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Research to Prevent Blindness

Four RPB-supported researchers and a Scientific Advisory Panel member have been honored with the prestigious 2018 António Champalimaud Vision Award for their groundbreaking research

Four RPB-supported researchers and a Scientific Advisory Panel member have been honored with the prestigious 2018 António Champalimaud Vision Award for their groundbreaking research

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IN THE FUTURE, ALZHEIMER’S MAY BE PREDICTED DURING EYE EXAMS

RPB-funded researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (WUSTL) have found a correlation in 30 older patients between retina thinning and elevated levels of tau and amyloid proteins that are the hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Research to Prevent Blindness and Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology Announce 2018 Recipient of RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding AMD Research

RPB and AUPO announce 2018 recipient of David F. Weeks Award for outstanding AMD research.

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RPB and AAO Award Grants for Big Data Research to Advance Patient Care

Award recipients to use IRIS Registry database to conduct population-based studies.

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Research to Prevent Blindness Expands Grants Program

Many of the organization’s individual grants will now be open to researchers at any U.S. academic medical center.

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RPB Presents Scientists at the Frontiers of Retinal Research

At the ARVO Inaugural Press Conference, three RPB-funded scientists pushing the boundaries of imaging, early detection, regeneration.

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A Stem Cell for Every Occasion

The idea that stem cells – the precursors of all body tissues – could be turned into organ replacements for diseased body parts has tantalized physicians and patients for decades...

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RPB Convenes Eye Research Funders

March 24, 2015, Washington, DC -- Top execs from major eye research funding organizations convened in Washington, DC for a second time to advance an agenda for collaborative action in addressing key issues facing...

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RPB Provides $10.7 Million in Grants

New York, NY, December, 2014 -- With the approval of 33 new grants to individual scientists and 24 grants to departments of ophthalmology, Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB), the leading foundation supporting eye...

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