NEI

Summary

The National Eye Institute mission is to “conduct and support research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to blinding eye diseases, visual disorders, mechanisms of visual function, preservation of sight, and the special health problems and requirements of the blind.”

Vision research is supported by the NEI through approximately 1600 research grants and training awards. The NEI also conducts laboratory and patient-oriented research at its own facilities located on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland

National Eye Institute

The National Eye Institute mission is to “conduct and support research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to blinding eye diseases, visual disorders, mechanisms of visual function, preservation of sight, and the special health problems and requirements of the blind.”

Vision research is supported by the NEI through approximately 1600 research grants and training awards. The NEI also conducts laboratory and patient-oriented research at its own facilities located on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland.

Images are from NEI website "Laboratories" Upper Left :Laboratory of Retinal Cell and Molecular Biology Upper Right: Laboratory of Sensorimotor Research Lower Right: Neurobiology-Neurodegeneration and Repair Laboratory Lower Left: Laboratory of Immunology

Images are from NEI website “Laboratories”
Upper Left :Laboratory of Retinal Cell and Molecular Biology
Upper Right: Laboratory of Sensorimotor Research
Lower Right: Neurobiology-Neurodegeneration and Repair Laboratory
Lower Left: Laboratory of Immunology

Web Information

Website:   nei.nih.gov
YouTube Channel: youtube.com/neinih
Twitter:  twitter.com/NatEyeInstitute

Facebook: facebook.com/NationalEyeHealthEducationProgram
Wikipedia Entry:  wiki/National_Eye_Institute

Contact Information

Email: 2020@nei.nih.gov
Phone: (301) 496-5248—English and Spanish
Address: National Eye Institute
Information Office
31 Center Drive MSC 2510
Bethesda, MD 20892-2510

Organization

Director: Paul A. Sieving, MD, PhD
Advisory Committees: National Advisory Eye Council (NAEC); Board of Scientific Advisors; NEI Women Scientists Advisory Committee (WSAC)
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