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Mar 22, 2023
Blindness Community Commemorates Judy Heumann
Judy Heumann worked tirelessly for decades to improve the quality of life, access, and inclusion for all people with disabilities across the globe.
Mar 13, 2023
Blind Paralympian Reaching New Heights
Isaac Jean-Paul was diagnosed with X-linked juvenile retinoschisis (XLRS) at the age of two. Isaac was always set on being a professional athlete, and now he’s a Paralympian, winning bronze in the long jump in the 2020 Games and breaking the high jump world record three times.
Mar 10, 2023
Eye on the Cure Podcast – Episode 42: Paul Bresge
March 10, 2023. Paul Bresge, chief executive officer at Ray Therapeutics, talks to host Ben Shaberman about his company’s emerging optogenetic therapy for restoring vision to people with advanced forms of retinitis pigmentosa (RP), Stargardt disease, and geographic atrophy (advanced dry age-related macular degeneration).
Mar 2, 2023
Foundation Fighting Blindness to honor Doug Zarkin of Pearle Vision and Avi Kaner of Morton Williams Supermarket at 2023 Gala Night for Sight
The May 11th gala will raise awareness and fund research leading to treatments and cures for blinding retinal diseases.
Feb 28, 2023
RD Fund Appoints Mark S. Blumenkranz, MD, MMS to Board of Directors
Ophthalmology visionary Mark S. Blumenkranz, MD, MMS, to join RD Fund’s Board.
Feb 27, 2023
Rewriting the Narrative as the First Black Deaf-Blind Journalist
Steven McCoy has made history as the first black deaf-blind journalist in the world, as he was recently diagnosed with Usher syndrome after a lifelong struggle with hearing loss. Equipped with a passion for storytelling and advocacy, he now uses his voice to create lasting change within the entertainment industry and deaf-blind community.