Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
Right now, over one million Canadians are living with blinding eye diseases and as vision fades, so too can hope. To date, donors of the Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) have contributed more…Read More
Clinician-Scientist Emerging Leader Award: Dr. Jacob Rullo Dr. Jacob Rullo is studying the connection between vitamin D inside the eye and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in the…Read More
Guest-written by Deborah Scott. Our daughter Olivia was 5 years old when she was diagnosed with a blinding eye disease called retinitis pigmentosa (RP). It was difficult for us to comprehend what…Read More
Story guest-authored by Julia Bonnett. I knew I was losing my sight. During college, I was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a disease that progressively narrows my field of vision and leads…Read More
Since 2001, our friends at the Stem Cell Network (SCN) have been transforming stem cell research, bringing it closer to the clinic and marketplace. As the only national network of regenerative medicine…Read More
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…Read More
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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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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