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Feb 28, 2017
Much of the information and data shared during the meeting came out of ProgSTAR, the FFB-CRI-funded natural history study of 365 Stargardt disease patients.
Feb 17, 2017
Company Builds on FFB’s Initial Investment to Garner $265 Million in Therapy Development Funding
Jan 19, 2017
The Foundation Fighting Blindness Clinical Research Institute (FFB-CRI) has announced an investment of up to $7.5 million to advance the potential therapy into and through a Phase II clinical trial.
Dec 21, 2016
Improved outcome measures will make clinical trials for degenerative retinal diseases — including age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the world’s leading cause of blindness in seniors, and inherited retinal conditions such as RP and Stargardt disease — less expensive to conduct and able to deliver more precise results.
Dec 19, 2016
By changing the identity of cells in the retina–namely rods–researchers may someday be able to slow or halt vision loss for those with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and other related conditions.
Nov 2, 2016
Identifying mutations cannot only help deliver a prognosis for a patient, it can direct them to clinical trials for therapies to save their vision.
Oct 18, 2016
Understanding the pathways of the retinal neural network — and how they are rewired with aging and disease — is helpful in trying to save and restore vision.
Oct 11, 2016
Dr. Shinya Yamanka discussed his early clinical trial for iPSC-derived retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells for a 78-year-old woman with advanced wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Oct 6, 2016
The complex and elusive nature of these conditions can also extend to the way they are passed down in families, making diagnosis and prognosis quite challenging.
Sep 6, 2016
The investigators found that in canines, the retinal degeneration is remarkably similar to that in humans with NPHP5 mutations.