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Information for affected individuals and their families about the role of genetic counseling.
Aug 21, 2020
New grants include development of CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing treatments, new disease models, and a retinal regeneration therapy
Apr 22, 2022
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 (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
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.
Jan 4, 2013
Definitive diagnoses for inherited retinal diseases don’t always come easy, even for the patients of the most knowledgeable doctors.
Jun 8, 2018
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
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
Oct 2, 2019
The program will offer patients with inherited retinal disease no-cost genetic testing and genetic counseling in the United States. Look for updated information on how to participate to be posted in mid-October, with program registration starting shortly thereafter.
Aug 22, 2018
The company is taking on a multi-track strategy that includes retinal gene-therapy development, including delivery of over-sized genes and design of a two-step process of gene knockdown and replacement for autosomal dominant conditions.