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Mar 31, 2023
Eye on the Cure Podcast - Episode 43: Marinna Madrid, PhD
March 31, 2023. Marinna Madrid, PhD, co-founder and chief product officer at Cellino, talks about her groundbreaking work in developing lasers as a doctoral student and her company’s innovative approach for manufacturing personalized cell-based therapies including those for retinal diseases.
Mar 31, 2023
The Eye on the Cure Podcast from the Foundation Fighting Blindness provides science information, news, and insights from the world of vision and retinal diseases. The podcasts are hosted by Ben Shaberman, vice president, science communications, and often include conversations with guests from the research and vision communities.
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 24, 2023
Recording Available: Foundation Insights Forum – February 16, 2023
The Foundation Fighting Blindness is pleased to provide a recording and full transcript of the Insights Forum, our quarterly conference call providing updates to the inherited retinal disease community. The call took place on February 16, 2023.
Feb 23, 2023
Eye on the Cure Podcast – Episode 41: Dean Bok, PhD
February 24, 2023. Dean Bok, PhD, a distinguished professor and renowned researcher at UCLA, talks with host Ben Shaberman about his pivotal discovery in the late 1960s of the daily renewal process for photoreceptors in the retina and other early, groundbreaking discoveries about retinal diseases.
Feb 21, 2023
Foundation Fighting Blindness to Host their Spring VisionWalks
These VisionWalk events taking place this spring will raise awareness and fund research finding treatments and cures for blinding retinal diseases.
Feb 13, 2023
The Foundation Makes an Impact on Retinal Research
The Foundation Fighting Blindness’ long-term impact on moving the inherited retinal disease field forward towards treatments and cures.
Feb 10, 2023
Eye on the Cure Podcast – Episode 40: Rebecca Alexander
February 10, 2023. Rebecca Alexander talks candidly with host Ben Shaberman about her journey with Usher syndrome. Reflecting on her own experiences, she discusses how people with vision loss and their loved ones can practice good emotional care and advocate for their needs.