Denver Chapter

Contact Info

Lindsey Blankenship, Chapter President

denver@fightingblindness.org

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On Saturday, August 1, 2020, the Foundation Fighting Blindness held a free, public educational webinar symposium providing the latest information on retinal disease research and the latest in adaptive technology and low vision services in Colorado.

Research panelists included:

  • Marc Mathias, M.D. from University of Colorado Eye Center
  • Alan E. Kimura , M.D., M.P.H, from Colorado Retina Associates
  • Dr Deanine Halliman, Director of Clinical Research & Medical Affairs from Applied Genetics Technology Corp., to discuss current human clinical trials
  • Kelsey Zegar, M.S.,C.G.C .from Informed DNA to discuss genetic testing

Adaptive technology and low vision service panelists included reprensentatives from:

  • Audio Information Network
  • Center for People with Disabilities
  • Colorado Center for the Blind
  • Colorado Department of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Colorado Retina Associates
  • Ensight Skills Center
  • Techy Joe Computer Solutions and
  • Tides Changing Therapy

 

Chapter Events

Jun 12, 2021 EST Event

Spring '21 National Virtual VisionWalk

Participants from across the nation will join together virtually on Saturday, June 12th to show our united, unwavering commitment to the Foundation Fighting Blindness’ mission to search for treatments and cures for blinding retinal diseases.

Foundation Contact

Renee Paulsell

Director, Chapter Engagemenet

+1 (417) 840-5298

Foundation Contact

Richard Faubion

Senior Director, Development

+1 (866) 782-7330