Dr. David Gamm is a pediatric ophthalmologist investigating how stem cells can be used as a potential treatment for retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Dr. Gamm’s research is supported…Read More
With so many exciting possibilities in stem cell and gene therapy on the horizon, how does Fighting Blindness Canada choose which projects to fund? The answer is simple: we fund the best,…Read More
Dr. Mary Sunderland, Director of Research and Education at Fighting Blindness Canada, recently sat down with civil liberties advocate Danielle McLaughlin on the Kelly & Company Podcast to discuss the dangers of…Read More
Recently, an article published by the Washington Post discussed the growing number of stem cell clinics in the United States offering “cures” for conditions like age-related macular degeneration, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s…Read More
One of our core goals at Fighting Blindness Canada is to accelerate the development of new sight-saving treatments. Lately, we have been writing a lot about the exciting progress in gene therapy,…Read More
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…Read More
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