Foundation News

First matching funds campaign raises the bar 
At the 2016 Annual Meeting, David R. Williams and his wife, Inger Williams, PhD, pledged a matching gift up to $10,000, with a goal of making $20,000 for the ARVO Foundation. The leveraging power of the matching gift, in addition to generous donors during the five-day event, raised over $21,000 to assist researchers with travel grants. Read more.

Everyone needs a mentor 
Members helping members in developing countries was the focus of a story in the ARVONews Fall magazine. Read more.

Silent Auction item "Time with an expert:" priceless
A new Silent Auction item up for bid at ARVO 2016, "Time with an expert," yields stimulating connections and guidance that has helped shaped a young researchers path. Learn more.

West named 2016 Angle Awardee 
Former Foundation Governor Sheila West, PhD, FARVO, who was instrumental in establishing the ARVO Foundation during her tenure as president, is the 2016 Joanne G. Angle Award recipient. Read more.

Vemuganti to address 2016 WEAVR Luncheon 
Geeta K. Vemuganti, DNB, FAMS, MD, will speak on the topic, "Beyond Boundaries” at the 2016 Women in Eye and Vision Research (WEAVR) Luncheon program. Learn  more.

Recent award and fellowship recipients
The ARVO Foundation announces the recipients of multiple awards & fellowships:

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