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Jul 26, 2013
Researchers Move Closer to Getting a Complete Genetic Picture of the Retina
Identifying the genes and proteins that play a major role in retinal health and vision is an important step in finding preventions and cures for degenerative diseases.
Jul 9, 2013
Foundation Fighting Blindness Presents Llura Liggett Gund Award To University Of Florida Researcher Targeting Vision-Saving Treatments and Cures
William W. Hauswirth, Ph.D., Honored for Lifetime Scientific Achievement at VISIONS 2013
Jul 8, 2013
RetNet: A Web-Based Guide to Every Retinal Disease Gene Known to Man
Check out RetNet, the online catalogue of every known retinal degenerative disease gene.
Jun 30, 2013
Taking Their Story of Vision Loss on the Road
Rollie and Sandie Purvis, parents of two sons with choroideremia, describe their sons’ film project, “Driving Blind.”
Jun 12, 2013
Patient Registries Help Advance Research for Rare Diseases
Many registries enable patients to collect and track information about their health, so they can take an active role in managing their care.
May 24, 2013
A Person of Action: One Woman’s Clinical Trial Experience
By Rich Shea
May 10, 2013
Grow Your Own: Harnessing Muller Glia for Retinal Regeneration
There’s hope for retinal regeneration for humans, thanks to Foundation-funded researcher Dr. Thomas Reh, who is investigating how to derive new photoreceptors from retinal cells called Muller glia.
May 7, 2013
Retinal Regeneration is Major Focus of NEI's Audacious Goal
The goal, “to regenerate the neurons and neural connections in the eye and visual system,” is exactly what people with retinal diseases need to save and restore their vision.
Apr 30, 2013
Researcher Revolutionized Fight Against Blindness and Cancer
A profile on Dr. Robert Langer, a medical researcher who has received dozens of awards, accolades and honorary degrees, including, recently, FFB’s Visionary Award.
Apr 17, 2013
A New Therapeutic Trick for Old Dogs