Eye Disorders Have Increased

VSOs/MSOs Support Increased Funding for Vision Trauma Research in Letter to Congress

NIH Director Dr. Collins to House: “No Part of NIH Has Been Untouched by Budget Cuts”

House LHHS Subcommittee Members Express Concern about NIH Funding in the President’s Proposed FY2015 Budget At Hearing with DHHS Secretary Sebelius

NAEVR on President Obama's Proposed FY2015 Budget: NEI Funding is Not Adequate to Face Vision Challenges

President Issues FY2015 Budget Request with Modest NIH and NEI Increase

NAEVR Releases FY2015 Funding Requests to Congress: $32 Billion for NIH and $730 Million for NEI, $10 Million for Peer Reviewed Vision Trauma Research

VSOs/MSOs Support Funding for Vision Trauma Research in the FY2015 Independent Budget

NAEVR On State of the Union Address: Administration and Congress Must Restore Sequester Cuts to NIH/NEI and Grow the Research Budget

Congress Passes Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 That Partially Restores NIH/NEI Sequester Cuts

Congress Passes Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 That Funds Vision Trauma Research at $10 M

AEVR Announces Three Congressional Events to be Held in First-Quarter 2014

House, Senate Pass Bipartisan Budget Agreement

Congressional Super Budget Committee Continues to Work on FY2014 Appropriations

NonDefense Discretionary United Coalition Releases Report on Impact of Sequester Cuts; NAEVR and ARVO Urge Congress to Replace Sequester in FY2014 Appropriations

DOD's Vision Trauma Research Program Issues Program Announcement for $14.5 Million in Awards

Federal Government Shutdown Ends

NAEVR Joins With Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research Colleagues in Urging Congress To End the Government Shutdown

Vision Restoring Corneal Transplants Performed in 2013 Have a Lifetime Net Benefit of Nearly $6 Billion

AEVR RELEASES 20th ANNIVERSARY BROCHURE ENTITLED THE VALUE OF FEDERALLY FUNDED VISION RESEARCH

Federal Government Shuts Down Due to Budget Impasse

Senate Passes Short-Term Spending Bill; Legislation Goes Back to House Where Next Step Uncertain

House Passes Short-Term Spending Bill; Senate Passage Unlikely Due to Language that Defunds the Affordable Care Act

BRAIN Initiative Research Priorities in FY2014: Advisory Committee to the NIH Director Releases Interim Report

NAEVR/AEVR Rallies for Medical Research on Capitol Hill

AEVR Announces 20th Anniversary Congressional Reception on October 9, 2013, in Rayburn Foyer

The Vision Community Announces Four Congressional Events on Major Topics in Eye Disease Research and Prevention During Fall 2013

AEVR International AMD Week Congressional Briefing Features One of Thomson Reuters Sciencewatch's "Hottest Researchers"

NAEVR Releases Spring/Summer 2013 Contributor Report

NAEVR Commends Senate Increase FOR NIH, NEI

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves FY2014 LHHS Appropriations Bill With an NIH Increase

NAEVR to Congressional Appropriators: $139 Billion Cost for Eye and Vision Disorders Requires Necessary Funding for NEI

NAEVR Commends Senate Spending Allocations, Notes Importance of NEI Funding as a Result of a New $139 Billion Estimate of the Annual Cost of Vision Disorders

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Approves FY2014 Allocations

PBA Study Estimates $139 Billion Annual Cost for Eye and Vision Disorders

NAEVR's Maryland Members Urge Sen. Mikulski to Improve on NEI Funding Proposed in the President's FY2014 Budget

NIH Asks the SMRB To Examine its Review and Award Process

NIH Releases Fact Sheet on the Impact of Sequestration

OMB Issues FY2015 Budget Guidance

Members of Congress Send Letter to Appropriations Leadership Requesting $10 Million for FY2014 VTRP Funding

House Appropriations Subcommittee Approves FY2014 Allocations that Reflect Reduced Spending

NIH Announces BRAIN Initiative Public Meetings

House Democratic Report on Impact Of Sequestration: NIH Budget Lowest Since FY2007 in Actual Dollars, Lowest Since FY2000 When Adjusted for Inflation

Chairman Harkin and Dr. Collins Describe “Perilous” and “Pivotal” Moments for NIH in Senate Hearing

NIH Releases FY2013 Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards

NIH Releases FY2013 Spending Plan, NEI Funded at $662 Million Net of Sequester Cut and Transfers

NIH Encourages Americans to Make Vision a Priority during Healthy Vision Month

NAEVR/AEVR Announces the Death of NAEVR/AEVR Founder and Former President Stephen Ryan, M.D.

NAEVR to Senate: Improve Upon the President's FY2014 Budget Request for the NEI, Which has No Growth and Jeopardizes Vision Research

President Issues FY2014 Budget Request with NIH Increase But No Net Growth in NEI Budget

NAEVR on President Obama's Proposed FY2014 Budget: Applauds NIH Budget Increase, Disappointed in No Growth in the NEI Budget

President Proposes A Multi-Year BRAIN Initiative with an Initial $100 Million in FY2014 Funding

NAEVR Releases Winter/Spring 2013 Contributor Report

NAEVR Announces Advocacy and Educational Opportunities at the 2013 ARVO Annual Meeting

NAEVR Reacts to H.R. 933 Which Finalizes FY2013 Funding

Congress Passes Continuing Resolution for Remainder of Fiscal Year 2013, Averting Possible Government Shutdown

NAEVR Releases FY2014 Funding Requests to Congress: $32 Billion for NIH and $730 Million for NEI, $10 Million for Peer Reviewed Vision Trauma Research

NAEVR and AEVR Boards Elect Peter McDonnell, M.D. As the Alliances' President

House Passes FY2013 Funding Bill: NIH/NEI Hit by Sequester, Vision Trauma Research Program Funding Increased to $10 M But Also Subject to Sequester

House Holds First Hearing of 2013 Focused on Research and Major Public Health Agencies Funded by the LHHS Appropriations Bill

NIH Sends Letter to Grantees Regarding Sequestration

NAEVR Joins Vision Community in Addressing Audacious Goals to Preserve and Restore Vision

NIH Issues Guidance on Sequestration Plans

VSOs/MSOs Support Increased Funding for Vision Trauma in Independent Budget and in a Letter to Congress

Senate Appropriators Question Administration About Sequester Impact; OMB Says NIH Research Jeopardized But Does Not Provide Details

AEVR Announces March 2013 Congressional Luncheon Briefings On Two Important Topics in Vision Research

NEI Announces Audacious Goals Initiative Winners

Reports Overwhelmingly Demonstrate Sequestration’s Negative Impact on the Economy

Director Francis Collins Discusses Sequester’s Risk to NIH Funding

Cong. Jack Kingston Comments on New Role as House LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee Chair

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Opponents of Administration’s Stem Cell Policy

Fiscal Cliff Legislation Delays Sequestration by Two Months; NAEVR Tracks Key Appropriators in the New Congress

DOD Announces FY2013 Assistive Technologies Research Award Program

NAEVR Releases Fall 2012 Contributor Report

President Signs Six-Month CR; OMB Issues Spending Guidance that Assumes NIH/NEI Funding at the FY2012 Level

Senate Passes Six-Month CR to Fund the Government in FY2013, Clearing Measure for White House Approval

AEVR’s Decade of Vision 2010-2020 Initiative Releases A Value of Defense-Related Vision Research Brochure

NIH Names Dr. Christopher Austin as NCATS Director at the Joint Initial Meeting of the NCATS Advisory Council and CAN Review Board

OMB Releases Report on Impact of Sequestration: $2.5 Billion NIH Cut

Congress to Vote on a Six-Month CR to Fund the Government in FY2013

NIH Launches Contest for Audacious Goals in Vision Research

The Vision Community Announces Congressional Luncheon Briefings on Three Topics in Eye Disease Research and Prevention

Congress to Take Up Six-Month CR After the August Recess

House Democrats Express Concern About Sequestration to House and Senate Leadership

Harkin Report: Sequestration Cuts NIH by $2.4 Billion, NEI by $54.8 Million; Nondefense Community Rallies to Fight Sequestration

House Increases FY2013 VTRP Funding by $5 Million to $10 Million Total

House Bill Proposes Flat NIH Funding, No Cut to NEI Due to Transfer of AIDS Funding

Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research to Congress and Administration: Work Together to Avoid Devastating Impact of Sequestration

NAEVR Urges Congress to Avert Sequestration, Protect Core Government Functions Such As Support of Biomedical Research

DHHS to Cong. Markey: Sequestration Threatens Americans’ Health and Safety

NAEVR Releases Spring 2012 Contributor Report

Dr. Collins Testifies Before Congressional Authorizers Citing Potential Impact of Sequestration

NIH Posts New “Value of NIH” Section on its Web Site

NAEVR to Senate Appropriations Committee: Disappointed That NEI Budget Still Cut Despite a Proposed $100 Million NIH Funding Increase

Senate Bill Proposes $100 M NIH Increase; NEI Still Cut By AIDS Funding Transfer

Dr. Collins Updates the NIH’s SMRB and Council of Councils on Opportunities and Challenges

Advocacy Community Forms Coalition to Oppose Mandatory Budget Cuts

NAEVR Participates in Project Gemini, an Exchange Between US and UK Blinded Veterans

OMB Directs Agencies to Budget for FY2014 at Five Percent Below the President’s Proposed FY2013 Level

NIH Announces a Pilot Program for Special Review of Research Applications from Principal Investigators with More than $1.5 Million Total Annual Support

UMR Report: Declining NIH Investment Threatens U.S. Global Competitiveness

NAEVR and ARVO: Restore the Extramural Salary Cap to Executive Level I

NAEVR: Military Eye Injuries and Blindness Have Cost the US $25.1 Billion in the 2000-2010 Timeframe

House and Senate Appropriations Committees Approve Subcommittee Allocations

FASEB Estimates Impact of Sequestration on NIH Funding

NAEVR Announces Advocacy and Educational Opportunities at the 2012 ARVO Annual Meeting

NAEVR Requests FY2013 NEI Funding of $730 Million at House Public Witness Hearing and in Written Testimony Submitted to the Senate

NAEVR Releases Winter 2012 Contributor Report

NIH Director Dr. Collins Testifies Before the House on FY2013 Budget, NCATS Implementation

AEVR and Alliance for Aging Research Release The Silver Book®: Vision Loss Volume II

NAEVR Releases FY2013 Funding Requests to Congress: At Least $32 billion for NIH and $730 Million for NEI, $10 Million for Peer Reviewed Vision Trauma Research

U.S. Medicine Quotes NAEVR in Article about Vision Center of Excellence, Defense Vision Research Funding

VSOs Support Increased Funding For Vision Trauma Research in The Independent Budget and in Letter to Defense Appropriators

Director Dr. Collins Discusses the President’s Proposed FY2013 NIH Budget

NAEVR: Disappointed in President Obama's Proposed FY2013 Flat-Funding for NIH, Reduced NEI Funding

President Issues FY2013 Budget That Flat Funds NIH, Reduces NEI Funding

AEVR Announces Two Congressional Briefings to be Held in March 2012 on Key Vision Research Topics: Glaucoma and Deployment-Related Vision Trauma

NIH Issues Guidance on Salary Cap Reduction, Inflationary Increases

President Obama Signs FY2012 Appropriations Bill that Includes At Least $5 Million More for Vision Research

NIH Establishes NCATS, per the FY2012 Appropriations Conference Agreement

Congress Finalizes FY2012 Appropriations With an NIH/NEI Increase Although A Continuing Resolution Funds the Government through December 23

Congress Finalizes FY2012 Appropriations with a Decrease in Peer Reviewed Medical Research-Vision Funding

NAEVR Releases Fall 2011 Contributor Report

Congress Passes Third FY2012 Continuing Resolution; Funds Government Through December 16

NIH’s SMRB Meets to Review Status of Recommendations

TATRC Begins Review of FY2011 Pre-Proposal Submissions

Media Highlights Proposed Defense Vision Cuts

House Passes Short-Term CR to Fund Government; Measure Goes to the White House

NAEVR Commends House LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Rehberg for Proposed FY2012 NIH Funding Increase of $1 Billion

House Issues Draft FY2012 LHHS Appropriations Bill That Increases NIH Funding by $1 Billion, as Proposed in the President’s Budget

Senate Passes Short-Term CRs to Fund Government as FY2012 Begins

NAEVR: Concerned About Senate Bill's FY2012 Funding Cuts to NIH/NEI During The Decade of Vision

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves FY2012 LHHS Funding Bill That Cuts Most NIH Institutes by One Percent

OMB Directs Agencies to Budget for FY2013 at Five Percent Below the FY2011 Level

Congressional Action in September Critical To FY2012 Research Funding

The Vision Community Announces Congressional Briefings on Three Topics in Eye Disease Research and Prevention September-October 2011

NEI Clinician Scientist Discusses Lifestyle And AMD IN A September 21 AEVR Congressional Briefing During International AMD Awareness Week

DOD Funds Vision Research at $8.7 M in FY2011

Medical Research Community Sorting Out the Implications of The Budget Control Act of 2011

NAEVR Releases Spring/Summer 2011 Contributor Report

DHHS Notifies Congress of NIH’s NCATS Plans, House Responds

Senators Casey and Burr Lead Letter in Support of NIH Funding

Dr. Collins Testifies Before the Senate LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee Promising Greater Details about NCATS, NAEVR Submits Written Testimony

Clinician-Scientist Speaks About Public-Private Partnership to Discover Vision-Saving Drugs Using NIH Screening Technology

DOD Announces Fiscal Year 2012 Clinical Trials Award Research Program

Congress Passes Bill to Fund Government for Remainder of Fiscal Year 2011

NAEVR Submits Written Testimony to the House LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee Supporting FY2012 NIH Funding at $35 Billion

Carl Kupfer, First Director of the National Eye Institute, Passes Away

NAEVR Releases Winter/Spring 2011 Contributor Report

NAEVR Central Booth at 2011 ARVO Annual Meeing Serves as "Town Hall" for NEI/DOD Research Funding Questions and Advocacy; NAEVR Hosts May 2 Defense Vision Session

Congress Passes Sixth Continuing Resolution to Fund Government

Congress Continues to Try to Finalize FY2011 Appropriations; Senate Fails to Pass Two Alternative Bills with Another Short-Term CR Likely

VSO Independent Budget Calls for Increased Funding for Medical Research, Including DOD Peer-Reviewed Medical Research-Vision Program

DOD Announces New Funding Source for Eye and Vision Research

NAEVR: President Obama's Proposed FY2012 NIH Funding Recognizes Value of Research, Sends Strong Message to Congress About Spending Priorities

DOD Announces $13 Million in FY2010 Defense Medical Research and Development Program (DMRDP) Awards

Clinician-Scientist Speaks about Glaucoma Progression and Conducts Real-Time Imaging of the Eye in AEVR Briefing Held During World Glaucoma Week 2011

AEVR Announces Defense-Related Vision Briefing that will Focus on Research to Diagnose Visual Disorders Resulting from Traumatic Brain Injury

NAEVR Releases Funding Requests to Congress - Finalize FY2011 Funding at $31.8 Billion, FY2012 Peer Reviewed Medical Research—Vision at $10 Million

David Epstein Promoted to Director, Government Relations and Education

Congress recesses without finalizing FY2011 NIH/NEI funding

SMRB Recommends New Translational Research Center, Clinical Center Changes

Congress Passes Another Short-Term Continuing Resolution to Fund Federal Agencies As it Continues Working to Finalize FY2011 Funding

NIH Announces Formation of Task Force to Study Impact of Creating a New Substance Use, Abuse and Addiction Research Institute

Joint NIH/ECRI Institute Meeting Focuses on Comparative Effectiveness and Personalized Medicine

NAEVR Releases Summer/Fall 2010 Contributor Report

Congress Passes Continuing Resolution to Fund Federal Agencies in FY2011

NAEVR Member Prevent Blindness America Announces September 29 Congressional Briefing "UV and our Nation's Vision"

DOD Vision Research Funding Tops $11 Million Due to Quality of Grants

Congress Proposes FY2011 Inflationary Increase for NIH Similar to President’s Budget

AEVR Features International Researcher in September 23 Congressional Briefing During International AMD Awareness Week

Cong. Timothy Walz Issues Letter Asking House Colleagues to Support PRMR-Vision Funding at $10 Million in FY2011 Defense Appropriations

NAEVR Releases Spring/Summer 2010 Contributor Report

NEI Concludes the 40th Anniversary Celebration with a Symposium on Translational Research and Vision at which Dr. Collins Recognizes Its Leadership on This Priority NIH Issue

AEVR Co-Sponsors Congressional Briefing on Low Vision and Vision Rehabilitation

NIH Director Dr. Collins Stresses Power of the "Genetic Signature" to Develop Personalized Treatments in his First Appearance Before the House Energy and Commerce Committee

NAEVR Testifies Against Merging NIH Institutes at Meeting Where Dr. Collins Asks the SMRB To Develop an Integrated Approach to Translational Research

Dr. Collins Cites NEI-Funded Human Gene Therapy at House and Senate Hearings on FY2011 NIH Funding

Statement from Paul A. Sieving, Director of the National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, during Healthy Vision Month, May 2010

NEI Announces Identification of Additional Genes Associated with AMD

NAEVR Submits Written Testimony to Senate and House LHHS Appropriations Subcommittees Supporting FY2011 NIH Funing at $35 Billion

NAEVR Releases Winter/Spring 2010 Contributor Report

AEVR's Decade of Vision 2010-2020 And the Foundation Fighting Blindness Host a Congressional Briefing on the Artificial Retina on Eve of Healthy Vision Month

NAEVR Submits NIH Listens Comments to Dr. Collins Citing Concerns About Future NIH/NEI Funding and Clustering of Institutes/Maintaining the NEI Budget Line

NAEVR Works with Blinded Veterans Association To Seek Congressional Support for FY2011 Peer Reviewed Medical Research-Vision Funding at $10 Million

NEI Releases Statement Recognizing First World Glaucoma Week

DHHS Secretary Sebelius Announces New NIH/FDA Collaboration To Support Efforts in Translational and Regulatory Science

VSO Independent Budget Echoes NAEVR's Request Urging Congress to Fund Extramural Peer-Reviewed Vision Research at $10 Million in FY2011 Defense Appropriations

NAEVR Expresses Concern Over President Obama's Proposed FY2011 NIH/NEI Funding Levels and Urges Congress to Improve Upon These Numbers

President Issues FY2011 Budget Proposing 3.2 Percent Increase in NIH Funding, 2.4 Percent Increase in NEI Funding, Per NEI Congressional Justification

NAEVR Releases FY2011 Funding Requests that Include $35 Billion for NIH and $10 Million for Extramural Peer-Reviewed Vision Research in Defense Appropriations

AEVR’s Decade of Vision 2010-2020 Initiative Announces First-Quarter 2010 Congressional Briefings on Defense-Related Vision Research and Glaucoma

NAEVR Thanks Congress for Maintaining the Vision Line Item in FY2010 Defense Appropriations But Expresses Concern About Its Funding Level

Congress Passes FY2010 Defense Appropriations Bill; Dedicated Peer-Reviewed Vision Research Program is Retained but Funding Level is Cut

NAEVR Thanks Congress for $18.5 Million Increase in NEI Funding That, with $26.7 Million ARRA Balance, Yields $45 Million More for Vision Research in FY2010

NEI Posts Top Five Stories of 2009

Congressional Conferees Approve an Omnibus Spending Package that Includes FY2010 Funding Increases for NIH, NEI

FY2009 Increase of at Least $230 Million in NIH and Defense Vision Funding Emphasizes Research Quality, Public Health Need, and Impact of NAEVR Advocacy

NAEVR Releases Fall 2009 Contributor Report

Department of Defense Announces New Medical Research Program

Congress Passes Second Continuing Resolution That Funds Government Programs Through December 18, 2009

NIH Releases Preliminary Data on FY2009 ARRA Funding

Vision Research Means Hope: Celebrating National Medical Research Day

Book Recounts Establishment and First Three Decades of the National Eye Institute

President Obama Visits NIH Announcing $5 Billion in ARRA Funding, Representing 12,000 Grants

Congress Passes Continuing Resolution That Funds Government Programs Through October 31, 2009

AEVR Co-sponsors Capitol Hill Briefing on Gender Equity in Eye Care and Blindness Prevention on October 8, World Sight Day

AEVR’s Decade of Vision 2010-2020 Initiative Hosts a Congressional Briefing on the ROBO4 Protein Pathway Research During AMD Awareness Week 2009

NIH Director Francis Collins Cites NIH Challenges and Priorities

House Passes NIH Funding Bill, Senate to Take Up Its Bill After Recess

NAEVR Releases Spring/Summer 2009 Contributor Report

Department of Defense TBI Research Program Opens for Pre-Proposal Submission

NAEVR Commends Chairman Obey for NIH Funding Markup that Improves on the President's FY2010 Proposal, Begins Process to Rebuild NIH Budget

NAEVR Applauds Nomination of Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., as NIH Director, Cites Past Collaborative Research with NEI on Ocular Genetics

Senate Passes S. Res. 209 Recognizing the NEI's 40th Anniversary and Designating 2011-2020 as the Decade of Vision

Department of Defense Vision Research Program Opens for Pre-Proposal Submission

House Passes H. Res. 366 Recognizing the NEI's 40th Anniversary and Designating 2010-2020 as the Decade of Vision

AEVR Announces a June 17th Congressional Reception Celebrating the NEI's 40th Anniversary

NAEVR Urges Senate Appropriators to Increase FY2010 NIH/NEI Funding by At Least Seven Percent

Senate LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee Holds FY2010 NIH Budget Hearing Questioning NIH on Implementation of $10.4 Billion in Economic Stimulus Funding

President Issues FY2010 Budget Proposing 1.4 Percent Increase in NIH Funding, One Percent Increase in NEI Funding, Per NEI Congressional Justification

NIH’s Scientific Management Review Board Meets, Organizes Working Groups to Address NIH Structural/Management Issues

NIH Requests Comments on Imminent Draft Guidelines on Embryonic Stem Cell Research

NAEVR Releases Winter/Spring 2009 Contributor Report

NEI’s Second Event to Celebrate its 40th Anniversary Focuses on the Genetic Basis of Eye Disease

In Testimony, NAEVR Urges House for at An-Least Seven Percent Increase in FY2010 NIH/NEI Funding

Inaugural NEI 40th Anniversary Event Features Blind Mountain Climber, New Technology to Get Visual Signals to the Brain

NAEVR Hosts Defense-related Vision Research Briefing, Contact Congress Booth at ARVO 2009

Acting Director Dr. Kington Updates House Appropriators on NIH’s Implementation Of Economic Stimulus Funding

A Tongue for an Eye: NEI 40th Anniversary Event to Feature BrainPort Device and Blind Adventure Athlete

DOD Releases Vision Research Portfolio Summary which NAEVR Distributes to All Congressional Defense Appropriators

House Appropriations Subcommittee Holds Hearing on FY2010 NIH Funding

House Veterans Affairs Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the Status of Implementation of the Vision Center of Excellence

Congress Passes FY2009 Omnibus Appropriations Bill with Nearly $1 Billion Increase for NIH and $21.4 Million Increase for NEI Over FY2008 Funding

NAEVR Commends President Obama for Reversing Restrictions on Embryonic Stem Cell Research Funding

NEI Issues Statement on World Glaucoma Day, March 12, 2009

NAEVR Urges At Least A Seven Percent Increase in FY2010 NIH/NEI Funding to Restore Purchasing Power; NAEVR Requests $736 Million for NEI

NIH Announces $200 Million for New Challenge Grants

Veterans Service Organizations Support NAEVR Request for $10 Million in FY2010 Defense-Related Vision Research Funding

House Posts FY2009 Omnibus Appropriations Bill with Nearly $1 Billion Increase for NIH and $21.4 Million Increase for NEI Over FY2008 Funding

NAEVR Thanks Congressional Leaders for $10.4 Billion NIH Funding in Economic Stimulus Bill and Commits Support for FY2009 Omnibus Appropriations Bill With $1 Billion NIH Increase

NIH Issues Talking Points on $10.4 Billion Stimulus Funding

AEVR Recognizes Second Annual World Glaucoma Day with March 10 Congressional Briefing

NAEVR Issues Statement on Economic Stimulus Bill’s Inclusion of $10 Billion in NIH Funding

House and Senate to Vote on Conference Economic Stimulus bill this weekend

Senate Passes Economic Stimulus Bill with $10 Billion for NIH

NAEVR Praises Senate's Economic Stimulus Bill for Increased Funding for NIH

NAEVR Praises $3.9 billion NIH Funding in House Economic Stimulus Bill

NAEVR Requests $10 billion for NIH from Obama Transition Team

DOD Announces FY2008 PRMRP Awards for Clinical and Translational Vision Research

NIH Issues Biennial Report with Numerous References to NEI-Funded Vision Research

NAEVR/AEVR Announce Early 111th Congress Events

NAEVR Releases Fall 2008 Contributor Report

Dr. Kington Briefs NIH Council of Councils on NIH Priorities

Champions Urge Medical Research Funding in Economic Stimulus

As Dr. Zerhouni Leaves, Dr. Kington becomes Acting Director Amidst Other Senior Staff Changes

For First Time, Peer Reviewed Vision Research Listed as Separate Line Item in DOD Medical Research Program

NIH/NEI Flat Funded in FY2009 Continuing Resolution, But Vision Research Increases by $6.5 Million Over FY2007

NIH Medline Plus Magazine Highlights Eye and Vision Health

Dr. Elias Zerhouni to step down as Director of the National Institutes of Health

NIH Director Dr. Elias Zerhouni Updates Congress on Status of NIH Reauthorization Legislation

NAEVR Releases Summer 2008 Contributor Report

AEVR’s September 16 AMD Briefing Concurrent with Anticipated Congressional Action on Research Funding

AEVR Co-Sponsors Lighthouse International Congressional Briefing on Diabetes and Vision Loss

NIH Distributes $150 Million Supplemental NIH Funding, NEI to Receive $3.5 Million to FY2008 Funding Total of $670.7 Million

Congress Adjourns for Summer Recess, Will Return in September with Most FY2009 Appropriations Bills Still Unfinished

Senators Introduce $5.2 Emergency Supplemental Bill for NIH; NIH Director Zerhouni Testifies Before Senate Appropriations Subcommittee

Congress Acts to Increase FY2008 and FY2009 NIH Funding

AEVR and FFB Announce Congressional Briefing on Initial Results of Human Gene Therapy Trials for LCA

AEVR/NAEVR Announce Speakers for the June 9 15th Anniversary Congressional Reception Featuring Release of Vision and Blindness Fact Sheet with Research!America

NAEVR Joins the Vision Community in Requesting Vision Objectives in Healthy People 2020

Senate Approves Supplemental with $400 Million for NIH

As NAEVR Submits Senate Testimony Regarding FY2009 NIH/NEI Funding, Researcherss Report Initial Results of Human Gene Therapy Trials Cited as an Example of NEI's Public/Private Collaborations

NAEVR Releases Spring 2008 Contributor Report

Senior VA and DOD Representatives Confirm Development of Military Eye Trauma Center of Excellence and Registry

House Investigates Incidence of and Care for TBI-Related Vision Disorders

DOD Issues Funding Opportunities Notice with June and July 2008 Submission Deadlines

NAEVR Cites Latest NEI Research and Collaborations in House Testimony Regarding FY2009 NIH/NEI Funding

179 House Members Support Increased FY2009 NIH Funding in Letter to Appropriations Leaders

Senate Passes Amendment to Increase FY2009 NIH Funding as House Holds Citizen Witness Hearing

Veterans’ Organizations Issue Independent Budget for VA that Recommends FY2009 DOD/PRMRP Listing, Expanded VA/DOD Vision Research Funding

DOD/PRMRP Program Issues Preliminary Notice of FY2008 Award Mechanism Announcement

NAEVR Expresses Concern About President’s FY2009 Budget Proposal and Announces NIH/NEI Funding Request

AEVR Holds Visual Imaging Briefing Featuring Real-time Retinal Analysis Using OCT

NAEVR Requests Eye and Vision Research Eligibility in the FY2009 DOD/PRMRP Program

NAEVR Issues Statement on Flat FY2008 NEI Funding

Defense Appropriations and Authorization Bills Present Funding Opportunities

NAEVR Releases Fall 2007 Contributor Report

House Fails to Override Veto of FY2008 LHHS Spending Bill

President Vetoes FY2008 LHHS Appropriations Conference Bill

NAEVR Commends House and Senate Conferees for Continued Eligibility of Eye and Vision Research for DOD Peer-Reviewed Medical Research Funding

NAEVR Commends House and Senate Conferees for an FY2008 LHHS Agreement to Fund NIH at $30 Billion, NEI at $684 Million

Senates Passes FY2008 LHHS Appropriations Bill

NAEVR and AEVR Support Congressional Briefings on Combat Eye Injuries and Rare Eye Diseases

Congress Passes Continuing Resolution to Fund Government in FY2008

New Resource Highlights the Burden of Age-Related Eye Disease and Underscores the Value of Innovation

NAEVR Supports Military Eye Trauma Treatment Act of 2007

U.S. Census Data on Working Seniors Demonstrates Importance of Vision Health

NAEVR Releases Summer 2007 Contributor Report

NAEVR Announces September 25 Event to Release The Silver Book: Vision Loss as Part of AMD Awareness Week

House Passes FY2008 LHHS Funding Bill; Report Language Lauds NEI

House Approves FY2008 Appropriations for NIH/NEI as NAEVR Meets with Key Leaders

NAEVR Characterizes NEI Children’s Vision Research in Terms of NIH Goals

NAEVR Communicates NEI Omega -3 Study to Congressional Appropriators

NAEVR Issues Quarterly E-ZINE (June 2007)

NAEVR Cites NEI Research on Omega-3 Fatty Acids as Need for Increased Funding

NEI Director Testifies Before Senate on Breakthroughs in Aging Eye Research

Senate Appropriators Approve Bill to Increase FY2008 NIH/NEI Funding By $1 Billion/$14.8 Million

House Marks Up FY2008 Spending Bill to Increase NIH/NEI Funding

House passes Stem Cell Bill; Bill Heads to White House for Expected Presidential Veto

AEVR Announces Congressional Briefing on Children's Vision Research

NAEVR Releases Spring 2007 Contributor Report

NAEVR Writes to FDA Commissioner von Eschenbach

Senate Passes Stem Cell Bill

NAEVR Issues Quarterly E-ZINE (April 2007)

Prior to Easter Recess, Congress Acts on FY2008 Budget and Appropriations

AEVR Announces Congressional Briefing on Visual Imaging to Save and Restore Sight

NIH Director Dr. Zerhouni and Researchers Testify Before Senate; Major Report Released on Impact of NIH Funding

NAEVR Submits Written Testimony Supporting FY2008 NIH/NEI Funding Increases

NAEVR Requests that Eye and Vision Research Remain Eligible for FY2008 DOD Funding

NIH Director Dr. Zerhouni Testifies Before House Appropriators

U.S. News & World Report Issues Major Vision Story on Eve of NIH Appropriations Hearings

Congress Passes Full-Year FY2007 Joint Funding Resolution

President Issues FY2008 Budget Request

House Passes Full-Year FY2007 Joint Funding Resolution

NAEVR Releases Winter 2007 Contributor Report

NAEVR Issues Quarterly E-ZINE (January 2007)

New National Advisory Eye Council (NAEC) Members Announced

House Passes Stem Cell Bill

NAEVR Announces Welcome to 110th Congress Reception

Congress Reauthorizes NIH; Funds Government into 2007

NAEVR Releases Fall 2006 Contributor Report

Congressional Research Services Publishes Report on National Institutes of Health

NEI Announces Second Phase of the Age-Related Eye Disease Study

NAEVR Urges Congress to Fully Fund FY2007 LHHS Programs

House Passes NIH Reform Bill

NAEVR Endorses House NIH Reform Bill

Energy & Commerce Committee Reports Out NIH Reform Bill

NAEVR Releases Fourth Quarterly E-Zine

Clinician/Researcher To Educate Capitol Hill About Latest Diabetic Retinopathy Research

New NEI Factsheets on AMD, Amblyopia, and Diabetic Retinopathy Available in the NAEVR Eye Fact Center

NAEVR Commends Senate Appropriators for NIH/NEI Increases in FY2007 LHHS Funding Bill

NAEVR Commends Senate for Passing Stem Cell Bill; Urges President Not to Veto

NAEVR Releases Summer 2006 Contributor Report

E&C Committee Investigates NIH Human Tissue Research Policies; Potential Implication for NIH Reauthorization

House Appropriations Committee Approves FY2007 LHHS Funding Bill

House LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee Approves Spending Bill With No NIH Increase

Vision Researcher Testifies at Senate Hearing on Missed Opportunities in Vision Research

House Passes Budget Resolution; NAEVR Commends Moderate Republicans for Increased Health and Education Funding

NAEVR Issues May 2006 E-ZINE to Capitol Hill Recognizing May as Healthy Vision Month, Reporting on New NEI Data on Vision Impairment

NAEVR Issues Spring 2006 Contributor Report

NAEVR Requests Increased NIH/NEI Funding by House LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee

NAEVR Urges House Budget Committee to Adopt Specter/Harkin Amendment

Senate Passes Amendment to add $7 Billion to its Budget Resolution

NAEVR Releases Winter 2006 Contributor Report

NAEVR Releases Second Quarterly E-Zine

NAEVR Expresses Concern About FY2007 NIH Funding

Vision Researchers Educate Congress about Chronic Dry Eye

Defense-related Vision Research Eligible for DOD ' s CDMRP Funding

Congress Finalizes FY2006 LHHS Appropriations

naevr issues fall 2005 contributor report

Senate Takes Action to Restore $1 billion in FY2006 NIH Funding After Stunning House Defeat

NAEVR Among First to Urge LHHS Conferees to Fund NIH in FY2006 at $29.4 billion

Vision Researchers First to Thank Senate for FY2006 NIH Funding at $29.4 billion

NEI-Funded Researcher Educates Congress About Gene Strongly Associated with AMD

NAEVR Network Member AMD Alliance International Releases New Global Report on AMD Awareness

NAEVR Issues First Quarterly E-Zine on NEI Research to Capitol Hill

Baltimore Hosts Two NEI Vision Exhibits

NAEVR ' s Jorkasky Named At-Large Delegate to White House Conference on Aging

NAEVR Issues Spring and Summer 2005 NAEVR/AEVR Contributor Report

NIH Signs Agreement with India to Expand Vision Research Collaborations

NAEVR Commends Senator Frist for Leadership in Supporting Embryonic Stem Cell Research

NAEVR Commends Senate LHHS Appropriators for FY2006 Billion Dollar NIH Increase

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves LHHS Spending Bill; Includes $1 Billion Increase for NIH

House appropriations committee Approves lhhs spending bill; senate announces allocations

Researchers Educate Congress about Glaucoma Detection and Treatment as part of the African Americans with Glaucoma Study

NAEVR President Dr. Stephen Ryan Testifies in Support of Increased FY2006 NIH/NEI Funding

ARVO President Dr. Gary Abrams Testifies in Support of Increased FY2006 NIH/NEI Funding

AEVR Congressional Briefing Addresses Research into Dry Eye

 
AEVR Congressional Briefing Addresses Research into Dry Eye
Emerging Vision Scientists Energize NAEVR Central at ARVO 2016

 



Emerging Vision Scientists Energize NAEVR Central at ARVO 2016


  NAEVR’s Defense Funding Session Complements the Vision and Traumatic Brain Injury Session at the 2016 ARVO Annual Meeting
Private Funding Foundations Educate About their Role in Vision Research, 
Advocate for Increased NEI Funding

  Private Funding Foundations Educate About their Role in Vision Research, Advocate for Increased NEI Funding
From left:  BVA Board Member Tom Zampieri, Ph.D., Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO), First Sergeant (Ret.) Daniel Wallace (BVA Operation Peer Support Committee Chair), and ARVO President John Clark, Ph.D. (University of Washington) delivering the VSO/MSO-signed VRP request letter

  Hill Letters Request Vision Trauma Research Funding at $15 M in FY2017, Support for Defense Health Programs in Defense Appropriations
DOD-Funded Researcher Develops Drug-Delivering Contact Lens

 
DOD-Funded Researcher Develops Drug-Delivering Contact Lens


 
AEVR Congressional Briefing Addresses Public Health Challenges in Glaucoma


 
ARVO Advocates Thank Congress For FY2016 NIH/NEI Increase, Urge FY2017 Budget Growth


 
NAEVR Urges Congress to Support the Bipartisan Budget


  Emerging Vision Scientists Educate, Advocate on Capitol Hill About Their Research to Reduce the Burden of Eye Disease
World Sight Day 2015 Congressional Briefing Addresses Burden of Uncorrected Refractive Errors

  World Sight Day 2015 Congressional Briefing Addresses Burden of Uncorrected Refractive Errors


  International Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Week Congressional Briefing: NEI Researchers Discuss Therapies for this Leading Cause of Blindness


 
NAEVR and ARVO Represented by Emerging Scientists at the Rally for Medical Research Advocacy Day 2015


 
NAEVR Participates in Project Gemini Exchange Program


 
AEVR Holds First-Ever Congressional Briefing on Uveitis


 
NAEVR Joins Fellow Sponsors in Identifying Priorities for the IOM Study Board


 
TBI Session at 2015 ARVO Annual Meeting Features Researchers and Veterans


 
NAEVR’s Defense Funding Session at the ARVO Annual Meeting


 


NAEVR Central at ARVO 2015 the Busiest Ever


 
ARVO, NAEVR Witness Testifies Regarding NIH/NEI Funding


 
Private Funding Foundations Advocate for Increased NEI Funding


 
Usher Syndrome Coalition Educates Congress


 
DOD-Funded Researcher Studies TBI-Related Photophobia


 
World Glaucoma Week 2015: Controlling IOP in At-Risk Populations
NAEVR Advocates with BVA for Vision Trauma Research Funding

 
NAEVR Advocates with BVA for Vision Trauma Research Funding


 
ARVO’s Request for an NIH/NEI Funding Increase Bolstered by
Young Investigators


  World Sight Day 2014 Congressional Briefing Addresses the Impact of Diabetic Eye Disease


  AEVR International AMD Awareness Week 2014 Congressional Briefing: Early Detection Can Lead to Better Outcomes


 
AEVR Releases Attitudinal Survey, Vision and Blindness Fact Sheet


  NAEVR and ARVO Represented by Young Investigators at the Rally for Medical Research Advocacy Day 2014


  At the Focus on Eye Health National Summit, Prevent Blindness Releases Study Projecting Year 2050 Annual Eye Disorder Costs $377 B, With Half Borne by Federal Government
Vision Research Funding is the Talk of NAEVR Central

 



Vision Research Funding is the Talk of NAEVR Central
An SRO Crowd Hears About Defense Vision Research Funding

 
An SRO Crowd Hears About Defense Vision Research Funding
NAEVR And AEVR Boards Elect Five New Directors

 
NAEVR And AEVR Boards Elect Five New Directors
DOD-Funded Researcher Develops Novel Patch for Ocular Trauma

 
DOD-Funded Researcher Develops Novel Patch for Ocular Trauma
World Glaucoma Week 2014 Briefing Focuses on Genetic Basis of Glaucoma

  AEVR’s World Glaucoma Week 2014 Briefing Focuses on Genetic
Basis of Glaucoma
AEVR Celebrates its Message about the Value of Vision Research on Capitol Hill

  AEVR Celebrates its Message about the Value
of Vision Research on Capitol Hill


 


VSOs/MSOs Support Funding for Vision Trauma Research in the FY2015 Independent Budget


  NAEVR Thanks Congress for Partial Restoration of Sequester Cuts, Urges Adequate NEI Funding to Address Challenges of the "Decade of Vision"


  AEVR International AMD Awareness Week Congressional Briefing: Young Researcher Uses “Big Data” to Determine Genetic Basis of AMD


 
NAEVR to Congressional Appropriators: $139 Billion Cost for Eye and Vision Disorders Requires Necessary Funding for NEI
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Informs  
Congressional Appropriator David Joyce about Research Benefits

 
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Informs Congressional Appropriator David Joyce about Research Benefits
Funding is the Talk of NAEVR Central at ARVO 2013

 




Funding is the Talk of NAEVR Central at ARVO 2013
The <em>Seattle Times</em> Prints Story about ARVO’s <em>Veterans Vision and TBI</em> Session, attended by Blinded Veterans and Congressional Staff

  The Seattle Times Prints Story about ARVO’s Veterans Vision and TBI Session, attended by Blinded Veterans and Congressional Staff


 
NAEVR Rallies for Medical Research Funding: “More Progress, More Hope, More Life”


 
DOD-Funded Researcher Studies the Impact of Primary Blast Injuries on the Eye


 
NAEVR Testifies at House Public Witness Hearing Requesting FY2014 Funding for NIH of $32 Billion, NEI of $730 Million


 
AEVR’s World Glaucoma Week 2013 Briefing Features Real-Time OCT Imaging


 

NAEVR Joins Vision Community in Developing Audacious Goals to Preserve and Restore Vision


 

ARVO Advocates Urge Congress to Avoid Sequestration


 


February 2013 International Innovation Magazine Features NAEVR Advocacy for Vision Trauma Research Funding


  World Sight Day 2012 Congressional Briefing Highlights Collaborations In Vision Research and Blindness Prevention Activities


 
AEVR International AMD Awareness Week Congressional Briefing: Research Suggests AMD as Multiple Biological Diseases


  Schepens Military Vision Symposium: AEVR Releases Defense Vision Brochure, DOD Announces $14 Million in Awards to 21 Vision Researchers


 
Vision Impairment and Blindness Incidence Increases In Last Decade With Greatest Increase in Diabetic Retinopathy


 
NEI Signs Agreement with UK for Collaborative Research into Inflammatory Eye Diseases


 
NAEVR Participates in Project Gemini, an Exchange Between US and UK Blinded Veterans


 

NAEVR Releases Cost of Military Eye Injury Study


 
DOD Announces $12.2 M Allocated for Awards to Vision Researchers


 


NAEVR Central, the Vision Research Community’s “Town Hall,” Draws Record Number of Visitors at 2012 ARVO Annual Meeting


 

AEVR Supports VA
Research Week


 
NAEVR Testifies at House Hearing and Requests FY2013 NEI Funding of $730 Million


 
Vision Enhancement System Addresses Defense Vision Research Gaps


 
AEVR Releases Updated Silver Book®:Vision Loss at 2012 World Glaucoma Week Congressional Briefing


 

NAEVR Meets with White House on Defense Vision Research Funding


 

NIH Director Dr. Collins Applauds NAEVR’s Efforts


 

NAEVR Meets with FDA To Discuss Change in Ophthalmic Drug Reviewing Division


 

NEI Clinician Scientist Discusses Lifestyle and AMD


 

Capitol Hill Education Focuses on Diabetic Retinopathy


 
NAEVR’s James Jorkasky Speaks on Vision Research Funding Advocacy at the European Union in Brussels


 
Congressional Briefing Highlights NIH’s Drug Discovery Technology


 

International Innovation Features Interview with NAEVR’s James Jorkasky


  DOD Announces Plan to Issue a Program Announcement in the May/June Timeframe per FY2011 Funding for its Vision Research Program


  NAEVR Central, the Vision Research Community’s “Town Hall,” Draws Record Number of Visitors at 2011 ARVO Annual Meeting


 
AEVR’s World Glaucoma Week Briefing Features Real-Time OCT Imaging


 

NAEVR’s James Jorkasky Receives AGS President’s Award


 

NAEVR Meets with VSOs to Ensure Support for FY2012 PRMR-Vision Funding


 
DOD Funded Researchers Address Diagnosis of Visual Disorders from TBI


 

ARVO Members Urge Congress to Finalize FY2011 NIH Appropriations


  Optometry Community Urges Congress to Finalize FY2011 Appropriations While NAEVR Educates about Defense Vision Research Funding Opportunities


 

ARVO Board Educates Capitol Hill About Return on NIH Investment


 

NEI and FDA Hold Second Glaucoma Endpoints Meeting


  "Exciting Time in AMD Research" Says International Clinician Scientist at Briefing Described by Congressional Staff as "Best of the Year"


  NAEVR and DOD Describe Defense-related Vision Research Funding Opportunities at the Schepens Fourth Military Vision Symposium


 
Vision 2020/USA Educates Capitol Hill About the State of Children’s Eye Care Around the World


 

NAEVR Comments at SMRB Meeting on NIH Structure, Translational Research Strategy


 

NAEVR Attends Blinded Veterans Association Annual Meeting


 
Congressional Briefing Stresses Growing Need for Low Vision Rehabilitation Services


  At World Ophthalmology Congress, NAEVR Speaks about the Impact of Economic Stimulus Funding on Vision Research and Meets with European Advocacy Colleagues


 
NAEVR Offers Oral and Written Comments at the First Stakeholders Meeting of the NIH/FDA Joint Leadership Council


  Vision Community Testifies at Citizen Witness Hearing on FY2011 NIH/NEI Funding
TATRC Vision Portfolio Manager Robert Read announces defense vision awards

  DOD Announces $10 Million in Vision Research Grants Funded by the PRMR-Vision Line Item in DOD Appropriations


  NAEVR Central, the Vision Research Community’s “Town Hall,” Draws Largest Number of Visitors at 2010 ARVO Annual Meeting
Lead Artificial Retina Researcher Mark Humayun, M.D., Ph.D.

  Artificial Retina Holds Promise for Restoring Vision to Millions
Christopher Girkin, M.D., M.S.P.H.

  Vision Community Unites to Observe World Glaucoma Week on Capitol Hill


  Vision Research Meeting Battlefield Needs: Corneal Wound Sealing/Healing and Protection


  TATRC on Track to Issue FY2009 Extramural Defense-Related Vision Research Awards by late First-Quarter 2010


  In January 29 Advocacy Day, ARVO Members Among First to Request FY2011 NIH Funding at $35 Billion


 

Ocular Surgery News Article on Dedicated Peer-reviewed Medical Research-Vision Program and Vision Center of Excellence


  AEVR Co-sponsors Capitol Hill Welcome Reception for NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins
Cong. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ, center) with Shigeru Kinoshita M.D., Ph.D. (Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine/Japan, left) and ARVO President Nicholas Delamere, Ph.D.  (University of Arizona, right)

  ARVO Members Among First to Educate Congress about ARRA-Funded Research
Left to right: Jennifer Zeitzer (Federation of American Societies of Experimental Biology, FASEB), NAEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky, and David Moore (Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research/AAMC)

  NAEVR Joins Research Means Hope.org in Calling for Robust NIH Funding at a National Medical Research Day Press Event
PRO Endpoints</em> Symposium co-chairs Neil Bressler, M.D. (Wilmer Eye Institute/Johns Hopkins) and Rohit Varma, M.D. (Doheny Eye Institute/University of Southern California)

  NEI and FDA Address the Use of Patient Reported Outcomes in Medical Product Development
Left to right: AEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky joined moderator Louis Pizzarello, M.D., M.P.H., (Columbia University) and speaker Janine Austin Clayton, M.D., (NIH/Office of Research on Women’s Health)

  Vision Community Unites to Recognize World Sight Day 2009
Kang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D. discusses the dramatic implications of his AMD research

  Researcher Educates Capitol Hill About the Robo4 Protein Pathway During AMD Awareness Week 2009


  NAEVR Justifies $10 Million for Vision Research in FY2010 Defense Appropriations with New Vision Funding Data Supporting its Request


 
Capitol Hill and Vision Community Recognize NEI 40th Anniversary
Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) Senior Project Officer Robert Read and Vision Center of Excellence (VCE) Director Colonel Donald Gagliano, M.D.

  NAEVR Hosts Key DOD Representatives in Standing Room-Only Session on Defense-Related Vision Research Opportunities at the ARVO Annual Meeting
USC Researcher Alex Walsh and NAEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky

  NAEVR Booth at ARVO Served as a "Town Hall" For Answers on NIH/DOD Research Funding Issues and to Contact Congress to Support an NEI Funding Increase
NAEVR Advocacy Manager David Epstein with Col. Robert Mazzoli

  NAEVR Serves on Planning Panel for New DOD Peer Reviewed Vision Research Program


  Vision Community Unites to Observe World Glaucoma Day on Capitol Hill


  AEVR/FFB Congressional Briefing Highlights Urgency for Deaf-Blind Research


 
NAEVR Initiates Celebration of NEI’s 40th Anniversary with Capitol Hill Reception


  ARVO Researchers Make FY2010 Funding Requests for Vision Research
Left to right: Dr. Cowan, Dr. Gagliano, and NEI Director Paul Sieving, M.D., Ph.D.

  NAEVR Hosts Drs Gagliano and Cowan in Visits with Community
Colonel Donald Gagliano. M.D. (center) with NAEVR Board member David Pyott (left), Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Allergan, Inc., and NAEVR President Stephen Ryan, M.D. (right), Doheny Eye Institute

  NAEVR Board Hosts Dr. Don Gagliano, new Director of the Military Eye Trauma Vision Center of Excellence
Gregory Hageman, Ph.D.

  AEVR Congressional Briefing Highlights AMD Awareness Week 2008
left to right: Dr. Bruce Rosenthal, Dr. Tara Cortes, Dr. Neil M. Bressler, and Nicole Pedone

  AEVR joins with Lighthouse International to Educate Hill About Diabetes and Vision Loss
Researchers Describe Initial Results of Human Gene Therapy Trials for Blinding Eye Diseases

 
Researchers Describe Initial Results of Human Gene Therapy Trials for Blinding Eye Diseases
Congress, NIH Recognize AEVR/NAEVR Anniversary

  Congress, NIH Recognize AEVR/NAEVR Anniversary
James Jorkasky comments on the importance of senior vision health

 
NAEVR Joins the Vision Community in Requesting Vision Objectives in Healthy People 2020
Program Co-Chairs Robert N. Weinreb, M.D. (left) and Paul Kaufman, M.D. (right) with NEI Director Paul Sieving, M.D., Ph.D.

 
NEI and FDA Address Glaucoma Clinical Trials with Vision Community

Click Here for Print Version
NAEVR Advocacy Manager David Epstein with Col. Robert Mazzoli

 
NAEVR Attends Military Traumatic Eye Injury Symposium; DOD Announces Additional FY2008 Vision Research Funding
AGS President Robert Weinreb, M.D. (Hamilton Glaucoma Center/University of California San Diego), Cong. Pete Sessions (R-TX), and Advocacy Day Program Co-Chair Anne Coleman, M.D. (Jules Stein Eye Institute/University of California Los Angeles)

 
NAEVR Joins AGS in Advocacy and Education on World Glaucoma Day
Using Real-time OCT, AEVR Educates Capitol Hill on Visual Imaging Technologies  Revolutionizing the Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Disease

 
AEVR Educates Hill on Visual Imaging Using Real-time OCT
ARVO Researchers Make FY2009 Funding Requests for Vision Research

 
ARVO Researchers Make FY2009 Funding Requests for Vision Research
Dr. Lenworth Johnson and NIH Director Elias Zerhouni

 
NEI’s Trans-Institute Research Praised, Vision Community Represented in Initial Meeting of Council to Guide NIH Common Fund
NEI Director Dr. Sieving Educates Capitol Hill about Rare Eye Diseases

 
NEI Director Dr. Sieving Educates Capitol Hill about Rare Eye Diseases
NAEVR Member BVA Testifies on VA Medical Research Programs on Traumatic Eye Injury

 
NAEVR Member BVA Testifies on VA Medical Research Programs on Traumatic Eye Injury
Dan Perry, Dr. Michael Gorin, and James Jorkasky

 
NAEVR and Alliance for Aging Research Release Silver Book: Vision Loss with Congressional Briefing Highlighting Impact of Age-Related Eye Diseases
Dr. Paul Lee and  David Matchar, M.D.

 
NAEVR Participates in ARVO meeting to Develop New Tool to Assess the Cost of Vision Impairment
Joe Carlisle and Dr. Linda McLoon

 
ARVO Member Hosts Congressional Staff Member
Dr. Stephen Ryan with Senator Tom Harkin

  NAEVR Meets with Key Leaders on NIH/NEI Funding
AEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky

  Children’s Vision Researchers Educate Capitol Hill


  NAEVR Commends Senate, Citing NEI Testimony on Aging Eye Research


  AEVR President Dr. Ryan Educates Congress About Visual Imaging Technologies


  NAEVR Challenges Vision Community to Quantify Value of Vision Research
Dr. Stephen Ryan and Dr. Karla Zadnik

  Vision Researchers Urge FY2008 NIH and NEI Funding Increase in House Testimony
Dr. Debra Schaumberg

  AEVR Holds Congressional Briefing on Interplay Between Genes and Lifestyle in AMD
Dr. Neil Bressler

  NAEVR Hosts Welcome Reception for the 110th Congress
Dr. Fineberg and NEI Director Dr. Paul Sieving

  Vision Research Community Discusses Pivotal Role of Ocular Epidemiology in the Translation of Basic Research


  ARVO Researchers Emphasize Amount and Timeliness of NIH/NEI Appropriations in Advocacy Day
NEI Director Paul Sieving with NAEVR President Dr. Steve Ryan

  Vision Community Observes NEI/FDA Clinical Trial Design and Endpoints Symposium


  ARVO Trustees Educate Key Congressional Offices about Their Vision Research


  NAEVR Highlights AREDS2 Study in Capitol Hill Visits
Dr. Tom Gardner with Senator Arlen Specter

  Congressional Briefing Emphasizes Impact of Collaboration in Diabetic Retinopathy Research
NAEVR Meets with Chairman Barton regarding NIH Reauthorization

  NAEVR Meets with Chairman Barton Regarding NIH Reauthorization
Elizabeth Wenk, office of Cong. Mike Castle (R-DE), and Dr. Stephen Ryan

  NAEVR Supports Senate Passage of HR 810, The Stem Cell Enhancement Act
Dr. Stephen Ryan with Senators Boxer and Harkin

  NAEVR Meets with Key Senators on Appropriations and NIH Reauthorization
Jim Jorkasky with Congressman Joe Barton

  NAEVR Meets with Chairman Barton on NIH Reauthorization
Dr. Peter McDonnell with Senator Arlen Specter

  NAEVR Testifies before Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on FY2007 Appropriations
NIH Director Dr. Elias Zerhouni

  Dr. Zerhouni Testifies before House on FY2007 Appropriations; NAEVR Cites Missed Opportunities at NEI


  Vision Researchers Educate Capitol Hill About Chronic Dry Eye



  Researchers Advocate for Vision Funding During January 20 Lobby Day


  Researcher Educates Congress on Diabetic Retinopathy


  Vision Researchers First to Thank Senate for NIH Funding
  AEVR Educates Congress During AMD Awareness Week

 
NAEVR and AEVR Support Baltimore Tour of NEI’s EYE SITE Exhibit in Summer/Fall 2005





  NAEVR Participates in Advocacy Community Town Hall Meeting on NIH Reauthorization


  NAEVR Holds Town Hall Meeting on NIH Reauthorization Bill Expected in September


  NAEVR Hosts Vision Community Meeting with FDA




  NAEVR Requests DOD-Funded Vision Research


  NIH Director Dr. Zerhouni Meets with Vision Researchers
  NAEVR Testifies in House on FY2006 NIH/NEI Funding


  NAEVR Member ARVO Testifies in House on FY2006 NIH/NEI Funding






NAEVR Holds January 25 Capitol Hill Event to Release Vision and Blindness Fact Sheet