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Research to Prevent Blindness

RPB Celebrates 60 Years

Learn about our sight-saving accomplishments!

Shaping Careers

Our grants program supports vision research now and into the future

An 'Eye' on Scientific Excellence

See our current grantee list

Extending Our Reach

Strategic partnerships help us accomplish our goals

RPB Celebrates 60 Years

Learn about our sight-saving accomplishments!

Shaping Careers

Our grants program supports vision research now and into the future

An 'Eye' on Scientific Excellence

See our current grantee list

Extending Our Reach

Strategic partnerships help us accomplish our goals

About RPB

Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) provides major eye research funding to 35 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.

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RPB Featured Stories

RPB Expands Career Development Award

 

RPB and the Allergan Foundation Announce New Grants for Early-Career Vision Researchers

 

RPB Grantee Dr. Gregg Semenza Wins Nobel Prize in Medicine

RPB Updates

A note from RPB President Brian F. Hofland, PhD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Michael Chiang

Former RPB Grantee Dr. Michael Chiang Named Director of National Eye Institute

Dr. Chiang is a respected scientist, clinician and leader in vision research.

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Research to Prevent Blindness Expands Career Development Award

RPB is increasing both the amount of funding and the number of awards funded through its flagship grant in order to better support early-career vision scientists.

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Research to Prevent Blindness and Allergan Foundation Announce New Partnership to Support Early-Career Vision Researchers

The organizations announce new grants to increase funding for innovative research from early-career vision scientists.

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Our Partners

As a catalyst for vision research, Research to Prevent Blindness partners with other vision research funders-—combining resources, experience and capacity—to accelerate solutions for vision loss.