Animals in Research Committee

Animals in Research Committee

Description

The Animals in Research Committee monitors the status of the use of animals in biomedical research and the impact upon ARVO members; provides a resource for eye and vision researchers whose work comes under scrutiny; assists the ARVO Board of Trustees with issues requiring policy decisions; and educates the membership on relevant issues to increase members' awareness of the importance of animal research in understanding eye disease and visual functions.

Activities

  • Reviews and recommends policies affecting the use of animals in eye and vision research.
  • Sponsors Annual Meeting workshops and develops publications.
  • Represents the Association on the AAALAC Board.
  • Assists eye and vision researchers whose work comes under scrutiny.
  • Reports to the Board of Trustees at its regular meetings.

Resources:

Meetings

The Committee meets during the ARVO Annual Meeting and conducts business via ARVOConnect, by email and if needed by conference call during the year.

Roster

Chair

Goldis Malek, PhD

Section: Retinal Cell Biology
Duke University
Durham , N.C.
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/07/2020

Chair Elect

Gillian J. McLellan, BVMS, PhD

Section: Glaucoma
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison , Wisc.
Term: 05/03/2018 - 05/02/2019

Member

Malia M. Edwards, PhD

Section: Retinal Cell Biology
Wilmer Eye Institute
Baltimore , Md.
Term: 05/03/2018 - 05/06/2021

Member

Neena B. Haider, PhD

Section: Retinal Cell Biology
Schepens Eye Research Institute/MEEI
Boston , Mass.
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/07/2020

Member

Richard T. Libby, PhD

Section: Glaucoma
University of Rochester Medical School
Rochester , N.Y.
Term: 05/07/2015 - 05/2/2019

Member

Andras M. Komaromy, DVM, PhD

Section: Glaucoma
Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
East Lansing , Mich.
Term: 05/03/2018 - 05/06/2021

Member

Kenneth P. Mitton, PhD, FARVO

Section: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Oakland University Eye Research Institute
Rochester , Mich.
Term: 05/05/2016 - 05/02/2019

Member

Darryl R. Overby, PhD

Section: Glaucoma
Imperial College London
London, England , United Kingdom
Term: 05/03/2018 - 05/06/2021

Member

Nimesh B. Patel, OD, PhD

Section: Glaucoma
University of Houston
Houston , Texas
Term: 05/03/2018 - 05/06/2021

Member

Cornelia W. Peterson, DVM

Section: Cornea
The Ohio State University, Collge of Optometry
Columbus , Ohio
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/07/2020

Member

Katrina L. Schmid, PhD

Section: Anatomy and Pathology
Queensland University of Technology
Brisbane Queensland , Australia
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/07/2020

Trustee Liaison, Ex Officio

Andrew D. Dick, MD, FARVO

Section: Immunology and Microbiology
University of Bristol-Bristol Eye Hospital
Bristol, England , United Kingdom
Term: 05/07/2015 - 05/02/2019

Trustee Liaison, Ex Officio

T. Michael Redmond, PhD, FARVO

Section: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
National Eye Institute/NIH
Bethesda , Md.
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/05/2022

NEI Liaison, Ex Officio

Lisa A. Neuhold, PhD

National Eye Institute/NIH
Bethesda , Md.

AAALAC Liaison, Ex Officio

J. Crawford Downs, PhD

Section: Glaucoma
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham , Ala.
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/02/2019

Ex Officio

Steven J. Fliesler, PhD, FARVO

Section: Retinal Cell Biology
SUNY-Buffalo / VA Medical Center - Buffalo
Buffalo , N.Y.
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/07/2020

Ex Officio

W. Daniel Stamer, PhD, FARVO

Section: Physiology and Pharmacology
Duke University
Durham , N.C.
Term: 05/03/2018 - 05/07/2020

Ex Officio

Claude F. Burgoyne, MD, FARVO

Section: Glaucoma
Devers Eye Institute
Portland , Ore.
Term: 05/05/2016 - 05/02/2019

Ex Officio

Justine R. Smith, FRANZCO, PhD, FARVO

Section: Immunology and Microbiology
Flinders University
Adelaide , South Austrailia
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/05/2022

Ex Officio

Iris M. Rush, CAE

ARVO
Executive Director

AAALAC Liaison, Ex Officio

J. Crawford C. Downs, PhD

Section: Glaucoma
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Term: 05/11/2017 - 05/02/2019

Staff Committee Liaison

Matt Windsor, PhD

ARVO
Senior Manager, Science Communication