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On The Road to Personalized Therapies for Blindness: New Study Reveals Why Genetic Testing is Vital

Every day, my research is focused on developing an effective treatment for the blinding eye disease retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Recently, we made an alarming discovery: the SAME drug makes some genetic forms of…

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4 Big Predictions for Vision Research in 2017

Last year was full of remarkable developments in vision science. Important discoveries in stem cell biology filled in key knowledge gaps, while advancements in gene therapy moved optogenetics from the realm of…

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Top 10: Vision Quest 2016

“Discover Your Path” was the theme of FBC’s Vision Quest educational events in 2016. We visited four Canadian cities, hosted seven different events, and got to meet more than 750 attendees, clinicians,…

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Top 10 Discoveries Driving the Race to Restore Sight in 2016

At the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB) we are motivated by a singular goal: develop new treatments for blindness and vision loss. This goal fuels all of the research that we fund. Today,…

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Watch Our Facebook Live Videos From The Vision Quest Toronto Retinal Disease Session

On November 4, 2016, we presented our Vision Quest educational session on retinal diseases to a live audience in Toronto. A panel of Canada’s top vision researchers discussed the latest advancements in…

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Everything You Need To Know About Clinical Trials

What is a clinical trial? Clinical trials are experiments that test whether a new intervention, such as a drug or surgery, will work in people. The main goal of clinical trials is…

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