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NIH selects Dr. Michael Chiang as director of the National Eye Institute

July 24, 2020

National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., has chosen Michael F. Chiang, M.D., as director of NIH’s National Eye Institute (NEI).

NEI seeks public comment on future research goals

December 6, 2019

As the year 2020 approaches, the National Eye Institute (NEI) is developing new plans for vision research over the coming decade.

Tumminia named NEI deputy director

December 6, 2018

Santa J. Tumminia, Ph.D., was appointed Deputy Director of the National Eye Institute (NEI) on November 12.

NEI support paved early pathway for novel glaucoma therapies

February 6, 2018

The recent approval of two novel medications for glaucoma – the first new medications for the disorder in nearly 18 years – are fruit borne from decades of foundational scientific research supported by the National Eye Institute (NEI).

Fifty years of vision research opens window into the brain

November 2, 2017

The eye is more than a window to the soul; it is a window to the brain.

Statement by NEI Director Paul A. Sieving, M.D., Ph.D., on National Academies’ report outlining public health strategies to promote and protect healthy vision for all Americans

September 15, 2016

Today, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies) released “Making Eye Health A Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow.

NEI Welcomes Four New Members to National Advisory Eye Council

June 15, 2016

Today four new members join the National Advisory Eye Council, an advisory body for the National Eye Institute (NEI) at NIH.

NEI Employment Program for People with Intellectual Disabilities Celebrates 10 Years

March 10, 2016

Andrew Butler may be one of the hardest working people at NIH. He has to be, because he works at the Building 49 Central Animal Facility at the Bethesda, Md. campus—home to the many rodents and other laboratory animals that are a vital part of NIH...

NEI Welcomes New Council Members

June 30, 2014

The National Eye Institute recently appointed two new members to its National Advisory Eye Council.

Seto Named NEI Deputy Director

April 7, 2014

Dr. Belinda Seto joined the National Eye Institute (NEI) as its deputy director on April 7, 2014.