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Feb 24, 2023
Recording Available: Foundation Insights Forum – February 16, 2023
The Foundation Fighting Blindness is pleased to provide a recording and full transcript of the Insights Forum, our quarterly conference call providing updates to the inherited retinal disease community. The call took place on February 16, 2023.
Feb 23, 2023
Eye on the Cure Podcast – Episode 41: Dean Bok, PhD
February 24, 2023. Dean Bok, PhD, a distinguished professor and renowned researcher at UCLA, talks with host Ben Shaberman about his pivotal discovery in the late 1960s of the daily renewal process for photoreceptors in the retina and other early, groundbreaking discoveries about retinal diseases.
Feb 21, 2023
Foundation Fighting Blindness to Host their Spring VisionWalks
These VisionWalk events taking place this spring will raise awareness and fund research finding treatments and cures for blinding retinal diseases.
The Foundation Fighting Blindness Chapter network brings people together across the country to join in fighting blinding retinal diseases. Our family of volunteers and leaders stand up for those impacted by blinding diseases.
Feb 18, 2023
FDA Approves Apellis’ SYFOVRE™ for the Treatment of Geographic Atrophy Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
Geographic atrophy (GA) is the advanced form of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) which causes blindness in one million people in the United States and 5 million worldwide.
This is the first time that a treatment has been approved for this leading cause of blindness.
Feb 14, 2023
A Love Without Limits: How John and Min Conquer Blindness Together
In honor of Valentine’s Day, the Foundation Fighting Blindness brings you a special edition of our Beacon Story series, which covers the unique journey of visually impaired couple John and Min.
Feb 13, 2023
The Foundation Makes an Impact on Retinal Research
The Foundation Fighting Blindness’ long-term impact on moving the inherited retinal disease field forward towards treatments and cures.
Feb 10, 2023
Eye on the Cure Podcast – Episode 40: Rebecca Alexander
February 10, 2023. Rebecca Alexander talks candidly with host Ben Shaberman about her journey with Usher syndrome. Reflecting on her own experiences, she discusses how people with vision loss and their loved ones can practice good emotional care and advocate for their needs.
Jan 25, 2023
Foundation Fighting Blindness to Host PRPH2 and Associated Retinal Diseases Workshop
Session to have special translational research emphasis on PRPH2 and inherited macular dystrophies.
Mutations in PRPH2 are a relatively common cause of several inherited retinal degenerations, including: retinitis pigmentosa (RP), pattern macular dystrophies (PMDs), cone-rod dystrophies (CRDs), and central areolar choroidal dystrophy (CACD).