Displaying 1–10 of 727 for “retinal diseases”
Genetic Testing For Retinal Degenerative Diseases: Information and Resources for Affected Individuals, Families and Health Care Providers
Information for affected individuals and their families about the role of genetic counseling.
Aug 10, 2022
Foundation Commits More Than $15 Million to 23 Promising Research Projects for Eradicating Retinal Diseases
Funding for the new grants was made possible by Foundation’s strong donor base and philanthropic partners
Aug 21, 2020
Foundation Fighting Blindness Commits $6.5 Million for New Retinal Disease Research Grants
New grants include development of CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing treatments, new disease models, and a retinal regeneration therapy
Apr 22, 2022
Foundation Summit Highlights Robust Growth in Commercial Development for Retinal Disease Therapies
The Foundation’s Investing in Cures Summit (ICS), held on April 2, 2022, in Half Moon Bay, California, convened 175 researchers, industry executives, and constituents to present and discuss the expanding and accelerating commercial development of emerging therapies for retinal degenerative diseases.
Aug 28, 2018
The Foundation Fighting Blindness Awards $3.5 Million in 11 New Research and Clinician Career Development Awards for Retinal Diseases
The Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB), the world’s leading private funding source for inherited retinal disease research, announced major awards in two areas: promising research projects in retinal diseases and career development for clinical researchers.
Oct 6, 2016
Embrace Your Exceptions: A Mantra for Understanding Retinal-Disease Inheritance
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.
Nov 10, 2022
Foundation Launching its Largest Natural History Study to Date for 1,500 People with Inherited Retinal Diseases Caused by Rare Mutated Genes
Uni-Rare Study will improve clinical understanding of more IRDs and boost development of potential therapies.
Jan 4, 2013
Getting the Right Diagnosis for a Retinal Disease
Definitive diagnoses for inherited retinal diseases don’t always come easy, even for the patients of the most knowledgeable doctors.
Jun 8, 2018
Foundation Fighting Blindness and CheckedUp® Partner to Educate Retinal-Disease Patients About Research, Resources, and Emerging Therapies During Doctor Visits
The Foundation Fighting Blindness (the Foundation) and CheckedUp have formed a collaborative partnership to deliver patient-friendly diagnostic and disease-management information to people with retinal diseases such as age-related macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, and Stargardt disease during their visits to eye doctors.
Oct 12, 2017
FDA Advisory Committee Unanimously Recommends Approval of Investigational LUXTURNA™ (voretigene neparvovec) for Patients with Biallelic RPE65-mediated Inherited Retinal Disease
Investigational LUXTURNA has the potential to be both the first pharmacologic treatment for an inherited retinal disease (IRD) and the first gene therapy for a genetic disease in the United States
First adeno-associated viral (AAV) vector investigational candidate to reach this stage of FDA review
Investigational LUXTURNA clinical program includes up to four years of efficacy data, with observation ongoing