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Mike Sapieha and his lab colleagues
Apr 5, 2016

Caption: FBC-funded scientist Dr. Mike Sapieha (7th from the left) along with his laboratory group at the Hôpital Maisonneuve Rosemont. Will you develop the wet form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)? Right now,…

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Sharon Colle Orson Moritz
Apr 4, 2016

The video was created by Uwe Rafael Braun, Director/Editor, Atomic Cartoons Inc., and was made possible thanks to the generous support of Rob Simmons, Director of Finance and Business Affairs, Atomic Cartoons…

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Mar 14, 2016

Story guest authored by Derek Waldner with contributions by Dr. Mary Sunderland. Derek is a neuroscience graduate student at the University of Calgary and a knowledge translation intern at Fighting Blindness Canada. Even though…

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Feb 17, 2016

Like most mothers, Anastasia has spent a lot of time dreaming about her child’s future. She’s watched her daughter Salvina belt out a song and wondered if she’ll someday be on stage….

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Dr. Mary Sunderland
Dec 11, 2015

In 2015, the Foundation invested in research to understand vision, preserve vision, and restore sight. All of the Foundation’s funded projects are “translational” research, which means that the long-term goal of each…

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Vision Quest Panel 2015
Dec 7, 2015

How can we “translate” vision science discoveries into new sight-saving treatments? In Canada, we are fortunate that top thinkers across the country are working on this question. Finding answers requires contributions from…

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