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Fight for Sight and NANOS Change Deadline for 2015 Grant Submission

 Since 2010, Fight for Sight (FFS) and the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS) have jointly funded a Fight for Sight/NANOS Summer Student Fellowship for neurology or ophthalmology residents and fellows pursuing academic research in neuro-ophthalmology. After discussion between the two organizations, the application deadline has been changed to September 1, 2015 to better accommodate the schedules of residents and  fellows in their new medical settings. The application is completed on-line and may be accessed through the following link:  https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ffs2015. The winner will be notified in October.

 This joint award includes a $3,000 research stipend from FFS, accompanied by a $1,500 travel grant from NANOS, for the grant recipient to present a research paper based on their funded work at the NANOS annual meeting .  The travel grant is contingent upon presentation as either a platform or poster presentation.  

 For more information, please contact Arthur Makar, Fight for Sight's Executive Director at 212-679-6060 or arthur@fightforsight.org. 

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OCTOBER 26, 2015
 

2015 Gala

360' ROOM ~ 10 DESBROSSES STREET
NEW YORK, NEW YORK

HONORING JAMES TSAI, MD, MBA
PRESIDENT, NEW YORK EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY OF MOUNT SINAI
CHAIR OF OPHTHALMOLOGY FOR THE MOUNT SINAI HEALTH SYSTEM

 AND A CELEBRITY HONOREE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON

 

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Fight for Sight will be announcing the winners of its
 2014 Summer Student Fellowships, Grants-in-Aid and Post-Doctoral Fellowships in the Spring. To view previous winners, click here to view our Grants page

Fight for Sight has partnerships with the Lions Eye Research Institute, Aniridia Foundation International and Prevent Blindness America, among others.

The Lions Eye Research Institute co-funds a Summer Student Fellowship focusing on eye banking/tissue restoration. Aniridia Foundation International co-funds a Summer Student Fellowship relating to Aniridia. Prevent Blindness America co-funds a public-health related Grant-in-Aid. A grant from the Earl and Shirley Herbst Eye Research Fund, a Connecticut based charity, supports two Summer Student Fellowships in 2013 and 2014.