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The University of Pittsburgh, Department of Ophthalmology

UPMC Eye Center’s mission is to improve quality of life through the preservation and restoration of vision.

Suite 820, Eye & Ear Building
203 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15213

ARVO - The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

ARVO is the largest and most respected eye and vision research organization in the world with a mission to advance research worldwide into understanding the visual system and preventing, treating and curing its disorders.

ISER - The International Society for Eye Research

The Mission of ISER is to provide a unique international platform for discussion and exchange of ideas on contemporary topics in eye and vision research among its members and the broader eye/vision research community.

ASCB - The American Society for Cell Biology

ASCB is an inclusive, international community of biologists studying the cell, the fundamental unit of life that is dedicated to advancing scientific discovery, advocating sound research policies, improving education, promoting professional development, and increasing diversity in the scientific workforce.

The AIM Center - Autophagy, Inflammation, and Metabolism Center of Biomedical Research Excellence

The AIM Center is a locally, nationally, and internationally important center for the advancement of research on autophagy and its intersections with inflammation and metabolism in the disease process. The AIM Center promises to be a nationally important center for the advancement of research on autophagy, affording the nation a resource for the development of innovative approaches in treating a wide spectrum of diseases. 

RIMR - The Stephen J. Ryan Initiative for Macular Research

RIMR brings together outstanding basic scientists, engineers, medical researchers, and clinicians to develop a better understanding of age-related atrophic macular degeneration (AMD). RIMR participants are improving AMD diagnostics, and expanding the prospect of new treatments for the number one cause of visual impairment and blindness in older Americans.

SfN - Society for Neuroscience

The vision of the SfN is to advance breakthrough discoveries in neuroscience and promote innovative translation of scientific advances to improve the health of people everywhere. SfN contributes to the breadth of the field of neuroscience, its highly dynamic nature, and its creative use of all the tools and modern biology and technology to understand neural function in health and disease.

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