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The Value of iPSCs for Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cell therapy has emerged as one of the most promising approaches in the fight to end blindness, and Dr. Gilbert Bernier’s research has played an enormous role in pushing the field…

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Neon Cells
Clinician-Scientist Emerging Leader Award: Dr. Brian Ballios

Dr. Brian Ballios has restored vision in mice, but he is not stopping there. He is on a mission to develop stem cell therapies for people living with blindness and has a…

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Top 10 Science-y Summer Tips

So far this year, the pace of vision research has been sizzling! To celebrate the arrival of sizzling weather, we asked Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) staff to share their favourite FBC science…

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Facebook Live
Let’s Talk Gene Therapy Research With Dr. Mary Sunderland & Dr. Chad Andrews (VIDEO)

On the first Tuesday of every month, Fighting Blindness Canada sends out eNews, our e-newsletter featuring the latest and most exciting research breakthroughs. Soon after each eNews, our very own Director of Research and…

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World’s First Experimental Therapy Involving Reprogrammed Donor Stem Cells Aims to Treat Macular Degeneration

Stem cells are frequently in the news. At Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) we love reading about stem cell discoveries, but high-frequency reporting can make it challenging to identify truly significant breakthroughs, such…

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Dr. Philippe Monnier
Halting Cell Death to Save Vision

It is a fundamental principle in biology: eventually, everything dies. Dr. Philippe Monnier is no stranger to the principle. He confronts it within his lab on a regular basis. But while he…

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Apr 25, 2019

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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Sep 9, 2019

This year, participants in Cycle for Sight events across the country set off on exciting routes through farmland, fields, and country lanes. As with any adventure, our cyclists occasionally came across the…

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Sep 5, 2019

Alongside our partners at the Canadian Retina Society, the Canadian Council of the Blind, and Novartis, we’re raising awareness about the signs and symptoms of age-related macular degeneration. Check out our PSA,…

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Laboratory Researchers
Sep 5, 2019

This month, the Inherited Retinal Dystrophies Consortium Operating for the Under-Represented for Novel Therapies and Services (IRD COUNTS) released a landmark study highlighting the personal costs of living with an inherited retinal…

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