Vision Research Center

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The Vision Research Foundation (VRF) is the fund development arm of for the UMKC Department of Ophthalmology and the Vision Research Center. The VRF exists to help generate financial support to fund vision research at the UMKC School of Medicine. Currently, research is underway to find meaningful cures and new treatment options for diseases of the eye, most specifically, age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.

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To learn more or to inquire about giving opportunities for the Vision Research Foundation at the UMKC School of Medicine, contact Kirk Baughan, Interim Director of Development for Health Sciences, at UMKC Foundation: 816-235-6328 or