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Save the Date - October 30


Lights-On 2017
Tribeca Rooftop
Honorees to be announced


2017 ARVO Conference
Arthur Makar, FFS's Executive Director, with Dr.'s Johanna Seddon and Gail Seigel,
were honored at FFS's Alumni Reception. Every year in early May,
ARVO hosts 11,000
researchers to review and discuss
current vision research.
View the ARVO Event


2017 Grant Submissions
2017 applications for FFS funding are currenlty being studied by our Scientific Review Committee.
2017 grantees will be announced later this Spring.


AUPO 2017

Arthur Makar, Fight for Sight's Executive Director, recently attended the annual meeting of the Association of University Professors of Opthalmology. While there he had the opportunity to meet with colleagues including Dr. Roy Chuck from Montefiore Medical Center, Brian Hofland from Research to Prevent Blindness and Dr. James Tsai from New York Eye and Ear Institute of Mount Sinai.

Fight for Sight thanks the LaSpina famly and all the
2016 Strike for Sight participants for their generosity in helping
to raise money for our 2017 grant program.


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Fight for Sight (FFS) grant applications are due on or before 12:00 AM on November 15, 2017. Winners of FFS's 2017 Summer Student Fellowships, Grants-in-Aid and Post-Doctoral Awards will be announced in the Spring.

Fight for Sight partners with several other eye and vision research organizations including the International Retinal Research Foundation, which co-funds a Summer Student Fellowship focusing on eye banking tissue restoration; Aniridia Foundation Internaltional co-funds a Summer Student Fellowship relating to Aniridia and; the Earl and Shirley Herbst Eye Research Fund which will co-sponsor two Summer Student Fellowships during 2016 and 2017.

To view previous winners, click here to view our Grants page