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World Sight Day Announcement: the FBC launches the Cedric Ritchie Fund to Cure Blindness

The Canadian scientist Dr. Andras Nagy, Senior Investigator at Mount Sinai’s Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, was announced as the inaugural recipient of the Cedric Ritchie Fund to Cure Blindness: a new $1.5 million initiative…

Top 10 Discoveries Driving the Race to Restore Sight in 2016

At the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) we are motivated by a singular goal: develop new treatments for blindness and vision loss. This goal fuels all of the research that we fund. Today,…

Funding Results

Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) is the largest charitable funder of vision research in Canada. On this page, you will find information on grants FBC has awarded since 2015. For more information about…

New & Innovative AMD Treatments

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of vision loss in people over 50. It affects the central portion of the retina called the “macula” which is responsible for detailed,…

FBC Funded Research

Every year, donors of Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) fund research taking place in hospitals and universities across Canada, and around the world. FBC and its generous supporters are currently committed to funding…

2018 Impact Report

Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) reached new heights in 2018, and now, as a community, we are poised to bring incredible and life-changing treatments to the millions of Canadians affected by eye diseases….

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