Sep 24, 2020 Press Releases
The event will review best practices for care and management of patients with inherited retinal diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa, Usher syndrome, and Stargardt disease.
Aug 21, 2020 Press Releases
New grants include development of CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing treatments, new disease models, and a retinal regeneration therapy
Aug 12, 2020 Press Releases
This exclusive conversation and acoustic performance by Sam and Casey Harris of X Ambassadors on August 20, will raise awareness and funds to find treatments and cures for blinding diseases.
Aug 5, 2020 The Foundation in the News
In 2018, the Foundation Fighting Blindness launched a venture philanthropy investment arm called the Retinal Degeneration (RD) Fund to help companies and researchers advance promising treatments for inherited retinal diseases into and through early-stage human studies. Currently, the RD Fund has allocated about 75% of its $72 million fund to eight investments.
Aug 4, 2020 Foundation 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 July 30, 2020.
Jul 29, 2020 The Foundation in the News
Company formed with $8.15 million Series 1; led by founding investors Hatteras Venture Partners and the Foundation Fighting Blindness
Jul 22, 2020 Press Releases
Accepting grant applications for advancing retinal degeneration treatments toward human studies
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