Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
This is a guest post by Ruanne Vent-Schmidt My name is Ruanne Vent-Schmidt and I am a PhD candidate in Dr. Orson Moritz’s lab. Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) is funding Dr. Moritz’s…Read More
Cycle for Sight season has kicked off in Toronto! Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) has been hosting Beer Tasting Socials at bike stores across the GTA to encourage people to learn more about…Read More
Could a future stem cell replacement therapy restore vision to people who are living with blindness? That is Dr. David Gamm’s plan. Dr. Gamm is leading one of four teams that have…Read More
Right now, over one million Canadians are living with blinding eye diseases and as vision fades, so too can hope. To date, donors of the Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) have contributed more…Read More
On Saturday, October 20, 2018, family and friends of the Celebre’s came together in support of one very special little boy. Nicholas Celebre was born with Usher syndrome, a condition that causes…Read More
Guest-written by Deborah Scott. Our daughter Olivia was 5 years old when she was diagnosed with a blinding eye disease called retinitis pigmentosa (RP). It was difficult for us to comprehend what…Read More
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