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  1. Trending topics: Patient engagement

    Trending topics Patients: From consumers to partners Passenger. End user. Spectator. These are terms that many in biomedical research would use to describe the role patients play as a potential therapy winds its way along the development pipeline. Yet, a growing number of patients are no longer content to simply watch and wait as possible life-changing science happens without them.  “Other than providing funding, the patient community hasn’t traditionally been given the opportunity to intera

  2. NEI director's message

    NEI director’s message Updates, challenges, progress and the 50-year celebration Paul A. Sieving, MD, PhD, FARVO  NEI launched the Eyes of Infants with Zika (EIZ) study in June with the help of Brazilian investigators. As you may recall, in summer 2015 epidemiologists observed that Zika virus infection during pregnancy could result in babies with severe microcephaly. In response to this alarming news, NIH mounted a multi-Institute effort to follow a Zika-exposed cohort of pregnant women to s

  3. Journals column

    ARVO Journals Editors-in-chief prepare for new term In May 2016, ARVO members elected editors-in-chief (EICs) for the association’s three journals. The new EICs will officially begin their five-year terms in January 2018. Each recently shared parts of their vision for their respective journals with ARVONews. Donald Hood, PhD, FARVO Columbia University ARVONews: All new editors want to improve their journal. How are you going to go about this? In the statement I submitted when running for edi

  4. Invited speakers

    Invited speakers Bettina Ryll Richard D. Carvajal Invited Speakers Sponsors

  5. AMPC Candidates

    All candidate bios and nomination statements are available on the official ballots

  6. Board of Trustees

    Board of Trustees The Board of Trustees is comprised of elected members from ARVO's 13 Scientific Sections along with elected and trustee-appointed officers. The president and vice president(s) are elected from within the Board each year. The executive vice president is elected by the general membership to a five-year term and is a voting member of the Board of Trustees. The ARVO executive director serves as an ex officio member of the Board. For more information on Board of Trustee duties,

  7. Professional Development and Education Committee

    Professional Development and Education Committee Professional Development and Education Committee The Professional Development and Education Committee (PDEC) oversees and provides guidance for ARVO’s online learning material and methods, ensuring that programs are meeting ARVO’s organizational goals. Description Review ARVO’s strategic plan and consider its goals when making decisions on developing or approving educational offerings. Conduct needs assessment to determine topics for online

  8. Leaders-Volunteers: New Trustees

    Leaders and volunteers Conversations with the new Trustees T. Michael Redmond, PhD, FARVO Biochemistry/Molecular Biology Section National Eye Institute/NIH What do you look forward to the most about being a member of the ARVO Board of Trustees? I hope to serve by advancing the mission of ARVO and furthering its impact on biomedical research and health in these critical times for both science and health. I think that ARVO must be in the vanguard of supporting continued investment in research