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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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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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RPB Hosts Virtual Event On Diabetic Retinopathy

RPB grantees provide expert advice on DR as part of the "Lunch & Learn" series.

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New Fellowships Support Under-Represented Minorities in Glaucoma Research

The Glaucoma Foundation and Research to Prevent Blindness have partnered to provide five fellowships in 2021 to increase innovation and diversity in glaucoma 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.