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Lab animal transport is at risk. Urgent action is needed from ARVO members. Act now.

• NEI Director Paul Sieving, MD, PhD, will update members on the Audacious Goals Initiative at ARVO 2014. Make plans to attend.

• AEVR’s World Glaucoma Week briefing put the spotlight on NEI-funded researchers studying the genetic basis of glaucoma and featured Janey Wiggs, MD, PhD, FARVO and Louis Pasquale, MD, FARVO. Read more.

• Further erosion in NIH, NEI budget possible in 2015. Learn more.

• ARVO has joined with hundreds of organizations to call on Congress to increase federal funding for basic research. Learn more

 New legislation increases vision research by $30 Million. Learn more.

• ARVO partners in rally for medical research. Act now to avoid more cuts to NIH National Eye Institute.

• Thomas Wheeler-Schilling, CEO of European Vision Institute (EVI EEIG), shared with ARVONews some of the organization’s most recent outreach activities. Read more.

• New report reveals significant increase in costs of vision-related disorders. Learn more.

• NIH provides Sequestration Fact Sheet. Learn more.


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ARVO International Chapter Affiliates

Did you know ARVO now has 13 international Chapter Affiliates covering more than two dozen countries?
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  • Nominations are now open for the 2015 Merck Innovative Ophthalmology Research Awards. Learn more.

The IORA is offered through the ARVO Foundation thanks to a generous grant from Merck.

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