An Inside Look at NEI

- An ARVO and NAEVR Collaborative Webinar

Join ARVO and the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) for an informative free on-demand webinar with guest speaker Michael A. Steinmetz, PhD, director of Extramural Science Programs at the National Eye Institute (NEI), who will share information on NEI's: 

  • application review process
  • budgets and funding policies
  • special initiatives, including trans-NIH and trans-agency activities. 

Registrants will also benefit from the recorded Q&A with Steinmetz at the end of the session. This collaborative webinar was hosted by ARVO President Stephen Pflugfelder, MD, and NAEVR Executive Director James Jorkasky.

Access the on-demand webinar


image of Michael SteinmetzMichael A. Steinmetz, PhD
Director, Division of Extramural Science Programs
National Eye Institute
Bethesda, MD


image of Stephen PflugfelderStephen Pflugfelder, MD, FARVO
President, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
Professor and James and Margaret Elkins Chair in Ophthalmology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

image of James JorkaskyJames Jorkasky
Executive Director, National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR)
Rockville, MD