Jun 16, 2020 Press Releases
The national conference will be held virtually on June 25-27, providing the latest in science and research, practical adapting and thriving, and an opportunity to connect with others who are visually impaired.
May 19, 2020 Press Releases
Hosted by the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Blueprint Genetics, and InformedDNA June 4, 2020, 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. ET
May 15, 2020 Press Releases
Enhancements include streamlined data entry, improved site navigation, better accessibility for low-vision users, and efficient integration with mobile technology.
May 7, 2020 Foundation News
Delays in Research Impacting Therapy Development
May 5, 2020 News
This new virtual event on June 6th will raise awareness and fund research leading to treatments and cures for blindness caused by retinal diseases.
May 1, 2020 News
The Foundation Fighting Blindness is pleased to provide an audio recording and full transcripts of the Insights Forum, our quarterly conference call providing updates to the inherited retinal disease community. The call took place on April 23, 2020.
Apr 22, 2020 Press Releases
The inaugural credit-based event will include education on inherited retinal diseases, physician resources, and current clinical trials.
Apr 10, 2020 The Foundation in the News
Using high-tech, camera-equipped eyeglasses and a healthy pair of eyes with 20/20 vision located hundreds, maybe even thousands, of miles away, a blind New York attorney has help to navigate the city’s busy streets and broken sidewalks.
Mar 31, 2020 Foundation News
The Foundation Fighting Blindness is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and its impact on the IRD community.
Mar 12, 2020 News
Sofia Priebe, 17, is legally blind. Her parents have started a nonprofit, Sofia Sees Hope, to raise funds for research into and awareness of the rare genetic disease Leber congenital amaurosis, which causes her blindness.
Feb 14, 2020 The Foundation in the News
People with disabilities are no different from anyone else. We all have strengths and challenges, and we all seek to be fully engaged in society. Treating blind people differently, either as incapable of conducting everyday tasks in life, or conversely, acting as though our ability to conduct even the most mundane chore is remarkable can be discouraging.