ARVO Awards Program

April 1, 2004

The program for Sunday, April 25, features a number of scientific offerings,but one highlight is the annual keynote address. It will be given duringa session scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. in Ballroom A-D. This year's keynotespeaker is Stephen E. Straus, MD, director, National Center for Complementaryand Alternative Medicine, National Institutes for Health (NIH), Bethesda,MD. His address, entitled "Envisioning New Models for ClinicalResearch", will describe the NIH-developed "Roadmap"-astrategy for accelerating basic science discoveries and for translatingthat research into clinical practice.