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Jun 30, 2021

Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) is pleased to be supporting Dr. Peter Campochiaro’s (Wilmer Eye Institute, John Hopkins University) research into retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Dr. Campochiaro is a world-renowned clinician-scientist whose research program…

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Jun 28, 2021

Dr. Sarah McFarlane, University of Calgary, is studying how retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells move with the hope that it may be used to increase the success of cell replacement therapy for…

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Jun 8, 2021

Meet longtime Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) supporters Mort and Marilyn Ritz: Mort and Marilyn were both born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. They met on a blind date and have now been…

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Jun 7, 2021

At Fighting Blindness Canada, we often connect with pharmaceutical companies who are developing treatments for blinding eye diseases and are working to understand the patient voice. We have developed a brief survey…

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Jun 3, 2021

The award will support promising early career clinician-scientists undertaking cutting-edge vision research. Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) is pleased to announce the three recipients of the 2021 Clinician Scientist Emerging Leader Award (CSEL)….

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May 31, 2021

In this third wave of COVID-19, the undersigned Canadian health charities urge provincial governments to shorten the interval between COVID-19 vaccine doses for residents who are living with pre-existing health conditions. Our…

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