Dr Michel Cayouette’s team (University of Montreal) has found a way to reactivate cells in the retina and turn them into light-sensing cells, potentially replacing those lost in retinal degeneration. This work,…Read More
This year, Fighting Blindness Canada’s beloved Comic Vision Toronto fundraising event, fused spirits and side-splitting comedy into an unforgettable evening in support of advancing sight-saving research. Held at the historic Concert Hall…Read More
As a child, Ron Champion found himself bumping into things when it was dark. After an eye exam, his eye doctor expressed that Ron had better than average vision and had no…Read More
Tara James, Chair of the Board of Directors of Fighting Blindness Canada, is delighted to announce the appointment of Jennifer Jones as the new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective May…Read More
From April 23-27, Fighting Blindness Canada attended one of the largest vision research conferences in the world: the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). It was illuminating to learn about…Read More
Matthew is at least the fourth generation in his family to be affected by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a rare genetic eye disease that over time makes cells in the retina break down,…Read More
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