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Jun 19, 2012 Eye On the Cure Research News
How do you know if a treatment is legit? There should be preclinical and clinical trial data published in a peer-reviewed journal on research for the treatment.
Jun 12, 2012 Science Education
How therapies will likely be used synergistically in the future.
May 30, 2012 Beacon Stories
Brooke James has had more than a glimpse of what it means to be blind in certain parts of the world. And she can assure you, it’s scary.
May 3, 2012 Science Education
While it may not seem obvious, the FDA ultimately drives everything — the researchers and the money. That’s because without FDA approval, you have no treatment, even if you have great research and adequate funding.
Apr 12, 2012 Beacon Stories
The parents of young children affected by retinal diseases walk a fine line – between making the best of a trying situation and preparing for the worst.
Apr 11, 2012 Science Education
A quick primer on genes and their critical role in building proteins.
Mar 21, 2012 Science Education
Dr. David Gamm on the potential of stem cell research to benefit patients with retinal degenerations.
Mar 19, 2012 Beacon Stories
When it comes to describing Eric Fulton, “gregarious” is a more-than-appropriate adjective for the husband and father of two who, fittingly, is also communications manager at the Bethesda-based Clark Construction Group. “It comes naturally to me,” he says of his ability to mix it up with people. “The cause makes it easier. But, otherwise, I’m pretty outgoing; I like to talk to people. It’s what I do.”
Feb 9, 2012 Science Education
What you need to know (and what to expect) about clinical trials.
Oct 4, 2011 Eye On the Cure Research News
A Foundation-funded research group is developing a gene therapy that revives degenerating cones, enabling them to regain their ability to respond to light and provide vision.