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Mission Investment Steering Committee

FBC’s Mission Investment Steering Committee (MISC) provides state-of-the-art investment management and advisory services that ensure all the funding FBC allocates to vision research projects achieve their goals on an ongoing basis. Comprised of leading advisers with expertise in translational research, commercialization, intellectual property, and venture capital investing, the MISC works alongside the Scientific Advisory Board to provide FBC’s Board of Directors with insights that enable it to maximize the organization’s research impact and direct fundraising revenues into research projects that have the greatest potential to impact new treatments for blinding eye diseases.

Tara James – Chair of the Mission Investment Steering Committee

Andrew Burke – Chair of the FBC Board

Michel Cayouette – Chair of the FBC Scientific Advisory Board

George Sheen – FBC Board Member

Elise Héon – FBC Policy Advisor

Stephen Rose – FBC Policy Advisor

Frank Gleeson – FBC Policy Advisor

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Apr 25, 2019

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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Sep 9, 2019

This year, participants in Cycle for Sight events across the country set off on exciting routes through farmland, fields, and country lanes. As with any adventure, our cyclists occasionally came across the…

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Sep 5, 2019

Alongside our partners at the Canadian Retina Society, the Canadian Council of the Blind, and Novartis, we’re raising awareness about the signs and symptoms of age-related macular degeneration. Check out our PSA,…

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Sep 5, 2019

This month, the Inherited Retinal Dystrophies Consortium Operating for the Under-Represented for Novel Therapies and Services (IRD COUNTS) released a landmark study highlighting the personal costs of living with an inherited retinal…

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