Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) provides major eye research funding to more than 50 leading scientific institutions in the U.S. and supports the work of hundreds of talented vision scientists engaged in a diverse range of disease-oriented research.
The spring cycle grants include new Low Vision Research Awards.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine issues nine concrete recommendations for improving eye and vision health and increasing health equity.
Researchers publish critical findings from Zika mouse model, raising the possibility of new avenues of transmission, as well as confirming the virus’ ability to induce cell death in eyes.
Research initiative to address urgent needs in understanding and treating low vision.
A new approach to removing congenital cataracts in infants allows remaining stem cells to regrow functional lenses.
The number of people with visual impairment (VI) and blindness is increasing in the U.S. and around the world.
At the ARVO Inaugural Press Conference, three RPB-funded scientists pushing the boundaries of imaging, early detection, regeneration.
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