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Top 10 Science-y Summer Tips

So far this year, the pace of vision research has been sizzling! To celebrate the arrival of sizzling weather, we asked Fighting Blindness Canada (FBC) staff to share their favourite FBC science…

Top 10: Vision Quest 2016

“Discover Your Path” was the theme of FBC’s Vision Quest educational events in 2016. We visited four Canadian cities, hosted seven different events, and got to meet more than 750 attendees, clinicians,…

Breaking Research News: Your Gut Influences the Development of Blinding Eye Diseases

A game-changing study by FBC-funded scientist Dr. Przemyslaw (Mike) Sapieha, uncovered that bacteria in your intestines may play an important role in determining if you will develop the blinding eye disease, wet…

Breaking News: Six New FBC-Funded Research Projects Announced!

We are thrilled to announce the six winning research projects from Fighting Blindness Canada’s annual grant competition! Keep reading to learn how these projects are fueling the development of new treatments for…

Will You Develop Wet Age-related Macular Degeneration? Your MicroRNA May Hold The Answer

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,…

A New View of Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Starving Eye Cells Contribute To Loss Of Vision In Seniors

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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