Rockville, Md. More than 9,000 eye and vision researchers will gather to attend the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2005 Annual Meeting to be held at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., May 1-5, 2005.
The world's premier eye and vision research meeting, the ARVO 2005 Annual Meeting will feature keynote speakers Dr. Elias A. Zerhouni, Director of the National Institutes of Health, and Dr. Peter Agre, Nobel Laureate. Over 100 vision-related companies will be exhibiting at the event, many demonstrating state-of-the-art technology.
The Annual Meeting will include over 6,000 paper and poster presentations. In addition, special recognition awards will be presented during the five-day meeting including:
- The Proctor Medal
- The Cogan Award
- The Friedenwald Award
- The Mildred Weisenfeld Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology
- The ARVO/Pfizer Ophthalmics Translational Research Awards
ARVO is a 77-year-old membership organization of more than 11,200 eye and vision researchers from over 70 countries. The Association encourages and assists its members and others in research, training, publication and dissemination of knowledge in vision and ophthalmology. ARVO's headquarters are located in Rockville, Md. For more information, logon to the Association's Web site, www.arvo.org.
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Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
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