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May 19, 2021

A new strategic research and development (R&D) alliance was announced on May 17, 2021 between BlueRock Therapeutics LP, FUJIFILM Cellular Dynamics Inc (FCDI) and Opsis Therapeutics LLC to develop new cell therapies…

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May 11, 2021

Fighting Blindness Canada, partnering with the Canadian Council of the Blind and key partners, the Canadian Association of Optometrists and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, commissioned new research, The Cost of Vision loss…

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Apr 30, 2021

Increased wait times, postponed surgeries and postponed eye injections among the impacts the pandemic has had on eye care in the province. The COVID-19 pandemic has had dire consequences for Ontario patients…

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Apr 5, 2021

Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) is pleased to announce a new award to support research by Dr. Arlene Drack (University of Iowa) to develop a new gene therapy treatment for retinal degeneration caused…

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Apr 1, 2021

Charles Bonnet Syndrome (CBS) is a condition where a person with vision loss sees things that aren’t there (visual hallucinations). CBS is caused by the brain adjusting to significant vision loss and…

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Mar 7, 2021

This World Glaucoma Awareness Week we’re helping raise awareness by sharing valuable information about glaucoma and answering common questions surrounding symptoms, risk, and prevention. Keep reading to learn from ophthalmologist and glaucoma…

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