J&J Vision Care accepting UV research proposals

September 24, 2013

Are you interested in conducting research for J&J Vision Care? The company is actively soliciting proposals for research on UV and the eye.

Jacksonville, FL-Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. (JJVCI) is now accepting research proposals related to ultraviolet (UV) radiation and the human eye. Specific areas of interest include the following topics:

• Eye health, including photoageing (cataractogenesis, presbyopia, corneal, retinal, conjunctival/limbal changes)

• Epidemiology of UV-induced ocular disease, including geographic, ethnic, and occupational study. Proposals may include the study of indoor and outdoor UV radiation. Increased risk associated with UV exposure in youth.

• Assessing the protective effect of UV-blocking contact lenses on human ocular tissues including methodology, measurement techniques, and clinical endpoints. Comparative protective effects of contact lenses and spectacles/sunglasses.

Research proposals must be submitted through the JJVCI Investigator Initiated Study (IIS) application process by contacting the clinical research administrator via e-mail at RA-VISUS-IISRequests@its.jnj.com or by calling at +1-904-443-1525. All research proposals must be submitted in English.

For additional information on JJVCI’s IIS process and policy, visit  http://www.acuvueprofessional.com/investigator-initiated-studies