fbpx
Colour
C C C C C
Text
T T
Skip To Content
Ruanne Lai
Apr 20, 2015

Although winning a research award can help motivate scientists, Ruanne Lai doesn’t need extra motivation. For Ruanne, science is a “way of life” rather than simply a job. Ruanne’s recent win, however,…

Read More
Cell Apoptosis
Dec 4, 2014

Photoreceptor cells in the eye capture light, making vision possible. In retinal diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa and dry age-related macular degeneration, photoreceptors die, causing vision loss. Why do photoreceptors die? This…

Read More
Robert Lanza
Oct 16, 2014

Advanced Cell Technology (ACT), an early leader in the field of regenerative medicine, recently published data in The Lancet that shows positive results from its ongoing stem cell transplantation trial. The clinical trial uses…

Read More
Orly
Oct 14, 2014

How would you describe what it feels like to see something? We have lots of language to help us with this. We can talk about colours, textures, shadows, scenery, and movement. We…

Read More
Baby's Face
Sep 17, 2014

Babies born with Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), one of the most common causes of vision loss in children, stand to benefit from an exciting discovery made possible, in part, by Fighting Blindness Canada. The…

Read More
Laboratory Researchers
May 7, 2014

Clinical trials of valproic acid for the treatment of retinitis pigmentosa began in both the USA and Korea in late 2011. As well, a smaller shorter open-label trial was begun in Japan….

Read More

Join the Fight!

Learn how your support is helping to bring a future without blindness into focus! Be the first to learn about the latest breakthroughs in vision research and events in your community by subscribing to our eNews.

I have read and accepted the privacy policy