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Sep 18, 2020 Retinal Disease Research Advances
Recent developments in research on retinitis pigmintosa.
Sep 14, 2020 Beacon Stories
Michael was matched with his first guide dog, Geo, a yellow Labrador retriever, in March 2020, two years after he applied with Guiding Eyes for the Blind. Michael and Geo now have a relationship unlike any other.
Odylia Therapeutics and the Foundation Fighting Blindness have teamed up to hold a four (4) part preclinical and translational research webinar series. This series will focus on genetic technologies for blinding diseases and will provide tangible advice and educational materials to researchers in the inherited retinal disease (IRD) space.
Funded Grants and Awards for Fiscal Year 2020 (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020)
Funded Grants and Awards for Fiscal Year 2019 (July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019)
Aug 21, 2020 Press Releases
New grants include development of CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing treatments, new disease models, and a retinal regeneration therapy
Aug 17, 2020 Eye On the Cure Research News
The paper provides insights into the genetic landscape of inherited retinal diseases
Aug 12, 2020 Science Education
Everything patients and families want to know about gene therapy…and a little bit more
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.