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Research to Prevent Blindness

RPB 2020 Annual Report

Learn about our recent sight-saving accomplishments!

Shaping Careers

Our grants program supports vision research now and into the future.

An 'Eye' on Scientific Excellence

See our list of current grantees here.

RPB Grantees Reach Out

View virtual events on glaucoma, AMD, low vision & diabetic retinopathy.

RPB 2020 Annual Report

Learn about our recent sight-saving accomplishments!

Shaping Careers

Our grants program supports vision research now and into the future.

An 'Eye' on Scientific Excellence

See our list of current grantees here.

RPB Grantees Reach Out

View virtual events on glaucoma, AMD, low vision & diabetic retinopathy.

About RPB

Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) provides major eye research funding to 37 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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David F. Weeks

In Memoriam: David F. Weeks

The RPB Chairman Emeritus made an incredible impact on the vision research field, from his efforts to initiate support for the creation of the National Eye Institute to his decades-long leadership of RPB.

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Research to Prevent Blindness and American Academy of Ophthalmology Award Grants for Big Data Research to Improve Patient Care

Award recipients to use IRIS Registry database to improve diagnosis and treatment of eye disease

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Research to Prevent Blindness and Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology Announce 2022 Recipient of RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding Vision Research

Donald Zack, MD, PhD, is recognized for ground-breaking contributions to the field of 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.