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Celebrating 50 years in New Jersey: 1970-2020
Dec 31, 2020
In 1970, a group of men and women known as the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs—a fraternal organization working to promote personal and social development— saw a critical Garden State need. They collaborated with the College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey on a plan. The need was the... read more
In 1970, a group of men and women known as the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs—a fraternal... read more
Eversight-led research confirms presence of SARS-CoV-2 in postmortem ocular tissue
Nov 19, 2020
CLEVELAND, Nov. 19, 2020 — Eversight today announced research findings showing a small but noteworthy prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in ocular tissues from individuals who died from COVID-19. The findings were presented Nov. 7 at the 2020 Cornea and Eye Banking Forum and Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in... read more
CLEVELAND, Nov. 19, 2020 — Eversight today announced research findings showing a small but... read more
One child’s heroic battle with cancer leads to immeasurable good
Nov 18, 2020
Patti Gustafson and her husband Allen lead the Swifty Foundation, established with their late son, Michael, to raise research funds and awareness for the pediatric brain cancer he battled before his death at age 15. Patti recently spoke to our Eversight staff and at our Illinois gathering of... read more
Patti Gustafson and her husband Allen lead the Swifty Foundation, established with their late... read more
Oct 30, 2020
Every November, we join our Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) colleagues to celebrate the life-changing impact of cornea donation and transplantation—and recognize all those who donate the gift of sight for others for transplantation or critically needed vision research. This year, Eye... read more
Every November, we join our Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) colleagues to celebrate the... read more
Michigan healthcare leaders, Muslim communities to convene on ‘Building Healthy Communities’ and lifegiving donation/transplantation Nov. 19
Oct 28, 2020
‘Profound Conversation’ hosted by Eversight and the Muslim Life Planning Institute ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 28, 2020 — Eversight, the Ann Arbor-based global eye bank network, and Muslim Life Planning Institute (MLPI), a national community-building organization, will host “Building Healthy... read more
‘Profound Conversation’ hosted by Eversight and the Muslim Life Planning Institute ANN ARBOR,... read more
COVID-19 & the eye
Oct 15, 2020
By Onkar B. Sawant, PhD, Director of Research Oct. 15, 2020 — From the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, all of us involved with eye donation, cornea transplantation and vision research have taken every precaution to keep patients safe. With so many unknowns surrounding SARS-CoV-2—the virus that... read more
By Onkar B. Sawant, PhD, Director of Research Oct. 15, 2020 — From the start of the COVID-19... read more
Foundation Grant Benefits the Gift of Sight in Southwest Michigan
Oct 5, 2020
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 5, 2020 — Eversight has received a $4,000 grant through the Michigan Gateway Community Foundation (MGCF) to support its uninterrupted clinical operations for sight restoration in Cass and Berrien counties. The Buchanan Area Fund and the Ann Cone Fund for Niles... read more
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 5, 2020 — Eversight has received a $4,000 grant through the Michigan... read more
Eversight honors sight advocates in four states for exceptional mission support
Aug 11, 2020
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 11, 2020 — A Michigan ophthalmologist and philanthropic advocate, an Ohio organ procurement organization, the mother of a New Jersey cornea and eye tissue donor, a supply chain technology and innovations firm, and an Illinois Lions Club have all been honored with... read more
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 11, 2020 — A Michigan ophthalmologist and philanthropic advocate, an... read more
Eversight awarded targeted research grant to analyze COVID-19 effects on eye donation
Jun 8, 2020
CLEVELAND, June 8, 2020 — Eversight has been awarded an Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) Targeted Research Grant to investigate COVID-19 testing of potential eye tissue donors and how COVID-19 infection affects the safety of eye tissues donated for sight-restoring transplants. Individuals... read more
CLEVELAND, June 8, 2020 — Eversight has been awarded an Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA)... read more
We stand for healing and changing lives for the better.
Jun 3, 2020
Eversight stands in solidarity with our multicultural partners and communities and all those taking action for peace, social justice and equity for all in our society. Racism and violence have no place. We urge action to heal, lift up and change lives for the better. Recognize the loss of... read more
Eversight stands in solidarity with our multicultural partners and communities and all those... read more