Audacious Goals Initiative

Gathering ideas from across the scientific spectrum to forge new approaches to persistent challenges in vision research.

3-D Retina Organoid Challenge

Stimulating researchers to move rapidly toward treatments for retinal diseases.

Translational Research

Applying fundamental scientific discoveries and novel technologies to the development and testing of solutions for the preventing, treating, or diagnosing eye diseases.


Advancing studies of eye diseases and their genetic causes by giving researchers access to DNA samples, clinical information, and patients.

International Vision Research

Helping reduce the burden of blindness by funding research into diseases that disproportionately affect the developing world.

Regenerative Medicine

Developing regenerative medicine for eye disease through strategic support of research projects across the country.

Last updated: May 29, 2020