Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2014

1285  University of Houston  (22845)

Principal Investigator: BERNTSEN,DAVID

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 447,540

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 4/1/14 <> 3/31/15

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: OPT VISION SCIENCES

Department, Center, School, or Institute: OPTOMETRY PH

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: NIH U10-Soft Bifocal Contact Lens Myopia Control

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: National Eye Institute

Program Title: none
CFDA Linked: Vision Research


This proposal is for the UH College of Optometry to serve as a Clinical Center in a proposed multi-center, double-masked, randomized clinical trial that will assess whether soft bifocal contact lenses slow the progression of juvenile-onset myopia in 7 to 11 year old children (at the time of enrollment) compared to standard single vision soft contact lenses over at least a three-year period.

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