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    ARVO calls for applications for Dr. David L. Epstein Award

    Plus, [email protected] ready for Lima; 2017 session recordings, new online modules available

    At its 2017 general business meeting in May, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) welcomed a new president, Claude F. Burgoyne, MD, FARVO.

    Dr. Burgoyne, a glaucoma clinician and surgeon, is senior scientist, Van Buskirk Chair for Ophthalmic Research, and director of the Optic Nerve Head Research Laboratory at Devers Eye Institute, Portland, OR. He also serves as clinical professor of ophthalmology at Oregon Health and Sciences University, Eugene.

    ARVO also welcomed Sarah E. Coupland, MBBS, PhD, FARVO (University of Liverpool) as its new vice president and Justine Smith, MBBS, PhD, FARVO (Flinders University) as its new executive vice president.

    Steven J. Fliesler, PhD, FARVO (State University of New York-Buffalo) was named president-elect and will serve the 2018-2019 term. Raymond A. Applegate, OD, PhD, FARVO (University of Houston) and Andrew D. Dick, MBBS, MD, FMedSci, FARVO (University of Bristol-Bristol Eye Hospital) are vice presidents-elect for that term.

    Other results include the election of three new trustees to the board: T. Michael Redmond, PhD, FARVO (National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health) will represent the Biochemistry/Molecular Biology (BI) Section; Maureen Maguire, PhD, FARVO (University of Pennsylvania) will represent the Clinical/Epidemiologic Research (CL) Section; and Maureen McCall, PhD, FARVO (University of Louisville) will represent the Visual Neuroscience (VN) section.

    2017 ARVO recordings

    Miss a presentation at the ARVO 2017 annual meeting? Select sessions--including lectures, mini-symposia, paper sessions, symposia, and workshops--are now available online. All recorded sessions are searchable by session type, related Scientific Section, or Cross-sectional Groups. The ARVO/Alcon Closing Keynote: “What’s next in the investigation of genetics of age-related macular degeneration” is available to the public. An ARVO member login is required to access the remaining recorded sessions (http://arvo.org/Conferences_and_Courses/Meeting_presentations/#AM17).

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