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May 13, 2015
ARVO 2015 Highlight: New Research Boosts Prospects for Saving Vision with RdCVF
After years of refinement and testing in animal models, the emerging therapy is about a year and a half from moving into a clinical trial.
May 12, 2015
ARVO 2015 Highlight: A Cut-and-Paste Approach to Fixing Retinal-Disease Genes
One of the hot topics at ARVO this year is a rapidly advancing gene-therapy approach called clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats, or CRISPR.
Apr 15, 2015
An interview with Louis Posen, record label founder and retinitis pigmentosa patient.
Apr 14, 2015
Need-to-Know Information about Clinical Trials
A primer on what you can expect from clinical trials.
Mar 20, 2015
People with retinal disease describe their experiences “not looking blind.”
Mar 10, 2015
What Everyone with a Retinal Disease Should Know about Vitamin A
In the retina, vitamin A is an essential ingredient in the complex biochemical process that makes vision possible.
Feb 12, 2015
CME — What It Is, and Why People with Retinal Diseases Should Know About It
Dr. Gerald Fishman discusses cystoid macular edema (CME), a potentially damaging accumulation of fluid in the retina affecting up to 32 percent of people with retinitis pigmentosa (RP).
Feb 3, 2015
A Stem-Cells Video for Kids (and Newbies of All Ages)
Biology and genetics can be difficult to understand for even an educated adult, so when something kid-friendly is produced, especially a video, we are eager to share it.
Oct 29, 2014
Low-Hanging Fruit: Repurposing Drugs to Treat Retinal Diseases
Because repurposing relies on prior research and clinical data, it reduces the cost and time needed to establish a new therapeutic application for the drug.
Oct 14, 2014
Changing Someone’s Life: A New Video Emphasizes the Need to Support FFB’s Mission
Allison Corona is one of 40 people with Leber congenital amaurosis who’ve benefitted from a gene therapy clinical trial.