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Help Canadians Benefit from Stem-Cell Therapies – Sign the Petition

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…

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Fork in the Road
Announcing the FBC’s Vision Care Pathways

Along with the brain, the eye is one of the human body’s most intricate components, an elaborate collection of parts working in tandem to do one thing: gather external light and focus…

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Are You Living with Glaucoma?

Are you currently living with glaucoma? If so, we at Fighting Blindness Canada would like to learn about your experiences with the disease so that we can help build a better future…

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RNA Therapies for Inherited Retinal Diseases (IRDs)

I recently participated in a tremendously inspiring meeting, hosted by ProQR, which is a company that is creating new treatments for people living with rare diseases, including blinding eye diseases. ProQR specializes…

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Gene Therapy
Four Vision Research and Treatment Trends to Watch in 2018   

With the December 2017 announcement that the world’s first ocular gene therapy had received approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), there’s no doubt that 2017 was a landmark year…

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Clinician-Scientist Emerging Leader Award: Dr. Brian Ballios

Dr. Brian Ballios has restored vision in mice, but he is not stopping there. He is on a mission to develop stem cell therapies for people living with blindness and has a…

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