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FBC Funded Research

Every year, donors of Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) fund millions of dollars of research taking place in hospitals and universities across Canada. This research is the backbone of our community and our primary…

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Age Related Macular Degeneration

Overview Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss in people over the age of 50, affecting approximately 1.4 million Canadians. The disease is “macular” because it damages the macula,…

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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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Game-Changing Discovery will “Rapidly Accelerate” the Development of Cell-Based Therapies

Today, we are excited to announce a truly transformative discovery that will “rapidly accelerate” the development of cell-based therapies—not just for blinding eye diseases, but for all kinds of regenerative medicine! One…

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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…

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Experimental Stem Cell Treatment for Macular Degeneration Restores Vision

Stem cells are making headlines again! This is good news, especially for those living with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common blinding eye disease in people over the age of 50….

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Apr 25, 2019
From Foundation to Fighter

A Message from the President and CEO For 45 years, the Foundation Fighting Blindness has raised and directed critical funding into sight-saving research for blinding eye diseases. From our earliest days as…

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May 15, 2019
Patient Study: LCA-10 And USH2

We are letting our community know about a patient experience study being conducted by Medicys Ltd., a medical research company that is looking for people with a confirmed diagnosis of Usher syndrome…

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May 14, 2019
Upcoming Event: Dispelling Myths Surrounding the Vision Health of Older People

On May 28, 2019, Dr. Chad Andrews, Senior Manager of Research and Education at Fighting Blindness Canada, will be taking part in Dispelling Myths Surrounding the Vision of Older People, an interdisciplinary…

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