Today, we are excited to announce a truly transformative discovery that will “rapidly accelerate” the development of cell-based therapies—not just for blinding eye diseases, but for all kinds of regenerative medicine! One…Read More
Clinician-Scientist Emerging Leader Award: Dr. Matthew Benson Dr. Matthew Benson knows that improving our understanding of why blinding eye diseases happen will lay foundations for developing effective new treatments. He is particularly…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
At a recent Vision Quest event in Toronto focused on inherited retinal diseases, four clinician-scientists sat down to discuss FBC’s Patient Registry. In the video linked below (also provided in podcast format),…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
Question: Hi Dr. McFarlane! Can you please introduce yourself and tell us how you became interested in vision research and zebrafish? Dr. McFarlane: I am a Professor in the Department of Cell…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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