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Research to Prevent Blindness

Research to Prevent Blindness and Allergan Foundation Announce New Partnership to Support Early-Career Vision Researchers

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The organizations announce new grants to increase funding for innovative research from early-career vision scientists.

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Research to Prevent Blindness Celebrates 60th Anniversary

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For the past 60 years, RPB has funded groundbreaking research to prevent, treat and cure all conditions that damage or destroy sight.

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National Eye Institute Recognizes RPB's 60th Anniversary

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The NEI congratulates RPB on 60 years of accomplishments in a personal letter from the acting director.

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In Their Own Words: Why the RPB Career Development Awards Matter

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Thank you to our donors for supporting the RPB CDA and launching more than 200 research careers!

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Research to Prevent Blindness Grantee Dr. Gregg Semenza Wins Nobel Prize in Medicine

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Dr. Semenza is being recognized for his discoveries related to how cells respond to low oxygen levels, which have implications for the treatment of cancer, eye diseases and more.

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RPB and Partners Award $1.2 Million In Grants for Novel AMD Research

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Four new grantees received the Catalyst Awards for Innovative Research Approaches for AMD.

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The Career Development Award Turns 30: Celebrating a Generation of Support for Early-Career Scientists

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CDA founded 30 years ago as one of the few private sources of funding aimed specifically at early-career vision researchers.

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RPB AND LCIF TO CONTINUE LOW VISION RESEARCH AWARD PARTNERSHIP

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Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) and Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) announced today that they will continue their partnership in the RPB/LCIF Low Vision Research Award.

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RPB researchers honored with 2018 António Champalimaud Vision Award

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Four RPB-supported researchers and a Scientific Advisory Panel member have been honored with the prestigious 2018 António Champalimaud Vision Award for their groundbreaking research

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IN THE FUTURE, ALZHEIMER’S MAY BE PREDICTED DURING EYE EXAMS

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RPB-funded researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (WUSTL) have found a correlation in 30 older patients between retina thinning and elevated levels of tau and amyloid proteins that are the hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease.

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RPB and AUPO Announce Recipient of RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding AMD Research

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RPB and AUPO announce the 2018 recipient of the award focused on age-related macular degeneration.

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RPB and AAO Award Grants for Big Data Research to Advance Patient Care

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Award recipients to use IRIS Registry database to conduct population-based studies.

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