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Mar 17, 2016
Two New Videos Highlight the Foundation's Vital Role in Retinal Research
Dr. Shannon Boye and her Foundation-funded research is the subject of not just one but two new Foundation videos.
Dec 22, 2015
Retinal Researchers May Be Looking for You
If you have a heritable retinal disease, consider registering with My Retina Tracker, the Foundation’s free, secure and confidential registry for people with inherited retinal diseases.
Nov 11, 2015
Past Sun Exposure Increases AMD Risk
Researchers from the University of Cologne in Germany and Radboud University in the Netherlands found that increased sunlight exposure during working life significantly increases risk of AMD later in life.
Oct 8, 2015
A Leap Forward: Spark Therapeutics Seeks FDA Approval for its Vision-Restoring Gene Therapy
Oct 1, 2015
The Challenge Continues: FFB Chairman Gordon Gund is Interviewed on CNBC
In a recent interview with CNBC’ s Brian Sullivan, during a tech-investor conference in Nantucket, Gordon explained why this is such a crucial time in retinal-research history.
Aug 4, 2015
A Surprising Number of Carrier Females are Affected by X-Linked Retinitis Pigmentosa
40 percent of genetically tested XLRP carriers showed a definitive abnormality in at least one of three visions tests.
Jul 28, 2015
First AMD Patient Receives Argus II Bionic Retina
A pioneering, 80-year-old named Ray Flynn is the first AMD patient to receive the Argus II, and he is already reporting that he can see things better in his garden.
Jul 16, 2015
Gene Therapy Strengthens the Retina's Connection to the Brain
What happens to the brain when the eye is enabled to see through gene therapy? Would the brain and eye restart their partnership? We now know the answer is yes.
Jun 27, 2015
VISIONS 2015 — Dr. José Sahel Receives Foundation's Most Prestigious Research Honor
For those of us supporting the drive for vision-saving treatments and cures, he’s exactly the type of person we want on our team.
Jun 26, 2015
VISIONS 2015 — Dr. Shannon Boye Receives FFB Award for Excellence in Gene-Therapy Research
Dr. Boye received the Foundation’s Board of Director’s Award, which was presented at VISIONS 2015, FFB’s annual conference, for achievements in retinal research.