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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
William vanden Heuvel

In Memoriam: William J. vanden Heuvel

The RPB Board Member, who was a U.S. Ambassador, lawyer, and champion of human rights, worked tirelessly for causes he believed in.

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Watch The Video

RPB HOSTS VIRTUAL EVENT ON LOW VISION

The online event featured RPB grantees and is now available to view on demand.

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Research to Prevent Blindness and The Glaucoma Foundation Offer Critical Funding for Early-Career Vision Scientists

The Career Advancement Awards—one focused specifically on glaucoma research—support novel science related to eye diseases by up-and-coming researchers.

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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.