CANCELLED--12th Sayer Vision Research Lecture: Translating RPE Biology into Disease Treatments

April 21, 2020 - April 21, 2020
Bethesda, MD

This year's Sayer Vision Research Lecture been cancelled. 

Presenter:
Kapil Bharti, Ph.D.
Head of the Ocular and Stem Cell Translational Research Section
National Eye Institute


In 2006, Dr. Jane Sayer, a research scientist in National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, established the Sayer Vision Research Lecture and Award at the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, in partnership with the National Eye Institute at NIH. The lecture series honors her family and the memory of her parents, Winthrop and Laura Sayer.

Healthy Vision Month 2020

May 1, 2020 - May 31, 2020

Join people across the country to spread the word about eye health and strategies to prevent vision loss and blindness!  

Be part of Healthy Vision Month in May

CANCELLED--Advances in Vision Research: Focus on Eye Genetics Programs

May 8, 2020 - May 08, 2020
Bethesda, MD

This event has been cancelled.

Speakers will include representatives from two NEI-led initiatives: (1) the Global Eye Genetics Consortium (GEGC), which was established in collaboration with Tokyo Medical Center to take a multifaceted approach to international research, training, and scientific exchange; and (2) eyeGENE®, a primarily U.S.-based network that has built a patient registry, biorepository, and genotype-phenotype database. Speakers at the NEI-hosted event will address research gaps such as the need to collect and openly share data from underrepresented populations, and lessons from GEGC and eyeGENE® programs.

Register for the event

National Advisory Eye Council Meeting, June 2020

June 12, 2020 - June 12, 2020
Rockville, MD

The National Advisory Eye Council (NAEC) advises NEI on funding decisions, initiatives, and strategic planning.

View the videocast on the day of the event.

National Advisory Eye Council Meeting, October 2020

October 16, 2020 - October 16, 2020
Rockville, MD

The National Advisory Eye Council (NAEC) advises NEI on funding decisions, initiatives, and strategic planning.

View the videocast on the day of the event.

National Diabetes Month 2020

November 1, 2020 - November 30, 2020

Join the conversation in November — and share information about diabetic eye disease with your community all year long.

Be part of Diabetic Eye Disease Month in November

Last updated: February 20, 2020