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Leber Congenital Amaurosis (LCA)

Julia Bonnett and Family
“I want to see my children’s faces.”

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…

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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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Cayouette Lab Tour
$3.09 million in funding for blinding eye diseases is “a real success story for FBC”

When Dr. Michel Cayouette learned the astounding news that he had been awarded $3.09 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to support his research into blinding eye diseases for…

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10 Years of Cycle for Sight

In 2009, Dave Sweeny, Michael Ovens, Erin George, and Martin de Sousa came together to develop a new way to raise funds in the fight against blindness. Their vision became a reality…

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Steve K
What Will the Future be Like for My Son?

Guest post from Steve’s mom, Catherine Kirugi Like most kids his age, my 9-year old son Steve asks a lot of questions. But one of them always breaks my heart. “Mom, why…

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