Vision research receives boost from grant

Research to Prevent BlindnessThe University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine has been granted an Unrestricted Grant by Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) to support eye research conducted by the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. The grant award in the amount of $115,000 per year is based on a thorough review of criteria, including the department’s research activities, laboratory environment, and clinical and scientific staff.

“We are grateful for the continued support of RPB which allows our researchers and clinician-scientists to pursue promising projects with long-term clinical implications,” states Keith Carter, MD, department chair.

The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is pleased to hold one of 32 RPB Unrestricted Grants nationwide. More award information at

Friday, December 27, 2019