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FBC announces new award to fund BBS10 research

Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) is pleased to announce a new award to support research by Dr. Arlene Drack (University of Iowa) to develop a new gene therapy treatment for retinal degeneration caused…

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Diseases Spotlight: Charles Bonnet Syndrome

Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS) is a condition where a person with vision loss sees things that aren’t there (visual hallucinations). CBS is caused by the brain adjusting to significant vision loss and…

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Disease Spotlight: Adult Refsum Disease

With a prevalence of one in 1 million, adult Refsum disease (ARD) is an inherited metabolic disorder that is one of the rarest causes of retinitis pigmentosa. People with ARD have a…

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My White Cane: FeatuRing FBC’s Shari Shaw

This White Cane Week we’re sharing an inspirational written piece from Fighting Blindness Canada’s very own Health Information Officer, Shari Shaw. Shari lives with retinitis pigmentosa (RP), an inherited retinal disease that…

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Longstanding FBC Member Donates $100,000 towards sight-saving research

Current President and Owner of Fred Deeley Limited, and Past President of Deeley Harley-Davidson Canada, Malcolm Hunter helped bring hope this new year for over 1.5 million Canadians living with vision loss….

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Celebrating International Day of Women & Girls in Science: Q&A with Dr. Ellen Zhou

February 11th marks International Day of Women and Girls in Science. To help spread awareness and shine light on the importance of women in science, we connected with 2020 Fighting Blindness Canada…

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