Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB)

The research funding organization, Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) is the world's leading voluntary organization supporting eye research. Since it was founded in 1960, RPB has chanelled hundreds of millions of dollars to medical institutions for research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of blinding eye diseases. For information on RPB, RPB-funded research, eye disorders, and the RPB Grants Program, please go to www.rpbusa.org.

Unrestricted RPB Grant
Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) has awarded a grant of $110,000 to UNC Eye Care Center to support research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of blinding diseases.
RPB Career Development Award
Sai H. Chavala, MD was recognized in 2012 by Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB), the world's leading voluntary organization supporting eye research, with a $250,000 Career Development Award to support his research. The support is provided over a four-year period.