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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 Updates

A note from RPB President Brian F. Hofland, PhD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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RPB and Partners Launch the scEYEnce Campaign

This new media campaign shines a spotlight on the powerful benefits of vision research.

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David Williams

RPB and Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology Announce 2021 Recipient of RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding Vision Research

David Williams, PhD, is recognized for ground-breaking contributions to the field of vision research.

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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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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.