NAEVR/AEVR Posts New Web Site

When you visit, you will see an entirely new web site, easier to read with new navigation and compatible with a variety of devices. Bookmark or favorite it as your destination for the latest about NAEVR advocacy for NIH/NEI and DOD funding, as well as AEVR Congressional Briefings and studies about eye and vision health.  

AEVR Announces Thyroid Eye Disease (TED) Congressional Briefing

To be held November 14 at 12 p.m. in House Rayburn Room 2075, this first-ever TED Briefing features Raymond Douglas, MD, PhD (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center) speaking about the active and inactive phases of the disease and the quality of life implications for patients, as well as current research and clinical trials for TED treatments.

To read about the Briefing, click here.

On the new web site, AEVR has posted a summary of the September 18 International AMD Awareness Week Congressional Briefing, which featured NEI Intramural researcher Kapil Bharti, PhD speaking about NEI’s first-in-human clinical trial of a therapy for dry AMD using induced pluripotent stem cells.

To read the summary, click here.