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From Bench to Bedside and Back Again: ARVO Comes to Canada

The phrase “from the bench to the bedside” is often used to describe the path to new medical treatments, beginning with a discovery at the laboratory “bench” and finishing when patients can…

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ÉVOLUER POUR MIEUX VAINCRE

UN MOT DU PRÉSIDENT-DIRECTEUR GÉNÉRAL Depuis 45 ans, la fondation Fighting Blindness recueille des fonds pour financer des recherches de la plus haute importance sur les maladies de l’œil causant la cécité. Depuis…

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FROM FOUNDATION TO FIGHTER

A LETTER 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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“Gene Therapy Has Arrived!”

Canada’s first ocular gene therapy clinical trial was led by Dr. Ian MacDonald. The FBC was proud to be one of the funders who made this trial possible – as Dr. MacDonald…

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Listen to Dr. Chad Andrews on CAT’s Assistive Technologies Podcast, Banter

Our Senior Manager of Research and Education, Dr. Chad Andrews, recently appeared on Banter, a podcast run by Canadian Assistive Technologies. Beginning at 26:30, he discusses the state of FBC-funded stem cell…

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Shorcan Charity Day Raises Another $10,000 for Vision Research

On January 24, 2019, Shorcan Brokers Limited contributed $10,000 to Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) as part of its 21st Annual Charity Day. Every year, Shorcan, TMX Group’s fixed income interdealer brokerage, donates one…

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