PBA grant deadline 4/1

March 9, 2011

You have until April 1 to apply for Prevent Blindness America?s Eighth Annual Investigator Awards.

Chicago-Eye researchers have until Friday, April 1, to apply for Prevent Blindness America’s (PBA’s) Eighth Annual Investigator Awards.

The 1-year research grants range from $10,000 to $30,000 and fund science-based research projects that seek to end unnecessary vision loss and blindness in the following areas of adult vision, children’s vision, or eye injury:

• The burden and economic aspects of eye disease and vision loss on society.

• Best practices to integrate vision screening and follow-up care into system care access.

• Vision program effectiveness and evaluation.

A panel of scientists, in coordination with the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, will determine grant recipients. For application information, visit www.preventblindness.org/research or call 800/331-2020.