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Glaucoma Research Foundation Accepting Preliminary Applications for 2020 Research Grants

Preliminary applications for one-year Shaffer Grants in the amount of $50,000 are being accepted until July 15th. Interdisciplinary teams and collaborations that may lead to new glaucoma treatments are encouraged.

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Nancy S. Forster joins Glaucoma Research Foundation Board of Directors

Glaucoma Research Foundation, the nation’s most experienced foundation dedicated solely to glaucoma research and education, recently elected Nancy S. Forster to its Board of Directors.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Kicks Off the Catalyst for a Cure Vision Restoration Initiative

The Catalyst for a Cure Vision Restoration Initiative builds on 16 years of seminal scientific research, with an aim to cure glaucoma and restore vision.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Earns Highest Rating from Charity Navigator for Fourth Consecutive Year

Glaucoma Research Foundation's strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned us a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest independent charity evaluator.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Announces $1 Million in Annual Research Grants

Glaucoma Research Foundation announced $1 million in annual research grants to support 12 investigators at prestigious universities in the United States, Canada, and Europe.

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Dr. Adriana Di Polo Awarded the 2019 Shaffer Prize from Glaucoma Research Foundation

For her research project seeking a new treatment to restore vision in glaucoma patients, Adriana Di Polo, PhD, professor of neuroscience at the University of Montreal, was awarded the 2019 Shaffer Prize for Innovative Glaucoma Research.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation to Honor Philanthropic Leaders and Glaucoma Innovation at 13th Annual Gala in San Francisco

Launched in 2007, the Annual Gala showcases the visionaries and catalysts who share GRF's mission to cure glaucoma and restore vision through innovative research.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation to Host 8th Annual Glaucoma 360 at historic Palace Hotel in San Francisco

This signature three-day event highlights innovation in glaucoma therapies to ensure patients have access to the latest and most effective diagnostic tools and treatment options.

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

National Glaucoma Awareness Month is an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease that affects more than 3 million people in the United States and 60 million worldwide.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Appoints Meredith L. Gale National Director of Development

Meredith joins the GRF team to manage donor stewardship programs as well as major and planned giving strategies.

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