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Research to Prevent Blindness

Grant from Research to Prevent Blindness and Castle Biosciences Supports Medical Student Research in Ocular Cancer

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Research to Prevent Blindness and Castle Biosciences are partnering to provide new opportunities for medical students to pursue ocular cancer research.

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New Glaucoma Research Grant Available

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Research to Prevent Blindness and Aerie Pharmaceuticals are partnering to provide grant opportunities to support novel research in glaucoma.

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New Vision Science Research Grant for Students of Osteopathic Medicine

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RPB and the AOCOO-HNS Foundation are launching a multi-year partnership to provide funding to increase research opportunities in vision science for students of osteopathic medicine.

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RPB Funding Helps Researchers Revive Light-Sensing Cells in Organ Donor Eyes

Dr. Frans Vinberg

This ground-breaking research accomplishment will open new doors for research on neurodegenerative diseases like AMD.

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Research to Prevent Blindness Opens Applications for up to $4.7 Million in Vision Research Grants

The awards offered cover a wide variety of topics in vision science, including glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, ocular cancer, amblyopia, low vision, and many more.

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Recording available: RPB webinar on Dry AMD and Geographic Atrophy

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RPB grantees provide expert insight on geographic atrophy and dry AMD as part of the "Lunch & Learn" series.

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David Weeks Tribute Video

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The AUPO created a video tribute to RPB's Chairman Emeritus.

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Join Us for AMD Awareness Month

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Join RPB and Apellis Pharmaceuticals for a virtual event on Feb. 25 to learn about cutting-edge research into geographic atrophy and dry AMD.

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Dry AMD Virtual Event

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

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In Memoriam: David F. Weeks

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

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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

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

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In Memoriam: William J. vanden Heuvel

William 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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RPB HOSTS VIRTUAL EVENT ON LOW VISION

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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

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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

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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

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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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RPB Hosts Virtual AMD Event

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

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A Note from RPB President Brian F. Hofland, PhD

 

RPB Hosts Virtual Glaucoma Event

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RPB grantees provide expert advice on glaucoma in the first event of the "Lunch & Learn" series.

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RPB and Partners Launch the scEYEnce Campaign

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This new media campaign shines a spotlight on the powerful benefits of vision research.

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RPB and Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology Announce 2021 Recipient of RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding Vision Research

David Williams

David Williams, PhD, is recognized for ground-breaking contributions to the field of vision research.

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Former RPB Grantee Dr. Michael Chiang Named Director of National Eye Institute

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Dr. Chiang is a respected scientist, clinician and leader in vision research.

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Research to Prevent Blindness Expands Career Development Award

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RPB is increasing both the amount of funding and the number of awards funded through its flagship grant in order to better support early-career vision scientists.

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Research to Prevent Blindness and Allergan Foundation Announce New Partnership to Support Early-Career Vision Researchers

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The organizations announce new grants to increase funding for innovative research from early-career vision scientists.

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