We are driving research to find cures for blinding retinal degenerative diseases.

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Our Track Record

The Foundation drives the research of prevention, treatments, and cures for people affected by retinal degenerative diseases.

  • 1st gene therapy

    for any inherited disease to be approved by the FDA

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  • $750M dollars raised

    since 1971

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  • 35 VisionWalk events

    throughout the United States

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  • 75 grants awarded

    in 2019 – over 90 investigators, 67 institutions

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