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Research to Prevent Blindness, (RPB) has announced that a $25,000 award for extraordinary contributions to the field of eye research will be made by its board of trustees.The first Research to Prevent Blindness Trustees Award will be presented Nov 4, in Los Angeles, at the dedication of the new Jules Stein Eye Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles.The prize will honor scientists in ophthalmic research. The selection of the award-winning scientist will be made from nominees proposed by leaders in the scientific community. Members of the board of trustees of the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology will serve as the panel of judges for the 1966 award.The St. Louis University School of Medicine has received a W. K. Kellog Foundation grant of $250,000 which, over a period of five years, will aid the school of medicine in its administration as well as
Miscellanea Medica. JAMA. 1966;197(13):52. doi:10.1001/jama.1966.03110130030012