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Jun 12, 2017

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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Jun 6, 2017

Many experts agree that gene replacement therapy is a novel approach to treating inherited degenerative retinal diseases, especially when the disease is caused by a single gene defect (or mutation). Gene replacement…

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Ruanne Lai
Jun 1, 2017

There is a lot of optimism for the potential to treat inherited eye diseases with gene therapy. Around the world, scientists are exploring ways to fix the genetic errors that lead to…

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Pathway
May 25, 2017

What is it like to live with a blinding eye disease in Canada? Do you have access to the vision care resources that you need? How can Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) help…

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Cell Illustration
Apr 4, 2017

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
Apr 3, 2017

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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