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Research to Prevent Blindness

Funding Life Changing Research

Accelerating treatments and cures

Shaping Careers and Developing Leaders

We launch and foster careers

Our Community is a Who’s Who in Vision Science

New Awards, New Partnerships

See Our Latest Studies, Treatments and Breakthroughs

Funding Life Changing Research

Accelerating treatments and cures

Shaping Careers and Developing Leaders

We launch and foster careers

Our Community is a Who’s Who in Vision Science

New Awards, New Partnerships

See Our Latest Studies, Treatments and Breakthroughs

About RPB

Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) provides major eye research funding to 40 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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Working Together to Fund Scientific Research for Eye Health

More than 30 private and public funders of vision research came together in Washington DC to discuss ways to maximize their support of scientific research. 

 

Researchers Identify Biomarker for Glaucoma Damage

The RPB-supported researchers hope their finding will lead to tests to identify cell damage before irreversible vision loss.

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Working Together to Fund Scientific Research for Eye Health

More than 30 private and public funders of vision research came together in Washington DC to discuss ways to maximize their support of scientific research in light of new recommendations and a changing environment.

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Making the case that ‘Science Is For All’

An RPB Trustee pens a powerful Op-Ed on the need to support scientific research through the National Institutes of Health.

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RPB AWARDS $5.4 MILLION IN GRANTS

The latest grant cycle supports eye research related to a variety of diseases and conditions.

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Natural Compound Reduces Signs of Aging, Including Eye Dryness

RPB-supported vision researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have contributed key data to a new study that identifies a natural compound that slows typical signs of aging in mice.

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Emerging Vision Scientists Visit Capitol Hill

Twenty-two emerging vision scientists conducted Capitol Hill visits with NAEVR and RPB to champion federal funding for critical 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.