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Sep 29, 2022

Dr. Sachdev Sidhu (University of Toronto) is a biomedical engineer with extensive experience in drug development. Dr. Sidhu established the Toronto Recombinant Antibody Centre (TRAC) which houses a state-of-the-art platform to generate…

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Sep 26, 2022

Teamwork really does make the dream work! We are excited to share news of a Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) funded discovery recently published in the journal Science Advances achieved through a collaboration…

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Sep 22, 2022

Fighting Blindness Canada is pleased to hear the announcement that Canadians are one step closer to accessing Luxturna® (generic name: voretigene neparvovec)i, a sight-saving gene therapy. The pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance has concluded…

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Sep 7, 2022

Comic Vision is Fighting Blindness Canada’s (FBC) signature comedy show in support of vision research and has been bringing people together since 1999, spreading hope, vision loss awareness, and education by using…

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Sep 2, 2022

Amy Amantea is the host of Accessible Media Inc.’s (AMI), Accessing Art with Amy, where she connects with artists with disabilities across Canada. As an artist impacted by vision loss, Amy is…

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Aug 16, 2022

Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) is fortunate to be surrounded by a group of fierce supporters, including our national ambassadors. Our inspiring ambassadors share their stories at FBC events and fundraisers, helping to…

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