Learn why she switched from oncology to ophthalmology, about her study of angiogenesis and how her patients inspire her research. An ARVO Gold Fellow herself, Hartnett highlights also the various benefits junior researchers can gain from attending the ARVO Annual Meeting and becoming more engaged with the Association.
Chapter Affiliate updates
ARVO partners with its Chapter Affiliates around the world to connect the global community of eye and vision scientists. This month in ARVONews, we hear from the México Colegio Nacional de Investigación en Ciencias Visuales (MARVO).
Established as an ARVO international chapter affiliate in 2010, MARVO promotes collaboration between Mexican ophthalmologists interested in basic, clinical or epidemiological research.
Learn about his personal interest in retinoblastoma, how engaging with ARVO has increased his research interest and his advice on the beneficial exposure junior researchers gain by presenting/attending the ARVO Annual Meeting.
Learn how she got hooked on vision science and about her current research on understanding what leads to development of age-related diseases. Malek also shares highlights of her engagement with ARVO through the years plus advice for junior researchers on getting more involved.
Spotlight on members
Events and education
This talented ophthalmologist from Iran was selected as a recipient of the fellowship in 2018, but being an Iranian citizen meant she had to defer acceptance until 2019 when the meeting was in Canada. Dehghani shares her experience at ARVO in her own words.
Cheryl M. Craft, PhD, FARVO, a consistent and outstanding mentor and sponsor to junior women scientists, shares her path as a vision scientist and advice for young researchers.
ARVO welcomes the newest At-Large Members-in-Training Board member, Tasneem Khatib, BM, BCh. Khatib will begin her 2019 - 2021 term as the MIT Trustee on the ARVO Board of Trustees on Oct. 16.
Translational Vision Science and Technology is ARVO's open access, peer-reviewed journal highlighting multidisciplinary research bridging the gap between basic research and clinical care. Learn more about how it fits into the broad spectrum of scientific activity undertaken by ARVO members.
This February, the National Eye Institute (NEI) is celebrating Low Vision Awareness Month by highlighting some of the great resources available for people with low vision along with their eye care providers and family and friends.
Journal of Vision (JOV) is ARVO’s open access, online only, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the study of functional vision. Learn more about the history, current initiatives and goals of JOV, as well as the impact it has made over the past two decades.
Swamynathan shares his insights about the power of collaboration, curiosity and acceptance of failure as keys to success.
The inaugural vice dean for Inclusion and Diversity at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Higginbotham shares her career journey plus gives advice on how we can transform to a more inclusive culture.
A genetic scientist by training, read about Hazlewood's transition to vision research and how he harnessed the power of mendelian genetics to identify the first gene and mechanism of action for a rare blinding disease.
Originally from Nigeria, Sogbesan shares how his guiding principle of 'Ubuntu' recognizes and appreciates our individual uniqueness and difference in skills and strengths.
Co-founder of two start-up companies developing noninvasive treatment for dry eye and holder of nine granted patents and patent applications, Sher takes us on a journey through her lifelong love of science.
Chidi-Egboka shares her passion and path to become a top-notch clinician, academic, researcher and mentor.
Learn about his eye and vision background in Vietnam, his DCERF Program and ARVO 2022 highlights, plus how he plans to incorporate lessons from his experiences in his future career plans.
Get a glimpse into his professional background as he reflects on his career influences and highlights. He also looks back at his involvement with ARVO over the years and shares the vision for the Association he hopes to accomplish during his tenure.
Share her excitement as she reflects on the highlights of her DCERF experience, top takeaways from ARVO 2022, plus plans she already has underway for ARVO 2023 and her vision for her career.
Kevin Schneider, PhD, a postdoctoral researcher at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at University of California Irvine, shares how his 2018 ARVO Foundation Genentech AMD Research Fellowship was an essential jumpstart to pave the way for obtaining consistent research funding.
Learn about Pe’er’s many contributions to ARVO over the years. He also shares his viewpoint on volunteering and the great impact giving back has on you.
Learn about Atherton’s contributions and leadership in ARVO over the years, as she shares a peek behind the curtains on being an ARVO volunteer.
Learn about Hazlett’s contributions to the eye and vision community during her 40-year membership with ARVO and her advice on the benefits of being an ARVO volunteer.
Learn about Smith’s contributions during her 20+-year membership with ARVO and her advice on the benefits of being an ARVO volunteer.