The Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology

is an internationally renowned, privately endowed Organized Research Unit at the University of California San Francisco.  The Foundation is dedicated to research and training in infectious and inflammatory ocular diseases, and the application of this research to the prevention of blindness worldwide. It is recognized as the pre-eminent center in the world for this discipline.

The activities of the Foundation include fellowship training, faculty research, medical group practice, and international research and training.