Your support advances vision research and treatments for vision disorders.  Please help the McPherson Eye Research Institute by making a tax-deductible donation today.

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Donate to the McPherson ERI’s Research, Education, and Outreach Fund, which supports the full range of our vision research and program activities.

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Support the David G. Walsh Research Fellowship program. The David G. Walsh Research Fellowship Fund supports graduate students and postdocs in vision research through small, targeted research grants.

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Participate in McPherson ERI’s Annual Cycle for Sight Fundraiser. Our annual indoor cycling fundraiser is held at several different locations on and off the UW-Madison campus. Visit our Cycle for Sight webpage for further information, to register for the event, or to donate.


Donations may also be sent to:

McPherson Eye Research Institute
Attention: Michael Chaim
9407 WIMR
1111 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53705

For more information, please contact:

Michael Chaim, McPherson ERI Development
Phone: 608-265-0690

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John Walsh & Callie Meiller
John Walsh & Callie Meiller

Every gift to the McPherson Eye Research Institute helps to advance vision research, and many gifts come with a story worth sharing.  When Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic School in Monona was looking for a new recipient of funds from its “Penny War” fundraiser, Principal Callie Meiller thought of her longtime friend, John Walsh.  Walsh – a business attorney with Axley in Madison (and a talented stand-up comic, who took first place out of 116 comics at the Comedy Club on State’s annual Madison’s Funniest Comic Competition this year) – is legally blind from an inherited disease called Usher syndrome…. READ MORE