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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…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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