The first human trial of a gene therapy for choroideremia has announced preliminary results on six people: two of these patients have experienced significant improvements in vision. The findings were published in…Read More
A $5 million grant from Alberta’s provincial health funder is establishing a Canadian Centre of Excellence for ocular gene therapy research. Drs. Ian MacDonald and Tania Bubela at the University of Alberta…Read More
Dr. Ian MacDonald and his team at the University of Alberta are internationally recognized experts in the study of choroideremia, a rare blinding disease that typically affects young men beginning in adolescence….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
In this panel discussion from Vision Quest Vancouver on April 27, 2019, experts from around the world introduced the new era of gene therapy and discussed what this means for the future…Read More
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