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New Video and Podcast About Accessible Technology

Each year, Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) holds several Vision Quest educational events across the country. Our second Vision Quest of 2018 took place on September 15 in Toronto, Ontario and brought over…

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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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Dr. Philippe Monnier
Inaugural Recipient of the Restore Vision 20/20 Award Announced!

There is no doubt that funding vision research is the surest path to developing new sight-saving treatments. Just ask our Scientific Advisory Board. September 5, 2018 was a very special day for…

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Listen to Dr. Chad Andrews on AMI’s The Pulse

Dr. Chad Andrews, our Manager of Research and Education, recently appeared on the AMI podcast The Pulse to discuss Cycle for Sight (4:00), recent breakthroughs in gene therapy (7:40), Dr. Michel Cayouette’s…

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Decades of Service to the FBC Community

This past August, Sharon Colle, President and CEO of Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) announced that she will be retiring at the end of 2018. We recently sat down with Sharon to discuss…

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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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Apr 25, 2019
From Foundation to Fighter

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…

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May 15, 2019
Patient Study: LCA-10 And USH2

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…

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May 14, 2019
Upcoming Event: Dispelling Myths Surrounding the Vision Health of Older People

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…

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